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Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts Through art, we can explore connections, reunite with natural spaces, engage with each other, and effect change that supports the human and natural experience.

Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts invites you to participate in our upcoming outdoor art exhibit. We are seeking artists, creators, makers, and anyone interested in forming connections with art, the community of Lebanon, and outdoor spaces. The exhibit will be located along the Veteran’s Memorial Walk and Meadowbank Park between 9th and 12th Streets. The outdoor exhibit begins May 7, 2021 and ends October 31, 2021. Continue scrolling to view locations. Click on the buttons below to view the exhibit information and application form and location map.

Site 1 Young tree, Exhibit can be on or around tree. Weed barrier or mat required for exhibit that extends into grassy areas.

Site 2 Tall tree, Exhibit can be on or around tree. Exhibit cannot extend to grassy areas.

Site 3 Large grassy area. Exhibit on fence or oriented close to fence. If exhibit extends to grass a weed barrier or mat will be needed.

Site 4 Triple trees, shady area, exhibit can be suspended in or around trees. Exhibit cannot extend to grassy areas.

Site 5 Large tree, asphalt area overlooking park. Exhibit can be in or around tree or on asphalt area.

Site 6 Mature tree location, Exhibit can be placed in or around tree.

Site 7 Large tree with paved area. Exhibit may be on or around tree and extend on to paved area. No exhibit on grassy areas.

Site 8 Rocky area, Rocky area can be used as a platform for exhibit. Fence of dike area can be used in exhibit. Boxie building in the background. No exhibit in grassy areas.

Site 9 Mature tree, tree stump, and branch area. Exhibit can be in or around trees.

Site 10 Cement area close to park entrance. Platform area can be used for the exhibit. Exhibit cannot extend to grass.

Site 11 Industrial area by Boxie building. Weed barrier or mat required for exhibits in grassy areas.

Artistically consider connections between human and nature, nature with nature, nature to industry, water to land, humanity to industry.

Connections: those invisible ligaments that enable disconnected parts to function. Through art, we can explore connections, reunite with natural spaces, engage with each other, and effect change that supports the human and natural experience.

Where: Identified locations along the Veteran’s Memorial Walk and Meadowbank Park between 9th and 12th Streets

When: Outdoor exhibit begins May 7, 2021 and ends October 31, 2021

Exhibit Contact:Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts, 770 Cumberland St. Lebanon, PA 17042 lebanonartscouncil@gmail.com Sharon Zook 717 821 1503 Courtney Reimann creimann@comcast.net

How to Apply: Complete application and requested information found on the last page. Applications and other materials may be returned to LVCA: 1. Dropped off at LVCA when we are open. 2. Mailed to Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts, 770 Cumberland St. Lebanon, PA 17042 3. Emailed to lebanonartscouncil@gmail.com

Eligibility: The exhibit is open to any interested person or group wishing to submit an application; including professionals, non-professionals, schools, students, naturalists, artists, designers, etc.

Location detail: The Veterans Memorial Walk and Meadowbank Park are located just north west of Downtown Lebanon along the Hazel Dike. The exhibit extends for 3 blocks along the dike and within the nearly 1 acre park, formerly known as “Meadowbank”.

Art in the Wild Schedule: Apply-Applications due by March 15, 2021; Approval-March 17, 2021; Pre-Installation Meeting March 20, 2021; Art Installation Completed by-May 1; Artist Reception-June 4, 2021; Exhibit display- May 7-October 16, 2021; Removal Deadline-November 6, 2021

Rules: Nature of Artwork: Integration of the artwork within the landscape (site) will be a key factor in the success of the art installation.

Site Selection: Approximately 11 land sites will be identified for artwork installation along the Veteran’s Memorial Walk and Meadowbank Park. The identified sites will be available for review by interested artists by March 1, 2021, weather permitting. Walk the trail and select your top two sites. Sites will be marked with a numbered flag. A map identifying the site locations will be available online and at LVCA’s Gallery 770 during regular open hours on Saturdays from 10AM-1PM. Honoring each artist’s requested priority site to its best ability, the committee will assign each artist a specific site for his/her installation. Sites with multiple requests will be assigned through a lottery system.

Pre-Installation Meeting: The selected Artists are required to attend a pre-installation meeting that will be held Saturday, March 20, 2021 in LVCA’s Gallery 770 at 10 AM. Final information concerning site assignments, installation procedures and other details will be presented and discussed.

Materials: The artwork installations must consist of predominantly natural materials and the use of color is encouraged. Artists are encouraged to incorporate live or dead, existing trees or plants that are already a part of the site into their design.

Construction/Removal: The artists is responsible for all artwork delivery, assembly, installation, removal and shipping and site restoration and assumes the costs related thereto.

Maintenance: It is the responsibility of the respective artists to maintain his/her installation throughout the duration of the exhibit so that the installation is clearly visible. The Exhibit Contact will notify artists about any required maintenance. If an artist fails to adequately maintain his/her installation, the artwork, at the discretion of the LVCA, may be removed from the exhibit.

Liability: The park is a public space that is not monitored by The City of Lebanon or Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts. The artists are responsible for the funding, installation, insurance, maintenance, and timely removal of their respective art installations. Neither the City of Lebanon or Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts provides for insurance or liability coverage. Artists submit their work and participate in the Art in the Wild 2021 exhibit at their own risk.

Sales: Artists own their installation and may sell their work during the exhibit period, but the work must remain on-site for the duration of the exhibit. Artists agree that in the event of the sale of their work during the exhibit, a contribution in the amount of 20% of the sale price will be made to Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts.

Publicity: All official publicity for the Art in the Wild 2021 Exhibit “Connections” including, but not limited to press releases, brochures, flyers, etc., will be handled by Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts and their sponsors. Artists accepted into the exhibit are encouraged to attend 2 or more of the First Friday Art Walks in June through October.

A complete application is required for consideration. Questions may be emailed to lebanonartscouncil@gmail.com

How to Apply:Complete application on following page. Applications and other materials may be returned to LVCA: 1. Dropped off at LVCA during open hours. 2. Mailed to Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts, 770 Cumberland St. Lebanon, PA 17042 3. Emailed to lebanonartscouncil@gmail.com

EXHIBIT APPLICATION 2021

Artist’s Name______________________Signature______________________________

Street Address___________________________________________________________

City_____________________________State___________Zip_____________________

Phone___________________Email ______________________________Date________

Additional Information for Student Groups or Artist Groups: Names of each Participant

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

Select two preferred sites from the map. 1.__________________. 2._____________________

Please remember that small objects are easily overpowered by the large scale of the outdoors. Small components located on the ground generally require more ongoing maintenance. Attach additional papers as necessary.

1. Artist’s resume or bio statement. Statements may be used for publicity of the event.

2. Description of proposed installation, including how it addresses the 2021 Art in the Wild Theme of Connections. Length - a paragraph or up to 1 page.

3.A sketch of the installation.

I, _________________________ (print name) understand that my application for participation in the Art In the Wild 2021 project is voluntary and undertaken at my own risk. I agree to comply with all exhibit rules, procedures and deadlines. I further understand that all materials including, but not limited to photographs, drawings and written materials, may be used for publicity purposes. I agree to maintain my installation for the duration of the exhibit.

Participant Signature:___________________________________________Date:____________________

Credits:

Courtney Reimann Sharon Zook