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TOL PR 2016-02-11 ArtsPARKs Call for Artists Town of Leesburg News Release For Immediate Release Media Contact: Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer barnett@leesburgva.gov  703-771-2734 Leesburg Commission on Public Art Issues Call for Artists for New Sculpture Garden in Raflo Park Leesburg, VA (February 11, 2016) – The Leesburg Commission on Public Arts invites submissions for the inaugural installations in ArtsPARKs, an outdoor sculpture exhibit in Raflo Park. ArtsPARKs is a collaborations between the Leesburg Commission on Public Art and the Friends of Leesburg Public Arts, a non-profit organization. For the inaugural ArtsPARKs program, five artists or teams of artists will be selected for a two-year installation of public art along a newly constructed paved walkway in Raflo Park. Artworks will be on loan for the duration of the installation and must b e for sale. Submission deadline is March 7, 2016. Artists will be selected and notified by the end of March. Artworks will be installed in June 2016, and unveiled in a ceremony on July 2, 2016. For complete submission guidelines and instructions, please visit the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/artsparks-call-for-artists. The Leesburg Commission on Public Art thanks the Lansdowne Development Company, Middleburg Bank and the Friends of Leesburg Public Arts for their generous donations that have made ArtsPARKs a reality. # # # Artist’s Rendering of ArtsPARKs Sculpture Exhibit.