IVERSEN CENTER FOR FAITH ARTWORK

  • Commissioning Entity: University of St. Thomas
  • Budget: $15000
  • Open Date: 2019-06-06
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2019-07-01

Brief Description

The University of St. Thomas invites artists’ proposals for new integrated artworks for the Iversen Center for Faith. Designed by Opus Design Build, L.L.C., this 23,000 square foot subterranean glass addition will create a contemporary touch to the Classical Revival architecture of the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas, designed by Emmanuel Masqueray in 1916. The expansion puts the original chapel on a lighted pedestal and adds expanded space and amenities to better serve the contemporary needs of the campus community. This space will centralize all campus ministry offices and serve as the spiritual heart of the campus. It will include a multi-faith meditation room, sacred arts gallery, multipurpose gathering room for receptions and events, new bride and groom facilities, and an outside amphitheater. The dedication for the Iversen Center for Faith is planned for fall 2020. https://www.stthomas.edu/media/collegeofartsandsciences/arthistory/ICFCalltoArtists.pdf