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City of Fishers Seeks Muralist

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City of Fishers Seeks Muralist


Building Mural for 8760 E. 116th Street

The City of Fishers, Fishers Arts Council, and the Building Owner are seeking qualified artists interested
in a commission for a building mural or other form of creative medium representing the city’s vision of a
smart, entrepreneurial and vibrant community, on the highly visible façade of a single-story structure in
the City’s Nickel Plate District located at 8760 E. 116th Street in Fishers. Artists are invited to submit their
biography, experience, and up to five (5) samples of similar relevant, previously- installed work for this
public art project. One artist will be selected by the City of Fishers and Fishers Arts Council from the pool
of applicants.

All information and work samples are due at Fishers City Hall to the Community Development
Department (2nd Floor) at 1 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 and must be stamped no later than noon
EST on Friday, December 1, 2017. All submissions must also be e-mailed as reduced-size pdf files to by the same time. Please do not send zip files.

The budget allocated for the Project is a maximum of $10,000. It is intended to cover the costs
associated with the development of up to three (3) preliminary design concepts for City of Fishers,
Fishers Arts Council, and the Building Owner review, review of final concept, and both the production
and installation of the final artwork. Installation will be coordinated with the City of Fishers and the
Building Owner.

The City of Fishers is a rapidly growing community of 90,000 which is located in central Indiana. It is
known as a great place to grow a business and raise a family. The City is currently articulating the details
of its vision for Fishers which is to create a community that is smart, vibrant and entrepreneurial. As the
community matures, there is an increasing desire to add public art installations that represent the vision
of the city and better defines public spaces and integrate them in terms of the broader context within
which they exist.

Read the full RFQ here.


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