RFP: Enlighten Peekskill – Peekskill MTA Train Station

  • Commissioning Entity

    Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Application Open Date

    03/30/2022

  • Application Deadline Date

    06/01/2022

  • Minimum Budget

    $

  • Maximum Budget

    $30000

  • Location of Commission:

    New York, United States, Peekskill

  • Commission Portal

    View Link

  • Geographic Eligibilty

    All

  • Contact Name

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

  • Commission Document

    Document not uploaded

  • Brief Description

    Hudson Valley MOCA is soliciting proposals from experienced sculptors (artists, and/or artist/fabricators) to create and produce long-term original light-emitting works to be installed in 7 approved locations along the route from the Peekskill MTA Train Station, along South Water Street, up Central Avenue and South Division Street. The sculptures will serve the utilitarian purpose of illuminating the walkway as well as demonstrating the use of the arts to improve the quality of life in the community.
    A budget of $30,000 per sculpture is available through project grant funding, plus an additional $5,000 artist’s stipend. The project budget must include ancillary costs as described herein.
    This is a unique opportunity for sculptors to display their work in a public venue as part of a long-term installation. Project marketing materials will likely include photo of the walking ‘light trail’ and the artists will also have the opportunity to share their concepts and process with the greate