Call For Artists

Rivertown Revival invites sculptors to install their original sculptures at the festival, which takes place July 14, 2018. Art will be exhibited for the day and viewed by over 10,000 festival participants from all over the North Bay.

About the Festival

Rivertown Revival is a unique, arts–based, thematic festival that sustainably highlights and celebrates the Petaluma River while raising much needed funds for the David Yearsley River Heritage Center, a project of Friends of the Petaluma River. This community festival includes over 100 musicians, a Revival Boat Regatta, sculptures on water and land, activities on the River, artisan merchants, engaging non-profit organizations, $5 weddings, local food vendors, theatrical performances, amazing children and teen activities and a beautiful location for folks to be themselves.

Why participate?

Don’t miss this opportunity to exhibit your work to your community and beyond; increase sales and expand your business; position yourself as a leader in the emerging green business sector; support your local environmental non-profit!

Nitty Gritty

Land(ing) Art is open to all artists in the North Bay. We're looking for medium to large sculptures which will be sited for the public to enjoy, with sales encouraged by the artists' information and prices displayed. Sculptors are exempt from vendor fees.

Sculptures will be juried, with 15-20 sculptures selected based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity/Aesthetics
  • Sound construction and anchoring system to assure the art will stand on uneven terrain.
  • Preferably made with recycled materials
  • Size: each sculpture site will be approximately 10′ x 10′ but exceptions could be made.
  • Sculptures must be safe for the public to walk around and to touch.

Instructions to Apply

  1. Submit the "Land(ing) Art" application below.
  2. Email images of your work for use on our website, Facebook and/or Instagram page. Please email up to three photos in jpeg format, no larger then 600KB, to Margaret Kuffel at margaretkuffel@gmail.com.

Dates to Remember

June 22: Deadline for Land(ing) Art application and submission of photos.
June 27: All artists will be notified of their selection status
June 27-July 6: Communications regarding installation sites and needs.
July 12: Installations, 3-7pm (security will be provided over night)
July 14: Rivertown Revival
July 15: De-installation any time (security will be provided overnight)

Download the Information Packet

Landing Art [PDF]

LAND(ING) ART Application

Please submit in the form below.

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Rivertown Revival, Friends of the Petaluma River and Clementine Eco Events, LLC reserve the right to refuse the participation of any entrant it deems offensive, inappropriate, or contrary to the spirit of the event or the City of Petaluma.