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Call to Artists

February 29

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NYC Parks invites you to submit your work for exhibition in the gallery at the NYC Park and Recreation building at Bushwick Inlet Park.

Parks is proud to be New York City’s greenest agency. The LEED Platinum building at Bushwick Inlet Park was designed with sustainability in mind and features a range of green building solutions. Parks is committed to advancing sustainability practices in park design and asks artists to share their interpretation of what it means to be sustainable. We ask artists to submit works for inclusion in the gallery space at Bushwick Inlet Park that draws on their experiences in NYC Parks in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, on the rich culture of activism and sustainability surrounding parkland in these neighborhoods.

Note that this call for submissions is for display within the building interior but strong submissions that include public art for display within the outdoor space at Bushwick Inlet Park will be considered as well. Those submissions are subject to Parks’ outdoor temporary art submission guidelines:


Submission Deadline: February 29, 2020
Exhibition Dates: May 2020 until November 2020

All submissions should include:

  • A brief description of proposed exhibition and/or artist’s statement
  • Representative renderings or images of proposed artwork
  • Up to 10 images of past work
  • Checklist, numbered to correspond to images with title, date, medium, dimensions Artist’s resume

Submitted material will not be returned. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by NYC Parks and the Bushwick Inlet Park Art Gallery Committee. All media will be considered, but the gallery has a very limited capacity for three-dimensional work. Incomplete proposals will not be considered. Applicants will be notified whether their work has been accepted for exhibition by TBD.

Proposals can be sent to:
Bushwick.Inlet@parks.nyc.gov or
Bushwick Inlet Park Art Submission
Attn: Mary Salig-Husain, North Brooklyn Parks Director
86 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249


February 29
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NYC Parks & Recreation


Bushwick Inlet Park Building
86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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