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Call Type: Public Art
Entry Deadline: 4/17/16
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: NATIONAL CALL TO ARTISTS FOR PUBLIC ART AT LAKE COOK IN ALEXANDRIA, VA
The City of Alexandria, Virginia invites artists and artist teams located throughout the United States to submit their qualifications to be considered for a public art project as part of the Lake Cook Stormwater Retrofit Project.
The selected artist/artist team (Artist) will join the City’s interdisciplinary project team (Design Team) that will convert Lake Cook, an existing fishing pond, into an extended stormwater detention facility. The Artist and the Design Team will work closely together to form a cohesive public art proposal that aligns with the Design Team’s overall design and layout of the site. The Artist will work with the Design Team to integrate public art into the Design Team’s drawings and presentations. In collaboration with the Design Team, the Artist is expected to attend public meetings. After a final concept design is approved, the Artist will oversee the fabrication and installation of the public art. Competition of the project is expected to be Fall, 2017.
The artist design fee is $30,000. The budget for the fabrication and installation of the public art is $60,000.
Deadline: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:59pm Mountain Standard Time (MST).