In RFQ on May 20, 2015 at 6:12 pm

The City of Goldsboro, NC with Arts Council of Wayne County (ACWC) and their SmART Initiative partner the North Carolina Arts Council seeks an artist or artist team to develop a conceptual plan and future vision for multi-disciplinary artworks that engage citizens and welcome visitors to downtown Goldsboro. The Artscape Vision Plan will create a vision for more apparent and interesting entryways to downtown that have a welcoming presence and distinguish its boundaries – making visitors realize they are in downtown Goldsboro, a special place. The conceptual Plan should include: opportunities for artist designed artscape in existing downtown projects/places such as the Mountain to Sea Trail, African American Music Trail, Center Street Streetscape, Cornerstone Commons, wayfinding, and aid in the development of our new downtown districts to help distinguish their uniqueness and identity. The Plan should also include examples where the creation of incentives for private sector to include art into their façade designs and improvements. The Artscape Vision Plan will provide an arts overlay for the economic development efforts of the SmART Initiative.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to any artist or artist teams authorized to work in the United States.

BUDGET: The total budget for the project is $30, 000-50,000, inclusive of all artist’s fees and expenses

DEADLINE: Monday, June 15, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. EST

QUESTIONS: Chris Beacham | Senior Program Director, Creative Economies,, 919.807.6506



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