The Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust (HOST) seeks nominations for new, temporary, juried sculpture placements in the Borough. HOST ‘s Selection Advisory Committee includes Robert Roesch, chair of the Department of Sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; sculpture John Giannotti; John Vick of The Philadelphia Museum of Art; artist and sculptor Beth Wagner; Allie Westerside, a member of the Arts faculty at Haddonfield Memorial High School, and HOST chair Stuart Harting, who also serves as a member of the Borough’s Planning Board. Artists must be 18 years of age or older. And the work must be:
• Suitable for outdoor installation and able to be structurally secured to a concrete pad
• Capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions and high traffic areas and safe for children.
No work can exceed 15 feet in height or weigh more than 500 pounds, due to the limitations of the equipment available to the sponsoring body for installation of the sculptures.
Sales of sculptures are actively encouraged. All sculptures must remain on site during the period of display.
Entry materials can be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. If not emailed, images and required information can be mailed to the Trust in care of PO Box 100, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
The artist’s responsibilities, if a work is chosen, include:
• must be present during installation of sculpture and at the reception.
• must also allow use of his or her likeness and biographical information for publicity purposes by HOST, and
• must arrange transportation.
HOST Board of Trustees
The members of the Trust board include developer Stuart Harting (chair); sculptor John Giannotti; ; Christopher Leise, Esq. of the Markeim Arts Center; Joseph Murphy, Esq.; Robert Roesch, chair of the Department of Sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; artist and sculptor Beth Wagner; architect Tom Wagner; John Vick, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Allie Westerside of Haddonfield Memorial High School; and Michael Willmann, Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey.