Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas, United States
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Texas A&M University announces an open competition for professional artists or artist teams to commission two site-specific public art installations inside and outside of the Innovative Learning Classroom Building (ILCB).
The primary installation will be an outdoor piece located on the second floor on a rooftop terrace. The second artwork will an inside wall installation, also located on the second floor across from the terrace. Both pieces should connect to each other in a meaningful way.
One artist or artist team will be chosen to produce both installations.
Artists should consider the following inspirational words when coming up with ideas for the public art installations:
ARTWORK SITE LOCATIONS
SITE 1: ILCB, Second Floor, Rooftop Terrace
SITE 2: ILCB, Second Floor, West Wall
Artists or artist teams will submit concept designs, drawings, artist statement, materials list, budget breakdown, and a résumé reflecting their ability to handle a project of this size. Deadline March 15, 2023.
The jury will narrow down the artist pool and contact the finalist. Those not selected as the finalist will not be contacted.
After concepts are approved and contracts are signed, the winning artist/s or artist team/s will install the art. A $200,000 commission will be awarded; commission awards are intended to cover all artist costs including, but not limited to, artist travel, fabrication, shipping, installation, engineering review (if necessary), etc. The university will provide lighting, signage, personnel lift, ladders, or scaffolding, if needed for installation.
Artists should submit the following by March 15, 2023:
See commission portal link for site images.Click here to apply.