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North Summit Unite’s Regional Roundup live artmaking event in September

Deadline: Aug. 15

The newly-formed nonprofit, North Summit Unite’s mission is to help preserve North Summit County’s unique history and to promote a vibrant local arts and culture scene. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.northsummitunite.org

North Summit Unite will be hosting an event called the “North Summit Regional Roundup” on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from noon to 4:00 pm in Coalville to highlight the city’s historical significance. The event will be centered around horse-drawn wagon tours of the downtown area. The tours will make stops at various historic locations including the Library, the Senior Center, the Ledges hiking trail, the Courthouse, and a Victorian era home. Each of the venues will host an activity that brings a unique aspect of Coalville’s heritage to life. As part of the event, North Summit Unite is looking to partner with a local creative individual/team to lead an interactive community art project at one of the tour stops.

Honorarium: $1500 + supply budget up to $500

Deadline: Proposals will be accepted via email northsummitunite@gmail.com through August 15, 2022 5 PM Mountain Time. Responses must be received by the deadline date. Questions: Questions concerning the project should be directed to northsummitunite@gmail.com Interactive Community Art Project: North Summit Unite is looking to commission a local artist and/or creative individual or team to assist with the creation of a community art project. The objective is to create a piece of community art that can be displayed throughout North Summit County and potentially become part of a permanent art collection.

The overall development of the project vision and the management of its completion will be the responsibility of the individual/ team selected.

Basic project parameters include:

• Creation of a large textural sculpture or wall hanging, that is interactively crafted by community members on the day of the North Summit Regional Roundup o Initial vision is to use a “chicken-wire-type” base, where community members weave in ribbons or other materials to create an image that reflects the North Summit community/way of life o Other ideas for project media will also be considered

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