University Library Seeks to Purchase Existing Sculpture

Library Delivers Opportunity for Several Sculptors to Sell Their Art

Colorado Mesa University Tomlinson Library Request for Images

Summary: This public art call is for the direct purchase of existing sculpture– original artworks that have already been completed – for Colorado Mesa University’s (CMU) Tomlinson Library.

Budget: The amount of funding available for the purchase of artwork is $108,738.  CMU is looking to acquire more than one artwork and artworks under, and up to, $15,000 will be considered.

Deadline: April 1, 2016

How to apply: via CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This opportunity is open to artists who live in Colorado or Utah

Special Notes: In addition to several 2D spaces, there are opportunities for 3D artworks and sculpture for the interior of the building.

In the library’s main three story atrium space, there are four triangular pedestal areas that could hold artwork(s). There are two of these platforms areas on the 2nd floor and two platforms on the 3rd floor. These spaces are 7’x7’x 9’9″ (triangular shaped) with a height of 9’.

Artists may submit applications with 4 artworks for these four spaces, if they have works appropriate to address them all.

There are other opportunities for sculptures in the Library, at the first floor entry to the atrium and various areas in the library. These artworks should be intended for an interior space.

If submitting a 3D artwork for one of these sites, please note that the listed price should include all relevant installation costs or necessary display elements.

Current faculty/staff, students and Alumni of CMU are highly encouraged to apply.

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