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The Congaree Vista Guild is seeking five to seven sign toppers: sculptures to embellish street markers in the Vista. The design should be permanent, safe, and weatherproof. The street name on the original street sign must remain readable.There are no design limitations as to media as long as they withstand the weather. Submissions are due by January 1, 2008. Selected artists will be notified by Feb. 1, 2008. Submissions may be in the form of drawings, electronic media or models.
Submit in one of three ways: E-mail to email@example.com
U.S. mail to Congaree Vista Guild, 701 Gervais Street, Suite 150-118, Columbia SC 29201
Hand deliver to Congaree Vista Guild, 1004 Gervais Street, Suite 206 (M-F, 9-5).
Artists may submit any number of concepts. Accompany submission(s) with information about yourself and why you believe your design says "Congaree Vista." Please describe the materials you plan to use. Honorarium: $250 for each design chosen. Half will be paid upon selection, the other half upon delivery by April 1, 2008. Unveiling: To coincide with Artista Vista, April 24, 2008. The City of Columbia or a private contractor will install the sign toppers.
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Deirdre Mardon, Director of the Congaree Vista Guild
701 Gervais Street, 150-118 Columbia, South Carolina 29201