curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
RFQ for public art @MLK Library

RFQ for public art @MLK Library

calling all artists, designers & art/design teams!!!  

DC Public Library and the DC Public Library Foundation have just issued a Reguest for Qualifications and statements of interests for a ceiling treatment in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library. See press release here.

Furthermore has partnered with the Foundation to launch the competition.  Here are the details:

"Applicants are asked to submit samples of past work, along with a statement of interest that explains the relevance of past work to this opportunity, by August 31, 2017.

From this application, a professional Review Panel will award stipends to a group of semifinalists who will develop full proposals this fall. It's an exciting opportunity, open to all, with priority for applicants connected to D.C.— current residents and those deeply engaged with the city through past work and research.

We hope you will consider applying, and help spread the word!

RFQ for Public Art: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library Grand Reading Room Ceiling

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Budget: To be determined, with artist fee up to 20% of the project

Eligibility: Open to all artists, designers and art/design teams

Visit the link below to find out more and apply.

Apply online: http://bit.ly/2h7CByp

For questions, please contact Project Consultant, Natalie Campbell, at publicart@dcplfoundation.org.

1968 connection? The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library had its groundbreaking on 31 January 1968. See my blog post here.

art of unity @layc

art of unity @layc

remembering jim vance

remembering jim vance