RFP: Antioch Library Replacement – Johnson County, KS

  • Commissioning Entity: The Johnson County Public Art Commission
  • Budget: $120000
  • Open Date: 2021-07-12
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-07-30

Brief Description

The Johnson County Public Art Commission, on behalf of the Johnson County (KS) Public Building Commission and Johnson County Library, is seeking Artists or Artist Teams to closely collaborate with the Architect and Contractor to develop innovative, original art for a new Library to replace the Antioch Branch Library. A new 17,000 square foot Library is being planned to replace the Antioch Branch of the Johnson County Library system. The Library will be located in the Vavra Development in Merriam, Kansas, with construction slated to start in 2022. The Architect for the Library is Dake Wells Architecture, and the Public Art Budget for the project is approximately $120,000. Artwork that is specific to this site and responsive to this opportunity is highly preferred to Artwork that has already been completed by the Artist.