AMB Sports & Entertainment (AMBSE), along with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), launched an open call for Georgia artist portfolio reviews to find local art for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium collection.
Atlanta-based AMBSE, comprised of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, reported artists of all levels and experience are eligible to submit work, which can explore a variety of themes including, but not limited to, football, soccer, the history and culture of Atlanta and Georgia, fan excitement, and community activity.
AMBSE announced a partnership with SCAD in November 2015 to incorporate world-class art into the new multi-purpose stadium. The agreement includes commissioning, acquiring and installing original artwork, as well as the selection and installation of
Mike Egan, senior vice president of AMBSE, a subsidiary of AMB Group, parent company of Arthur Blank’s businesses, is organizing the art initiative.
Artists selected during the review will be able to submit formal proposals for potential commissions to display in the stadium’s interior public and private spaces. The final selected Georgia-commissioned works will be exhibited alongside memorabilia and original art from around the world.
To submit work for consideration, Georgia-based artists are asked to email a portfolio of up to five JPEGs representative of their style, along with an artist statement and CV including contact information to ATLstadium@scad.edu. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Feb. 12.
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