Art4Trails manager Barb Depman said the organization is soliciting proposals for four temporary outdoor, site-specific installations along the downtown bike trails.

Applications for the proposals formally opened Dec. 15, and will close at 11:45 p.m. Feb. 15. A committee of artists, curators and Rochester community members will review the applications until March 13.

One proposal will be selected for each site. The chosen artists will receive $1,500 upon selection and another $1,500 after installation.

Applications are submitted via Google Forms. Additional materials can be emailed to

This latest callout is funded by the Minnesota State Arts Board, Depman said.

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