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Call to Artists: Design Artist Needed!



Request for Proposals from Design Artists

Design artists should submit their design concept for the 3rd edition of the Artists of Northwest Minnesota booklet, to our office by August 1, 2014.  The draft should be completed professionally on a computer, so our panel will be able to make a good selection.  Included with the draft should be a timeline for completion of the project by November 15, 2014 and the contract artist fee required to complete the job.  Please include your business card with contact information.  Only residents of the Minnesota counties Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau are eligible for this design contract.

Specifics for the Design

The front outside cover needs to include the text Artists of Northwest Minnesota as well as A Selection of Artists and Art Sites in Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau Countiesand one featured image.

The inside cover will be a page devoted to credits for the booklet project.  The first page will be a title page.  The second page will be an introduction page.

The next group of pages should have two artists featured per page in alphabetical order.  Each artist will have one sample image, their name, home town, title of the piece if visual art, dimensions if visual art, contact number, email, website, and artist statement.

The last page of the booklet will be a map of arts sites in our counties. The back pages will be a list of arts organizations, arts sites, and businesses that showcase art  in our counties that relate to the map.  The back outside cover will be suggested by the design artist.

Our website features the 2nd edition of this booklet (shown above) at:   http://www.northwestminnesotaartscouncil.org/arts-directory/visual