2014 Lightbulb Project Call to Artists

Newburgh Illuminated Lightbulb


The Lightbulb Project seeks Artists to create works using 4-ft high plywood forms shaped like a lightbulb for outdoor display for a period of 2 weeks. Materials used should suitable for extended outdoor display.  Some lightbulbs will be able to be brought in indoors during rain/wind-speak to Gerardo Castro for suggestions.  Both sides of lightbulbs MUST be painted. The Lightbulb Project encourages entry in all mediums of art including the use of paint, sculptural elements and non-conventional materials. Lightbulbs will be displayed in front of businesses, at Festival locations and key street corners throughout the City of Newburgh. Lightbulbs will be displayed beginning June 7th   Lightbulbs are required to remain installed for the entire duration of the Festival. Lightbulb_Project2014 Application

Pick up Plywood Forms beginning April 5th
At Newburgh Art Supply 5 Grand Street 845-561-5552.  Please call or email us a few days before your anticipated pick up time.

Finished art deadline Saturday May 31st
Artwork can be delivered before deadline date /as soon as they are finished. For more information contact Gerardo Castro (cell) 845-926-7676 (store) 845-561-5552 or gcastroart@gmail.com or sign up online at  www.newburghartsupply.com.

Form also available on facebook: “Gerardo Castro” event page “The Lightbulb Project 2014 June 22”

The Lightbulb Project Auction date is Sunday June 22 at Liberty Street/Broadway lot where ALL lightbulbs will be displayed as an event to end the Newburgh Illuminated Festival. Proceeds from each light bulb will be split evenly between the artist and the Newburgh Illuminated Festival to help fund next year’s project. Specific details available by June 7th

To see examples of last years lightbulbs click here.