The City of Boerne, Texas invites professional public artists to participate in the 2015-2016 Art al Fresco Public Art Competition. This is the inaugural year of the City’s 5-year plan to bring an annual juried  public sculpture competition to the City.


The purpose of the Boerne Public Art Competition is multi-faceted -- to build the City’s public art collection, to encourage cultural tourism, to engage visitors and local citizens in public art and to build a unique sense of place in Boerne.


Placement will be throughout the City’s downtown Historic District, along The Hill Country Mile.


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  • Up to ten (10) pieces of monumental/life-sized sculpture will be selected for the exhibit
  • Selected Artists will be paid a stipend of $2,000
  • The selection process will be juried by the Boerne Public Art Competition Committee (PACC)
  • The City will have the option to purchase one or more pieces at the end of the exhibition
  • Competition artists may offer pieces for sale at the end of the competition
  • Applications are due by midnight on May 31, 2015
  • Exhibit installation period is August 15-30, 2015
  • Exhibit opens September 10, 2015 and runs through September 30, 2016

Art al Fresco Public Art Competition

City of Boerne, Texas

Call for Entries Due May 31 2015 – Call ends at Midnight!



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