IMPORTANT! Due to the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) events on this site may be postponed or canceled.CLICK HERE for More Details.
The Sound Transit Art Program (STart) is developing a major artwork to screen the perimeter of a planned train yard in Bellevue, Washington, known as the Sound Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility: East (OMFE). STart is seeking a professional artist who demonstrates an interest in and has past experience developing linear/wall-based artwork. The artwork response is anticipated to be fabricated largely in metal.
Budget: $75,000 for design, $750,000 for fabrication and installation
Eligibility: Professional artists or artist teams residing in the U.S. or in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.
The OMFE will be sited in a commercial area currently dominated by distribution warehouses that is transitioning into a mixed-use area of office, retail, and residential developments. The western edge of the facility will run directly adjacent to a major north-south pedestrian and bicycle trail, part of the Eastside Railway Corridor trail that King County is developing for both recreation and non-motorized commuting.
The perimeter screening art opportunity may take the form of a fence, additional components to the fence or objects along the top of a fence on the western edge of the OMFE site. The artwork project will be a limited collaboration with the OMFE’s design/build team. Fabrication and construction of some portion of the perimeter fence (including structural supports) will remain in the project’s construction contract. The OMFE perimeter treatment will be 8-feet-high, and by default a metal, fence on a concrete base.
How to apply
Submit a profile, a 2-page artist’s resume, a statement of interest, and a minimum of 12 work samples (image and/or video files) with associated project information. Completed applications will be delivered through 4Culture’s online portal ONLY. A free account is required to submit an application. Visit the online portal for more information
QUESTIONS? Contact Kelly Pajek, email@example.com
© 2021 - Arts Council of Indianapolis - All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer: The Arts Council of Indianapolis provides this database and website as a service to artists, arts organizations, and consumers alike. All information contained within the database and website was provided by the artists or arts organizations. No adjudication or selection process was used to develop this site or the artists and organizations featured. While the Arts Council of Indianapolis makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, it does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information.