EXTENDED: 4 Fire/Emergency Medical Services Station Opportunities, Art in Public Places, Austin, TX

  • Commissioning Entity: The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP)
  • Budget: $365000
  • Open Date: 04/26/2021
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 05/26/2021

Brief Description

Four artists or artist teams will be selected to create artwork at four project locations. Each artist will work with the AFD and EMS departments and engage the surrounding community for inspiration. The artists selected for these commissions will be able to spend time observing and researching the work of Austin’s first responders and will reflect their time with the people of AFD/EMS in their final artwork. AIPP is seeking artists to create artwork that will reflect the mission of the Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services “to create safer communities through prevention, preparedness, and effective emergency response.” This AIPP project opportunity is reserved for those meeting the following eligibility: *Practicing visual artists or artist teams; At least 18 years of age; and *Live and work in the Austin metropolitan area, which includes Travis, Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet and Blanco counties.

  • Contact Name: Alex Irrera
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (512) 974-7860