Public Art Opportunity for Wisconsin Artists-Deadline January 15
> Request for Qualifications
> America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin
> 25th Anniversary Public Art Project
> Open to all Wisconsin Artists
> Project Intent
> 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
> 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.
> November 8, 2006 Request for Qualifications made available
> to Wisconsin Artists
> January 15, 2007 Deadline for receipt of artists’
> January 22-26, 2007 Selection Committee reviews artists’
> January 26, 2007 Short listed artists notified, interviews
> 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
> 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
> To be considered please submit the following by 4:00 p.m. January 15,
> 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
> Only original materials will be accepted, do not fax or email your
> submission. Submissions received after the submittal deadline will
> not be accepted.
> If you have questions please contact Melissa Dorn Richards, 25th
> Anniversary Public Art Project Consultant, at mdr1212@...
> or 414-331-3676 (email contact preferred).
> Send all materials to:
> 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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