Request for Qualifications: Public art opportunity in Portland, Maine

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  • Location of Commission

    Portland, Maine, United States

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    [email protected]

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  • Brief Description

    TEMPOart commissions temporary public art and hosts programs and events in Portland, ME, that are free, open, and inclusive of all. We seek work that will be a catalyst to connect communities and inspire meaningful thought and conversation on timely issues. TEMPOart seeks artists, architects, designers, and landscape architects to design and realize a temporary outdoor public work of art to begin in June, 2024. The maximum budget is $25,000 (inclusive of artist fees and any associated travel). The RFQ deadline is June 19, 2023. Teams and Collectives are invited to apply but must identify a single person in the application who will represent the work of the group. TEMPOart’s work is to support temporary public art. This means that installations can be available publicly for up to two years. The installation will be located in the City of Portland, Maine. The location of the installation is at the entrance of the Back Cove Trail. Artist must be a New England resident.