Several Public Art Opportunities for Sculptors

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Deadlines Approaching for Multiple Colorado Public Art Projects

Learn how to apply to have your sculpture ideas considered:

Fort Lewis College RFQ

Project: Fort Lewis College, Berndt Hall, Durango, Colorado

PROJECT SUMMARY
Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific public artwork(s) for Berndt Hall at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. This project is the construction of a new wing of Berndt Hall, a science building on Fort Lewis’ campus in Durango, Colorado. The new wing will update facilities for Geosciences, Physics, and Engineering departments. The project is slated to be completed in the fall of 2016.

Budget: $202,000

Deadline: 11/30/15

Eligibility Requirements: must be legal resident of the United States

Special notes: Both 2D and 3D artworks of all media appropriate to be outside will be considered, and sound, kinetic or interactive pieces are encouraged

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Commerce City logo

Project: Pioneer Park, Commerce City, Colorado

PROJECT SUMMARY
The City of Commerce City and the Commerce City Cultural Council seek to commission public art for the highly visible and active Pioneer Park located at 5950 Holly Street. This is the city’s largest and most feature filled park, including state of the art aquatics facilities, baseball/softball fields and a skate park. Located at the corner of Holly Street and East 60th Avenue, thousands of people drive past Pioneer Park and hundreds use the park’s amenities daily. This 37-acre community park was built in three phases from 2003 to 2015.

The Art Selection Committee is interested in one or a series of sculptures that will be situated along the meandering path on the north side of the park along East 60th Avenue between Monaco Street to the east and Holly Street to the west, and to the south of the path in the grassy areas and to the north of the ball fields. The potential project area is indicated in the picture below with a red rectangle. The art may be interactive and/or kinetic, encouraging people to approach and engage with the art.

Budget: $74,500

Deadline: 11/30/15

Eligibility Requirements: Must reside in Colorado

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University of Colorado Springs ENT center

Project: University of Colorado, Colorado Sprints Ent Center for the Arts

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific public artwork(s) for the new Ent Center for the Arts at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado. This project is the construction of a new visual and performing arts center on the North Campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The new Ent Center for the Arts will house several university Visual and Performing Arts programs, several performance spaces and the Gallery of Contemporary Art. Construction of the new building is slated to be completed in late 2017 or early 2018.

Budget: $174,720

Deadline: 11/30/15

Eligibility Requirements: must be legal resident of the United States

Special notes: looking for site-specific public artwork

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All applications are to be made through CallForEntry.org

All images are from the individual RFQs.

 

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