Seeking sculptors, installation artists, and artist helpers!
Visual artist Pete Driessen is seeking 4-6 creative and strong folks to help create and construct two temporary grant based project sculptures at the Northern Pacific Railyard site in Brainerd, MN. Beginning Wednesday, September 4, 2019 through weekend of September 8. Work is dependent on “in the field-based” situations, delays, venders, variables and weather conditions. Work may be done sooner than expected and/or possible future work as project develops.
Basic sculpture, shop and carpentry knowledge, general power tools, drills, chop saws helpful. Forklift, telehandler, boom lift, scissors lift experience helpful. Muscles helpful. General help with getting sculpture project fulfilled. Need creative, adaptable, flexible, malleable, honest, trustworthy and professional. Will need to roll up sleeves, get dirty, and lift heavy wood and equipment.
The site and working conditions are raw and imperfect. This will be an adventure! Artist stipend paid. Must provide insurance and own vehicle. Working on finding potential group lodging.
Call/text/email Pete for interest or questions ASAP at peteATpetedriessenDOTcom. Sign up with interest by Monday, August 26. Phone and in person interviews will be scheduled promptly on Aug. 27th.