Harwood Centennial: Call to Artists
Harwood Museum of Art seeks to commission an original artwork for the Centennial Exhibition. In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the creation of Harwood in 2023, the museum is embarking on a multi-faceted programming endeavor which will cement its significant role in the history of the Southwest and the art history of America. A significant feature of the Centennial Exhibition will be the commission of a work of art with the theme, “Envisioning the Future.”
January 1, 2023 • Postmark deadline for application materials
January 2023 • Artist Selection Panel meets to review materials
February 2023 • Finalists interviewed
February 2023 • Project awarded
March-May 2023 • Planning and community engagement
May 2023 • Artwork installed at Harwood Museum of Art
Lynnette Haozous, “Braiding Reconciliation,” 2020, manila rope, corn husks, yucca, wool, wood, rocks, acrylic, 20 ¼ x 5 ¾ x 23 feet.
“Black cowboy and horse,” c. 1890-1920, vinyl installation. Denver Public Library Special Collections, X-21563.
Allan Packer, “Coyote Empire,” 2018, 2018, shaped canvas, acrylic, canvas, wood structure, 144 x 84 x 24.