Artist Sandcastle Competition

Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Creative Time heads back out to Far Rockaway to host its second annual Artist Sandcastle Competition! On Friday, August 9, a group of ten selected artists and their teams will gather on the sand near the Beach 86th Street boardwalk on Rockaway Beach, in Queens, to battle it out for prizes. At 6 pm, a party follows at Rippers.

Creative Time’s Inaugural Artist Sandcastle Competition from Creative Time on Vimeo.

This year’s participating artists are: David Brooks, Sebastian Errazuriz, Ghost of a Dream (Lauren Was & Adam Eckstrom), Jamie Isenstein, Natalie Jeremijenko, Esperanza Mayobre, Rachel Owens, Duke Riley, Christopher Robbins, and Marc Andre Robinson.

Judges include Shelley Fox Aarons, Waris Ahluwalia, Klaus Biesenbach, 2012 winners Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw, and Dana Farouki. Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson will act as master of ceremonies. After-party music will be provided by DJ Lucas Walters of Tutu’s in Bushwick.

See more about the event, here.

Rockaway Beach

Beach 86th Street boardwalk

Queens, NY

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Since 1974, Creative Time has presented the most innovative art in the public realm. It has worked with over 2,000 artists to ignite the public's imagination, explore ideas that shape society, and engage millions of people around the globe.