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2018 Art on the Campus Exhibit

The West Des Moines Public Arts Advisory Commission and Parks and Recreation Department invite regional artists (Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, South Dakota) to submit an Artwork Application to participate in the 6th annual Art on the Campus public art exhibit. Art on the Campus is a temporary outdoor exhibit, displayed on the West Des Moines City/School Campus from April to November each year.

• Selected artists are paid a $2,000 stipend for the use of their artwork. 

• A selection panel will choose up to 13 original works of art for installation.

• A People’s Choice vote will be taken throughout the duration of the exhibit. When the exhibit is complete, the People’s Choice artwork will be named and shared with the public, and the People’s Choice winner will receive a $500 award.

Artist Information Packet

Artist Application

(A separate application must be submitted for each piece that the artist would like to be considered for the exhibit.)

Call open August 1-September 29, 2017