CLAREMONT – RFQ – City Hall Art Installation

In RFP, RFQ on February 23, 2017 at 10:42 pm

The City of Claremont invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for a site-specific outdoor public art installation to be exhibited in front of City Hall in downtown Claremont. This is a very visible public space in Claremont’s bustling village area near the Claremont Colleges, close to museums and the train. Local artists are encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all local professional visual artists or collaborative artist teams at least 18 years of age. City of Claremont employees including consultants, Public Art Committee members and City volunteers are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: Each of the three final selected artists will receive a $300 stipend to produce proposals. The selected finalist will receive $2500 for the term of the art loan. The City of Claremont will provide the initial foundation (at approximately 6’x 6”x18’). The City of Claremont will pay for transport, delivery and installation fees not to exceed $6,000. The City of Claremont will manage installation in order to minimize the logistics for coordinating heavy equipment/lane closures/extra unknown contractors on site. The City of Claremont at any time would consider any piece for permanent selection, at which point a new contract will be made for purchase of the art. Artist or artist teams selected should note that their work will be considered on loan to the City of Claremont and will remain on loan to the City of Claremont for no less than 18 months and up to 5 years.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 14, 2017, 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Aurelia Brogan, Arts Coordinator, or (909) 399-5495.


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