Call for submissions for the 2021 Bemidji Sculpture Walk issued.
Artists interested in having a sculpture displayed in downtown Bemidji for one year starting in May 2021 can access the competition entry form at: bemidjisculpture.com.
The submission deadline is February 1, 2021.
Artists selected will be given a $500 honorarium for completion and installation of their work. Most sculptures will be offered for sale to the public and local businesses. Artists may submit up to two separate works. Each work must be submitted individually. There is no cost for submission.
The Sculpture Walk celebrated its 21th anniversary in 2020, making it one of the oldest and largest community sculpture walks in the state. There are 37 new and permanent sculptures in the downtown Bemidji area. Sixteen artists from the Midwest had sculptures chosen for the 2020 competition.
The Bemidji Sculpture Walk is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks, selects, acquires (on loan), displays and maintains sculptures in downtown Bemidji in the interest of public arts and cultural promotion and in support of downtown businesses.