Sightlines 2019 – 2021 | Call for Entries


Deadline for entry: May 12, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST

Exhibition Dates: August 3, 2019 – May 16, 2021

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The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale 2D and 3D artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between the SBMA and the Century Center. The two year exhibition will highlight the work of six new artists. Indoor and outdoor sites for the work are available and will be considered for accepted work.

Artist submission review and selection will be done by representatives from the SBMA and the Century Center. There is a $10 entry fee to apply.

$1000 stipend for each selected artist. A modest printed piece will also be produced.


A selection of past, current and potential sites — all are available:

Gina Herrera, Chronicle of Compulsion, 2017, found materials
Ioan Florea (6 pigment and resin fused on canvas paintings)
Roger Boulay, All That Glitters, 2015, used book covers, oil-based gold paint PVA glue
Heather Brammeier, Rhyme, 2015, wood, paint, PEX, zip ties (roof)
Heather Brammeier, Rhyme, 2015, wood, paint, PEX, zip ties
Sculpture base for the roof (above Carmichael Gallery of the SBMA). Dimensions available on request.
Richard Shipps, Paperika Revisited, 2015, white and painted Tyvek paper on metal grid
Sasha de Koninck, You’re Making Me Blush, 2017, digitally printed cotton canvas, photochromic ink (8 tapestries installed on the wall above Convention Halls A and B)
Robert Patrick, (8 acrylic on canvas tarpaulin paintings installed on wall above Convention Hall A and B)
Lea Goldman (6 oil on canvas paintings installed above ticket booth)
Sean Hottois, Big Commerce, 2015, acrylic paint, MDF, computer, WiFi transceiver
Jeff Boshart, THEB III (Blue Note) and THEB IV (Caution), both 2012 and welded structural steel tube, polychromed blue and yellow, respectively. Installed near main parking lot.
Gautam Rao, whatever happens to you, happens to me, 2017, original lettering, aluminum signs, steel poles
Triangular shaped window planter, approximately 94 x 96 x 133 in sides
Triangular shaped window planter, dimensions available on request
Sculpture alcove, north of main entrance to SBMA. Sides of triangular shaped pad is approximately 106 x 106 x 152 in.
Sculpture alcove, south of main entrance to SBMA. Sides of triangular shaped pad is approximately 106 x 106 x 152 in.
Windows of main entrance to the SBMA. Outside of windows is available for vinyl or other strategies. Current “art” circle vinyl can be removed. Window dimensions available on request.