The Helotes Economic Development Corporation is now soliciting proposals for a major art sculpture for the traffic circle in Old Town Helotes. Applications can be submitted online at https://helotesedc.com/communityartsgrant/ or mailed to 12682 Old FM 1560, Suite 105, Helotes, Texas 78023 by March 31, 2023.
Call for Artists
Project: Major Art Sculpture for OTH Traffic Circle
Funding: Up to $35,000
The Helotes Economic Development Corporation seek to commission a permanent, site-specific, outdoor installation at the traffic circle located in Old Town Helotes. The HEDC invites artists/artist teams to submit their qualifications and conceptual design to be considered.
- Foster community pride and convey a sense of Helotes;
- Incorporate a sense of Texas, the Hill Country, and or Helotes;
- Support the City’s visitor and tourism industry by enhancing our growing collection of art;
The installation will occupy no more than a 15-foot radius. This is a high-traffic area and visibility must be maintained for vehicular traffic. Furthermore, it must be made of materials that can withstand Texas weather.
The budget for this project is a matching grant of up to $35,000 with additional funding possible through other partnerships.
- Letter of intention
- Completed online application, available at www.helotesedc.com
- Artist rendering of the concept
- Artist resume or bio for each artist
Submit required materials either online at www.helotesedc.com or to the HEDC office located at 12682 Old FM 1560, Suite 105, Helotes, TX 78023 no later than March 31, 2023.
Please contact HEDC Executive Director Glenn Goolsby at email@example.com