Southside Community Center Stormwater Garden Art Project

  • Commissioning Entity

    Public Art Commission

  • Application Open Date


  • Application Deadline Date


  • Minimum Budget


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  • Location of Commission

    Richmond, Virginia, United States

  • Commission Portal

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  • Geographic Eligibilty

    Applicants in country of installation

  • Contact Name

    Susan Glasser

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

  • Commission Document

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  • Brief Description

    Richmond’s Public Art Commission is seeking a permanent public art installation at the Southside Community Center currently undergoing significant expansion. The new facility, located at 6255 Old Warwick Road North, Chesterfield, VA, will provide interactive, lively spaces for community wellness and recreation activities. The grounds surrounding the Community Center include multiple sports fields, a skate park, playground, community garden, and other community spaces. The grounds also include one bioretention area and two stormwater detention areas that provide an excellent opportunity for an artist or design team to create a unique installation that actively celebrates responsible stormwater practices. Three to five artists/teams will receive an honorarium of $2,000 each to submit a formal proposal for the project.

    RFQ Deadline: December 19, 2022

    Honorarium for Draft Proposal: $2,000

    Commission Budget: $200,000 (inclusive of all artist’s fees, materials, insurance, fabrica