|A panel comprised of arts professionals and community representatives will review qualifications. A short-list of artists for each project will be asked to provide a rendering for a site-specific artwork. Short-listed candidates will receive a stipend of $300 to cover costs of the production of a site-specific proposal. A 2D rendering, preferably digital, will be required.
All professional artists are eligible to apply, except for artists currently under contract with the City of Dallas Public Art Program. Employees of the City of Dallas, their spouses, members of the Public Art Committee, or any consultants under contract for any phase of these projects are ineligible. The City of Dallas Cultural Policy prohibits undergraduate students from being considered for Public Art projects.
Additional qualifications include:
· Demonstrated ability to work with a team of public art staff, project management, and construction workers.
· Demonstrated ability to complete projects in a timely manner within the published budget.
· Ability to attend construction and design team meetings in Dallas.
$28,000 is the budget for the public art projects at Lake Highlands Town Center. If three works are selected the budget for each work will be $9333. Budgets must cover all costs associated with the completion of the artwork, including but not limited to artist’s fee, travel and mileage, required insurance as determined by the City of Dallas Office of Risk Management, materials, fabrication, installation, any graphic design and miscellaneous supplies.
ELIGIBILITY All Professional artists currently residing in Texas are eligible to apply unless otherwise indicated. Artists who are currently under contract for a City of Dallas Public Art Project are not eligible to apply. Employees of the City of Dallas, their spouses, undergraduate students, members of the Public Art Committee, or any consultants under contract for any phase of these projects are ineligible.
SUBMITTAL MATERIALS –electronic submissions only (email –total file size not to exceed 2MB, link to website, or CD mailed to address below)
1. Professional resume
2. JPEG images of five recent works with image list: title, date, media, dimensions
3. JPEG images of previous Public Art or Park projects of commensurate scope-NOT REQUIRED
4. Letter outlining qualifications, interest and ability to complete the project.
Artist’s name should be on all materials submitted.