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Artists Sought for Public Art Sculpture Project

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Artists Sought for Public Art Sculpture Project



Developing designs for an attractive sculpture to fit the existing concrete pad, footings, and landscaping. Designs will have to be approved by a committee of individuals representing Keep Noblesville Beautiful, the City of Noblesville and Nickel Plate Arts before fabrication.
Fabricate the sculpture and arrange for it to be delivered to the site
Supervise installation of the sculpture at the site. City of Noblesville staff and resources will be available to assist with installation.
Meet safety and engineering requirements identified by the City of Noblesville and/or any engineering consultants engaged by Keep Noblesville Beautiful


This project will carry a commission of $10,000 for design, fabrication and installation of the sculpture. This fee is to cover all of the artists’ compensation and anticipated expenses, including (but not limited to) design fees, steel, fabric, installation hardware, any other materials required for fabrication and installation, production and labor. Payment will be made in two installments: 1/2 will be paid to the artist at the beginning of the project, with the remaining 1/2 to be paid upon completion of the project. Please note that these payments can take up to 30 days to arrive.


Artists must submit the following information to Darren at to qualify (please note: submission materials will not be returned to applicants):

1). Cover Letter: Please include a statement about your interest in this project, as well as any personal or professional connection you have to Noblesville and how that connection influences your interest in this project. Please also include a statement about how your previous work experience qualifies you for this opportunity and any thoughts you have about how you would approach this project.

2). Resume: Please include a copy of your artistic resume. Please make sure that your resume includes your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and website/social media handles.

3). Examples of previous artwork: Submit 2-10 digital images in .jpg or .pdf format of past work.

Please limit the file size of each image to 2MB or less. If possible, include images of at least 1previous project that is appropriate to the conditions of this brief.

4). Image information sheet: Submit a sheet with the following information about each submitted project: title, date completed, client/neighborhood/site name, total artwork budget, and a brief (1-2 sentences) description of the project or piece at is relates to this project. Include a directory of which image titles you have submitted are associated with each project (ex: for an artist named Smith: PROJECT x: Images Smith 1, Smith 2, Smith 3; PROJECT Y: Smith 4, Smith 5, Smith6. Submit this sheet in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.


The application materials above must be emailed to Darren at by 5 pm on March 01, 2021 for approval. Once approved, artwork must be delivered to KNB by Mar 14, 2021.


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