As the artist applying to have my artwork displayed, I acknowledge an affirm the following:
The artwork to which this application relates is owned only and entirely by me. No one else has any claim of interest or right to all or any part of the artwork or materials used to make it, either now or during the term it will be displayed.
I acknowledge and assume all risks, known and unknown, inherent or otherwise, associated with the display of my artwork. I acknowledge the risk of loss due to damage or theft. I understand in signing this document that I surrender my right to make a claim or file a lawsuit against the City, its past, present, or future appointed or elected officials, employees, representatives, agents, insurers, affiliated agencies, organizations, successors, and assigns (collectively “the City”,) for personal injury or property damage. I hereby release and forever discharge the City of and from any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, obligations, liabilities, expenses, costs, attorneys’ fees, proceedings, and judgements, both known and unknown, fixed or contingent, liquidated or unliquidated, direct or derivative, and of whatsoever kind, nature, and description, under the Constitution of the United States or any state, or any state or federal law or laws or of the common law, concerning, arising from, or related to the display of my artwork. In the event that any claim or demand should be made or litigation instituted against any party or parties arising out of or with respect to the artwork to which this application relates, I must indemnify and hold the City harmless from and against such claims, demand or litigation, including all attorneys’ fees and costs incurred with respect to such matters.