What:  The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) Charitable Foundation is calling for mural and sculpture artists to apply to participate in 2024 CRE8IV: transformational art.

Applications are now available! Muralists are required to submit a portfolio of past projects and a basic pricing structure. Murals will be produced on large-scare exterior walls; artists must be available to complete the project that last week in May.

Sculpture artists are required to submit pictures of their available pieces along with the dimensions and base requirements. Sculptures will be leased for display during the 2024-2026 CRE8IV Sculpture Biennial.

When: Installations will occur in conjunction with the CRE8IV arts and culture festival May 31-June 2.

Where: CRE8IV: transformational art will be held at various locations throughout the Rockford region. Each location will be selected based on its high visibility, overall condition and overall pedestrian traffic within the neighborhood.

Why: The mission of CRE8IV as part of the RACVB Charitable Foundation Arts Fund is to encourage and enhance cultural life in the Rockford region through facilitation, recognition, and financial support of public art.

Other: The application process closes March 15, 2024. Details about these initiatives and the applications can be found at https://www.gorockford.com/cre8iv/.                                   

About RACVB: RACVB is responsible for promoting the Rockford region as an attractive travel destination and enhancing its public image as a dynamic place to live and work. Through the impact of travel, RACVB strengthens the economic position of the region and provides opportunities for people in our communities. www.gorockford.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Kristen Paul, executive vice president: 815.963.8111 kpaul@gorockford.com