Request for Qualifications: Arlington County – Western Gateway Public Art Opportunity
Arlington County, VA, USA
Budget: $200,000 (USD)
Submission deadline: January 30, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST
Arlington County, Virginia is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in a public art opportunity at the County’s western border near Columbia Pike and S. Jefferson Street. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate, and install a work of art or design enhancement that can be enjoyed by people using all modes of transportation and that has the potential to become a landmark or identifier for Columbia Pike. While designing the artwork/design enhancement, the selected artist must take into consideration improvements planned for Columbia Pike’s streetscape, including infrastructure, transit, and open space, and create a work of art/design enhancement that can exist successfully within current, interim, and planned conditions. The selected artist will also develop and implement a community engagement plan, which may include a temporary project or other activities. Project budget, including artist design fee, materials, fabrication, installation, travel and expenses, is $200,000.
Qualifications are due January 30, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. EST.
The full Request for Qualifications, including instructions on how to apply, is available at: http://arlingtonarts.org/Libraries/Documents/RFQ_590-13_1.sflb.ashx
Questions about this Request for Qualifications can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. EST on December 19, 2012.