The Billboard Creative 2016 exhibition call for submissions:

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~Deadline: October 2, 2016
~Fee is $27 for the first image and $7.00 for every image after (Max 6 images).  We are trying to do everything we can to keep the submission fee as low as possible.
~Open to all artists, domestic and international
~We accept many forms of art – if you can get it on a digital file* we can put it on a billboard. There are great examples of paintings, sculptures, mix media etc on the gallery page.  *(Sorry, we still aren’t accepting video or audio works at this time.)
http://www.thebillboardcreative.com/submit-your-art-1/

via Who We Are — The Billboard Creative

Alexander Milne Calder: Born August 23(?), 1846

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Alexander Milne Calder was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, the son of a tombstone carver. He began his career in Scotland, working for sculptor John Rhind, the father of sculptor J. Massey Rhind while attending the Royal Academy in Edinburgh. He moved to London and worked on the Albert Memorial. Calder immigrated to the United States in 1868 and settled in Philadelphia…In 1873, he was hired by architect John McArthur, Jr. to produce models for the architectural sculpture of Philadelphia City Hall. The commission involved more than 250 pieces in marble and bronze, and took Calder 20 years to complete.~Wikipedia

City Hall (Philadelphia)~ http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/city-hall-philadelphia/

Find A Grave: Alexander Milne Calder~ http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35125639

The Calder Family Legacy: Sculpting a City’s Image~
http://www.artesmagazine.com/?p=16248