Horse in the City Sponsor Page (276 kb in PDF format)
Contains the Order Form.
Horse in the City is a citywide public art presentation designed to
enliven cultural activity and increase tourism to Shawnee. The horses
are to be sponsored by companies, organizations, and individuals, and
be transformed into multimedia works of art by local artists and
The Details & Cost
The horses will be life size in several poses; Standing (Thoroughbred
& Arabian), Grazing and Rearing Poses. When placed in public, the horses
will be mounted to concrete bases. Sponsorship costs will be $3,000 for
the Arabian, Thoroughbred and Grazing pose and $3,500 for the Rearing
pose. See attached sheet for sample photos of the horse poses. The
sponsorship includes the horse, artist honorarium, clear silicone coat,
identification sign and installation.
It is extremely important for both the artist and the sponsor to understand
that we are promoting public art as our number one goal. Sponsors may choose
the option of having their identity worked into the artists design.
Sponsor and art panel review will begin as soon as artistís proposals are
submitted. A reception for sponsors and artists will be held on the
Tuesday, March 11th Artists who have approved designs, will have the
opportunity to meet with sponsors. Both sponsors and artists are
encouraged to collaborate on designs prior to this deadline. Any
significant changes or redesigns must be approved by the selection
committee prior to executing the work.
***ORDER DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 8, 2008***
For more information contact Chuck Mills at 405-273-4900 or by e-mail