The Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG) Annual Region-wide Sculpture Contest Call for Art

The Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG) is pleased to announce its annual region-wide sculpture contest with a $3,000 prize.

Submissions must be at least three feet tall, be designed for outdoor display, and able to withstand winter and summer weather extremes.

The winning sculpture will be displayed permanently outdoors at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts in Columbia, NH. The installation site will be determined by the management team for the Center with input from the sculptor. Existing sculptures and more than one submission from a sculptor are acceptable.

A three person committee consisting of two CRAG members and another individual will serve as judges for the contest. Contestants must submit a conceptual drawing, including dimensions, and a description of their proposed sculpture.

Proposal Submission Deadline –  January 1, 2023 

Artists Notified –  February 1, 2023 

Sculpture Installation by July, 15, 2023.

Proposals should be emailed to Michele Johnsen at  For more information, please call 901-230-3452. For information about CRAG, please visit their website at or Facebook page.