Arts Services Inc. of Western New York (ASI), on behalf of Assemblymember Jon D. Rivera’s Office and the Elmwood Village Association (EVA), invites artists in all appropriate mediums (2-dimensional and 3-dimensional) from throughout Western New York to submit proposals for an outdoor public art project located at 902 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, NY.
Project Background and Goals
902 Elmwood Ave is located in the Elmwood Village in Buffalo, NY. Assemblymember Jon D. Rivera’s Office is seeking an imaginative design for the south-facing wall of the building.
The chosen work should:
Proposed design should connect to the themes of gardens and the outdoors, music, and/or diversity and inclusion.
Proposed design should embody the EVA’s goals of community and improving quality of life.
Encompass section outlined in attached image – 20’ length and 12’ height on the second story of the building. Proposals using paint and/or outdoor wall wraps will be considered.
Have an expected lifespan of three to five (3-5) years unprotected from the elements with repairs and maintenance to be completed by the artist at no expense to the building owner during this period.
A commission of up to $8,000 is available for the chosen artist to create and install their work. Artists are required to provide all supplies, materials, and insurance to complete the work, including a scissor lift, bucket truck and/or scaffolding, if needed.
Deadline to Submit: No later than 5 pm on Monday, June 27
End of June-early July 2022: Selection of Artist
July 2022: Public Announcement of Selection
August 2022: Mural implementation & planning meetings; completed and installed work (weather-dependent)
Proposals should be sent electronically (in PDF form) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘902 Elmwood Ave Mural Proposal’, as can questions. Since the site is open and available to the public, a site visit can be done at any time necessary.
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