Request for Qualifications-ILLINOIS RESIDENTS: Lincoln’s Challenge Academy

  • Commissioning Entity: Illinois Art-inArchitecture Program
  • Budget: $178000
  • Open Date: 05/12/2017
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in state of installation
  • Close Date: 06/09/2017

Brief Description

The Art-in-Architecture Program is pleased to announce an Request RFQ to Illinois professional artists to create permanent original public art for the Department of Military Affairs Lincoln’s ChalleNGe Academy in Rantoul, Ill. This public art commission and potential purchases is open to all professional artists, artisans, or artist-led teams THAT LIVE AND WORK IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. The Committee is seeking two pieces for this project. Artwork for both sites may be commissioned from one artist/artist team or two artists/artist teams. Administration Building–$120,000 The Committee is seeking a dignified, timeless, free-standing, piece near the entry area that embodies the eight Core Components of the LCA. Education Building–$58,000 The committee is seeking a piece that uses Abraham Lincoln to communicate the importance of, and the LCA’s commitment to, education. For full details visit

  • Contact Name: Art in Architecture Coordinator
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (217) 782-9561