CALL TO ARTISTS - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFG)
$85,000 Public Art Design Commission, City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
RFQ SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 21, 2013
PUBLIC ART REGISTRY - NOW DIGITAL!
Cambridge Arts Council's Public Art Program is calling all artists interested in working in the public realm to sign up on the new CAC Public Art Registry at cac.slideroom.com
Registration is FREE and easy! Upload digital files of work samples and complete a form of biographic information. Once you are registered, you will be considered for all future Cambridge public art commissions.
NOTE TO ARTISTS REGISTERED WITH THE "SLIDE REGISTRY":
If you are currently registered in the "physical" slide registry, you must re-register online at cac.slideroom.com to continue to be considered for public art projects. The old slide registry will no longer be used. For technical support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For other questions, please contact Jeremy Gaucher, CAC Public Art Administrator, at email@example.com
To ensure that the most appropriate artists are selected for projects, the Arts Council combines jury review with active community participation. The Public Art Commission decides on a selection method for each project by choosing one or a variation of the following options:
1. Interview: The jury selects a small number of candidate artists. The candidates are interviewed by the Art Committee, who makes the final selection.
2. Direct Purchase: The jury reviews existing art and recommends works for acquisition to the Art Committee who makes the final selection.
3. Request for Proposal: Proposals are solicited from artists. The jury selects finalists, who may be paid to refine and present their proposals. The jury makes the final decision with advice from the Art Committee.