Saturday, May 14, 2011

Housatonic Valley Cultural Creative Challenge

Unique project for Union Savings Bank: A commissioned art project of original paintings to be installed in the bank’s executive offices at 225 Main Street, Danbury. The total commission is $5,000 which includes framing and all expenses.

Union Savings Bank -Established in 1866 and headquartered in Danbury, Union Savings Bank is a $2.5 billion mutual bank dedicated to being the bank of choice in western Connecticut. As a full-service financial institution, Union Savings Bank provides banking, mortgage, investment, trust and insurance products throughout western Connecticut with 28 offices in Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Canton,Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, Goshen, Litchfield, Marble Dale, New Milford,Newtown, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sharon, Southbury, Torrington and Washington Depot. The bank provides financial services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit
organizations and government entities through its commercial, residential and consumer lending, corporate services, retail banking and wealth management divisions.
■ Eligible applicants will submit samples of their work for review by Union Savings Bank
■ No more than three (3) artist participants will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants and all applicants will be notified
■ Selected applicant(s) convene for a site visit, where they will be briefed on all aspects of the project and given further details needed to complete the project.
Then the creativity begins!
Application Deadline (application click on deadline): Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Announcement of Selected Participants: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
■ Completion of Artwork Deadline: September 30, 2011
■ Applicants are on a first come, first served basis
Open to artists residing in the HVCA service areas and where USB does business,including Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Canton, Danbury, Goshen, Kent, Litchfield, Marble Dale, Monroe, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Torrington and Washington.
■ Must be an HVCA member. For membership information, please see the
attached or go to and click on “membership” on the
top menu
■ Deadline for entries is Tuesday, May 31st at 11:59 PM
Electronic submissions only

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