RFP FOR ARTWORK FOR PUGSLEY PARK
Making Connections: A Peekskill Public Art Project: Call for art for installation at Pugsley Park
The Peekskill Arts Alliance (PAA), with funding from the Peekskill Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), seeks artwork from members of the Peekskill Arts Alliance for curated installations at Pugsley Park. Selected artwork will be scanned and printed on either mesh) or vinyl (for Pugsley Park.) This Installation will include multiple artists.
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24th Peekskill Open Studios
Peekskill Open Studios 2023 was a huge success. Artists and audience were equally thrilled at the opportunity to participate and enjoy the art that was literally everywhere in town.
There were over 100 participating artists with 24 opening their studios throughout downtown Peekskill. Thirteen galleries displayed art along with C restaurants and the Field Library. Several studios were open at the Peekskill Hat Factory including PranaMoon, the Peekskill Clay Studios and 4 individual artists. The gallery at Westchester Community College displayed the traditional “Off the Beaten Track” show. while another 22 artists showed fine arts and crafts in tents at the “Tent Site Gallery” in the K-Lot on Central Avenue.
DONATIONS OF ART MATERIALS
The Peekskill Arts Alliance does not have the ability to accept donations of art supplies. If that is your interest, please contact our friends at Retake-Remake: email@example.com who will be happy to hear from you. You can visit their website for more information. https://www.
PAA STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The Peekskill Arts Alliance embraces the diversity of the varied cultures in our community. We continue to deepen our commitment to expanding and broadening the diversity of our membership and our board, encouraging the participation of artists who differ by life experiences and social identities such as race, color, ethnicity, religion/spirituality, age, socioeconomic background, disability, and gender identity or expression. We have a board committee whose purpose is to work with the Peekskill community to strive toward these goals. We continue to invite people of color and from widely diverse backgrounds to exhibit with us; to publish materials in both Spanish and English; and to offer discounted or free membership for those in need. Cultivating equity is vital to ensure that everyone has equal access to a vibrant, creative life, which is essential to a healthy and thriving PAA, representing our diverse community.
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Being a member has its privileges! You get to work with and get to know your fellow artists, businesses, city officials, art venues and community organizations. Involvement in collaborative projects and the PAA itself is a rewarding experience and is also a good resume builder! Join the PAA and be part of an extraordinary organization!