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Toledo, OH Seeks Public Art

Posted by The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo ; Posted on 
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Toledo, OH Seeks Public Art

   

Close Park Project

Funded by the City of Toledo, OH One Percent for Art Program

Administered by The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo

PROJECT INTENT

The Arts Commission’s Art in Public Places Program is seeking to commission a work of public art, which engages play as a theme and is requesting qualifications from artists and/or artist teams for this project. Close Park is a City of Toledo Park situated in a densely populated neighborhood and provides a variety of opportunities for interactive public art.

A map of the park can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/q435rsSZMR72

BUDGET

The City of Toledo One Percent for Art budget for this project is up to $70,000. The budget includes all costs associated with the project including, but not limited to: artist’s design fee, travel, materials, community engagement initiatives, documentation, transportation and installation of the work.

ELIGIBILITY

The project is open to all artists in the United States, age 18 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disability. Artist teams are eligible to apply, including teams of artists from multiple disciplines.

PROPOSED TIME LINE:

• January 4, 2018       Request For Qualifications Launched

• February 7, 2018      Deadline for Submission of Qualifications

• February 13, 2018    Start RFQ Review

• February 20, 2018    Video Conference Interviews as Needed

• February 27, 2018    Commission Awarded

• April 19, 2018           Site Visit, Community Info Gathering Session

• May 23, 2018           Proposal Presented to Committee / Community Group

• June 25, 2018          Final Proposal Submitted

• TBD                          Installation

The Arts Commission reserves the right to change the project timeline. The schedule will be mutually agreed upon based on the schedule of the selected artist and that of The Arts Commission, the project start date will be mutually agreed upon.

To Download RFQ, which includes submission information, please visit: http://theartscommission.org/publicart

PARTNERS

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