The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation(Parks) will commission one artist or artist team, to design, fabricate and install site-integrated, outdoor artwork within the new Lake City Park.
This call is open to professional artists residing in Washington and Oregon. Artists with no prior public art experience are not eligible to apply. The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture encourages diversity in its collection. Artists whose work is well represented in the city’s collection are eligible to apply, but the artist selection panel will consider artistic diversity as one factor in the selection process. Students are not eligible to apply.
The selected artist will receive a commission of $100,000.00 (including all Washington State Sales/Use Tax), to design, fabricate and install the artwork.
SCOPE OF WORK
The artist or artist team will work closely with Parks’ design team to develop site-integrated art for the new Lake City Park. The artist will create an artwork that is integrated into the park design and enhances the experience of park-goers and passersby. A project that engages the community, frames an experience, promotes activity and/or defines a space within the park is desired. The artist or artist team will consider the character of the surrounding Lake City neighborhood and respond to the park’s specific design and patterns of use.
11p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (Pacific Daylight Time).
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