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CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFQ – Public Art Consultant

In Uncategorized on November 24, 2015 at 1:26 am

The City of West Hollywood is seeking a qualified consultant to assist with the management, maintenance, and research of the City’s Urban Art Collection and other projects related to the City’s Urban Art Program. The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to provide the City with a qualified consultant who has the experience and capability to perform the tasks described in the Scope of Work. The successful candidate will possess a proven record and have demonstrated abilities in artwork registration and conservation, with specific skills in evaluating artworks, writing condition reports and photo documenting artworks. The term of the proposed contract is expected to begin in January 2016 and shall conclude in June 2016.

ELIGIBILITY: This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience in collection management, maintenance and conservation. Hours are flexible although many meetings will take place during regular business hours, while Commission meetings will take place during evening hours. Candidates should have experience in public art consulting. The successful candidate will have a wide knowledge of public art and contemporary visual arts; proven top-notch organization skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; advance knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel; and ability to utilize computer-based research tools. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college of university in fine art, art history, museum studies, conservation, library science or a related field is desirable.

BUDGET: The Consultant will be contracted for an amount not to exceed $7,500 including expenses. Contract is based on the following scale: $30 an hour for approximately 10 hours a week for 25 weeks.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 5 pm

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator. 323-848-6846 / rehemann@weho.org

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