Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Visual Arts Image Bank

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
(860) 256-2720
Hartford, Connecticut
CCT Visual Arts Image Bank
Deadline: Ongoing
Type: Public Art RFP's

National Deadline: Ongoing - The CCT Visual Arts Image Bank is a collection of digital images of artwork by contemporary visual artists and craftspeople. The Image Bank is made up of two components, the Art in Public Spaces Bank and the Connecticut Artist Image Bank. While the Connecticut Artist Image Bank is only open to Connecticut residents, the Art in Public Spaces Bank is open to anyone. Artists' images are on file along with background information, resumes, reviews, press articles, and price lists. Connecticut artists registered in the Image Bank are eligible for inclusion in the Connecticut Artists Collection. All artists may also be considered for purchases or commissions through the Art in Public Spaces program.

The Image Bank serves as a free resource that provides an opportunity for artwork to be viewed by design professionals, curators, collectors, Art in Public Spaces juries or anyone seeking to commission, exhibit or purchase artwork. It is located at the Commission on Culture & Tourism's office in Hartford and is available by appointment weekdays, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility & Registration
Artists who wish to register in the Image Bank should complete the registration form (download) accompanied by a CD or DVD of their work. Specific instructions about submitting imagery is included on the Registration Form. Artists who are presently registered in the Image Bank and have not updated their images in the last 12 months are reminded to do so.

The CCT Visual Arts Image Bank Registration Form (Adobe Reader Enabled PDF) is provided here and can be downloaded, viewed, filled out, saved and printed. Please see our How to Use CCT Reader Enabled Forms for instructions. If your browser does not directly display PDF files, you must download the most recent version of Adobe Reader by visiting Adobe's website. Contact us for a printed version.

Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism - Arts Division
One Constitution Plaza, Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Tamara Dimitri, 860-256-2720
Rebecca Parker, 860-256-2736

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