Call For Artists!

Submit a design to decorate an apple!

The deadline for submissions is July 6, 2018!

Artists are invited to create unique works of art by painting or decorating fiberglass Apple forms.

The completed apples will be displayed throughout the town starting in September through spring of 2019. They will then either be purchased by their respective sponsors or auctioned at the Calvanese Foundation Gala spring 2019.

The funds raised from the project will assist the four non-profit organizations in expanding their efforts in promoting a thriving and healthy community.

Step 1: Click Here to Download the complete Prospectus and review all submission guidelines.

Step 2: Choose a template to design. You can design as many as you want, but just make sure you will have time to complete the statues if chosen.

Whole Apple 36”H x 28”W
Apple Core 28”H x 20”W top and bottom 10”W in middle

Step 3: Fill out the application form below and upload your design.  Please fill out the form for each design. OR Print the Prospectus and mail to:

Apples and Arts Committee
PO Box 50
93 Main Street
Southington, CT 06489

Deadline for Submissions is July 6, 2018!


Selection Process

A sponsor will select an artist/design from the portfolio of accepted designs following a review by the event’s Art Committee. Once the sponsor/artist match has been made via the design portfolio, that design will be removed from the portfolio. If an artist has more than one design approved for the portfolio but has indicated that he/she is only planning to complete one apple, then the remaining designs from that artist will be removed from the portfolio and returned to the artist.


If your design for Apples & Arts is approved and is selected by a sponsor, you will receive an artist’s stipend. The stipend will be provided at the time of sponsor match.
If for any reason you cannot complete your project, the materials stipend must be returned to SoCCA.


Apples & Arts organizers will own the entire right, title and interest of your design proposal, accompanying sketches and all derivative works, including the final work completed on the full-size fiberglass apple. You will be acknowledged as the artist on a plaque attached to the base of the apple and in appropriate publications; however, the copyrights, which include the rights to reproduce your design, create copies, or reprint, will be owned by the Apples & Arts organizers.
The artist or artists, title and sponsor of each apple may be listed in printed materials such as brochures, maps and other such promotional materials and website materials for Apples & Arts.
If your design is not selected for exhibition, the entire rights, title and interest in your design will be returned to you.
Please submit to:
Apples & Arts c/o SoCCA
93 Main St
Southington, CT 06479
For ease of and accuracy in creating promotional material for Apples & Arts, if you are mailing your design, please also submit a copy of your written material in digital format via email if possible. You may send it to Questions: Call SoCCA at (860) 276-1581 or email