[Clinton, N.C.]– Sampson Community College (SCC) is inviting artists to submit proposals for a temporary public art sculpture at Sampson East Park. The college encourages artists to participate by submitting proposals before the deadline of 5 pm (EST) on Thursday, February 29, 2024. The SCC RFP can be found here: https://bit.ly/41TmNCh.

An initiative that began in 2023, the vision is to add public art to enhance the experience on campus. The current work, “Waterdrop” by Greenville artist, Hanna Jubran, has a one-year contract through August 2024. It will be replaced with the next piece voted during the Public Art Vote in March through May 2024.  

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The current sculpture, “Waterdrop”, by Hanna Jubran on the day of installation.

Artists can submit their work for consideration. After February 29, 2024, the Public Art Committee will review all submissions and narrow the applicants to three to present for the public vote. The winner of the contest will be announced on June 1, 2024.

For more information on the submission process or to apply, please visit www.samspsoncc.edu/art.

About Sampson Community College:  Sampson Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College System, located in Clinton, NC in Sampson County. The college offers many programs to include two-year degrees, college transfer, continuing education and workforce development options and early college education.