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Public Art Opportunity for Wisconsin Artists-Deadline January 15

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  • Melissa Dorn Richards
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 1, 2007
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      > Request for Qualifications
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      > America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin
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      > 25th Anniversary Public Art Project
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      > Open to all Wisconsin Artists
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      > Project Intent
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      > America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin seeks a qualified artist or
      > team of artists to design public art to celebrate their 25th year of
      > serving the hungry and to contribute to the beautification of the
      > neighborhood. The artwork will be placed outdoors in a highly visible
      > location on a berm on the corner of West Fond du Lac Avenue and West
      > Lloyd Street (visit www.secondharvestwi.org to see photos of the site
      > or contact Melissa at mdr1212@...). Materials used to
      > produce the artwork need to be durable and able to withstand
      > Milwaukee’s rugged climate and urban environment. America’s Second
      > Harvest of Wisconsin is open all styles of expression, from
      > representational to abstraction.
      > About America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin
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      > Mission: To feed the hungry in Wisconsin by obtaining food and
      > related products, distributing them to qualified nonprofit programs,
      > and providing those programs with appropriate assistance.
      >
      > Second Harvest Food Bank distributes an average of 50,000 pounds of
      > donated food and grocery products each day. Since 1982, the food bank
      > has distributed more than 200 million pounds. America’s Second
      > Harvest of Wisconsin feeds 300,000 people every day in 36 counties
      > throughout Eastern Wisconsin. For more information and a virtual tour
      > of the distribution center visit www.secondharvestwi.org.
      > Schedule
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      > November 8, 2006 Request for Qualifications made available
      > to Wisconsin Artists
      > January 15, 2007 Deadline for receipt of artists’
      > submissions
      > January 22-26, 2007 Selection Committee reviews artists’
      > submissions
      > January 26, 2007 Short listed artists notified, interviews
      > scheduled
      > March 21-23, 2007 Interviews, artists present proposal,
      > budget and maquette
      > March 27, 2007 Artist selected and contracted to begin work
      > October 2007 Installation of work
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      > Budget
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      > The total budget for the artwork to be located at America’s Second
      > Harvest of Wisconsin is $50,000. The budget is all inclusive and
      > intended to cover the cost of design, fabrication and installation.
      > Submission Requirements
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      > To be considered please submit the following by 4:00 p.m. January 15,
      > 2007.
      > Current resume (1-3 pages)
      > A CD of 10-12 digital images of relevant project experience
      > An image list including title, dimensions, primary materials, year
      > and value of each work.
      > A self-addressed stamped envelope if return of CD is desired.
      > A one-page letter of interest, detailing why you feel you are best
      > suited for this project. Do not submit concept proposal at this time.
      > Proposals will be requested from finalists who will be paid an
      > honorarium.
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      > Only original materials will be accepted, do not fax or email your
      > submission. Submissions received after the submittal deadline will
      > not be accepted.
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      > If you have questions please contact Melissa Dorn Richards, 25th
      > Anniversary Public Art Project Consultant, at mdr1212@...
      > or 414-331-3676 (email contact preferred).
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      > Send all materials to:
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      > Melissa Dorn Richards
      > 25th Anniversary Public Art Project Consultant
      > America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin
      > 1700 W. Fond du Lac Avenue
      > Milwaukee, WI 53205-1299
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