RFP: Austin Convention Center Warehouse

  • Commissioning Entity: The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP)
  • Budget: $100000
  • Open Date: 2021-04-12
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2021-05-27

Brief Description

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department (EDD) seeks to commission an Austin-area visual artist or artist team to design and fabricate a work of public art to be sited on or near the exterior of a new off-site warehouse being built by the Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD). This opportunity is ideal for experienced muralists, mural groups, and artists working in other 2D disciplines, however, a range of materials and conceptual approaches will be considered.

Artists familiar with the Montopolis community/are intimately connected to the history and heritage of the area are highly encouraged to apply. Multilingual artists and/or artists able to interact with the community in languages other than English are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should meet the following requirements: Professional visual artist, or artist team; At least 18 years of age; and Live in the 7-county Austin metropolitan area.