stipend for chainsaw / tree carving projects? Steve Wright (09 Aug 2021 16:41 UTC)
RE: stipend for chainsaw / tree carving projects? DuBois, Megan (09 Aug 2021 16:49 UTC)
Re: stipend for chainsaw / tree carving projects? Julia Muney Moore (09 Aug 2021 19:44 UTC)

RE: stipend for chainsaw / tree carving projects? DuBois, Megan 09 Aug 2021 16:49 UTC

It depends on the size of the tree and detail of the sculpture.  I had a huge sycamore that we (the city) trimmed down to 12 feet tall for the artist to carve.   It ended up being $7,000 all in.

Attached are before and after for reference.

Good luck!

Megan DuBois (She/Her)
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Parks and Recreation
Executive Director
Spotlight on the Arts
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Happy Monday PAN,

Does anyone have artist fee #s to share for a project where an artist is contracted to carve / create chainsaw art on what's left of a tree the municipality has removed?  We have a 6'-diameter willow oak, and we may leave up to 20' of tree trunk for the artist to use.  Our arborist and others are evaluating the tree for this use and we view this as temporary public art.

Thanks for any sample fees/stipends you can share!

Steve Wright
Public Art Coordinator
Town of Chapel Hill

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