RiverArtes V Seeks Public Art / Deadline: June 1

RiverArtes V is a biennial exhibition of public art by sculptors of international, national and regional prominence designed to celebrate the vitality of Owensboro, Kentucky, enhance its creative placemaking efforts, establish it as a cultural tourism destination and enrich the lives of its residents and visitors.

The Owensboro Museum of Fine Art sponsors the project which features biennial exhibitions of outdoor sculpture where works are leased for two years and may be purchased at the end of the lease period. Lease and purchase sponsors include foundations and private and corporate patrons. Since the project’s inception a total of 12 monumental works of art have been leased and purchased for the City of Owensboro’s Public Art Collection.

Selections for installations will be made by October 23.


Each artist selected for the two-year exhibition will receive $2,500 per year for lease of each sculpture.  The artist will be responsible for transportation of sculpture to and from the site and for installation.  Costs regarding site preparation will be the responsibility of the sponsors. Sculpture will be insured by the sponsor while installed at the site.

Click here for more information and to apply. 

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