ArtSite
Public Art Commissioning in Jamaica & Jackson heights

ArtSite, is looking to activate spaces throughout both Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens through a series of temporary public art installations. ArtSite will award 8 artists with a commission to create public art in these communities, ranging anywhere from murals to performances that illuminate the different ways art can transform a community. A key goal of ArtSite is to empower artists to engage on a local level understanding that they can be a catalyst for change. QCA, along with its partners, the Jamaica Center BID in Jamaica and the 82nd street BID in Jackson Heights, seek to create a self sustaining supportive art culture in these communities.

 


These temporary public artworks will be installed and/or take place throughout both Jamaica and Jackson Heights in numerous different types of locations ranging from empty storefronts and store walls to plazas and parks.


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Artists will be selected through an open call to be released May 25th, 2018.


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