The New Bench is a Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) public art initiative with support from the Partnership for Parks Inwood Parks Grant, made possible by Columbia University; NYC Parks; and curatorial support by Leanne Stella, Art In FLUX, Director.
The New Bench projects are designated for the North East portion of Inwood Hill Park near the Spuyten Duyvil Creek. Site visits are encouraged but not required. See map below for general proposed areas. Site selection pending final parks department and curatorial approval.
Three artists will be selected from the submissions. The opportunity is open to all New York City artists. Northern Manhattan artists are strongly encouraged to apply.
Artist Stipend: $700
2016 Projects can be viewed at: http://www.nomaanyc.org/2016/08/exhibition-evolving-terrain-2016/
Submission Deadline: July 25
Awardees Announced: August 7
Artists Production Period: August 7 thru Sept. 30
Installation Period: Sept. 15 thru October 10 (dates tbd)
Opening Tour: On or around October 13