Stockbridge, MA, April 25, 2011—Norman Rockwell Museum invites artists and craftspeople working in all media to submit proposals for “Robot Nation: An Outdoor Installation for the 21st Century.” Inspired by Blue Sky Studios’ 2005 movie “Robots,” the Museum is seeking three-dimensional, large-scale, weatherproof, outdoor robot submissions, that will be reviewed by a panel of arts professionals, and commendations for outstanding work will be awarded to Best in Show, Most Artistic, Most Mod, Classic, Steampunk, Viewer’s Choice, and Children’s Choice. Final selections will be exhibited on the grounds of Norman Rockwell Museum from July 16 through October 30, 2011. The extended deadline for entries, including application form, sketches and concept statements is May 13. Artists will be notified of acceptance by May 27. For further information on the exhibition and submission guidelines, please call 413.931.2278 or send an email to email@example.com.; application forms can also be obtained on the Museum’s website: https://www.nrm.org/2011/02/robot-nation-an-outdoor-installation-for-the-21st-century/
Ice Age To The Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios
June 11 through October 31, 2011
Enjoy this lively, interactive exploration of the art of animation! Storyboards, character and background art, 3D and digital modeling and more from Blue Sky Studios will be offer an exciting glimpse into the behind-the-scenes process of creating animated images in the 21st century. Critically acclaimed for such feature length animated films as Ice Age and its popular sequels, Robots, Horton Hears a Who!, and their latest hit Rio, Blue Sky Studios specializes in photo-realistic, high resolution, computer generated animation and rendering, and has been a leader in the animation industry for more than twenty years.