Call to Artists: Artel Phx at The Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix

Boutique hotel The Clarendon is accustomed to getting gussied up for photo shoots, parties, and the occasional magazine spread. But this fall, the historic hotel is teaming up with Artel Phx to turn its space into a giant compilation of site-specific art installations.

And here's the best part -- they're looking to local artists to make it happen.

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The temporary takeover of the Clarendon will transform the rooftop skydeck, the oasis pool and waterwall, the lobby, the front entrance hotel rooms, and exterior projections into the creative works of mover than 20 selected artists.

The final unveiling of the Artel Phx exhibit at The Clarendon is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, with a special VIP preview party on Thursday, September 5. Artists interested in submitting proposals to present their installations in Artel Phx at The Clarendon must do so by August 15.

To be considered, applicants must submit a one-page document containing a detailed description of the proposed installation with visual illustration as well as some additional information listed on the Artel Phx application page.

The Clarendon is encouraging artists to research the space or room that best accommodates their idea by visiting the hotel online or in person. These installations are intended to be multi-media with the option of including live performance, music, and video. Applicants will be chosen based on the innovation of their ideas and must supply all of their own creative materials if selected.

For more information, visit Artel Phx online.

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