RFP: Bernalillo County Outposts Sculpture

  • Commissioning Entity:
  • Budget: $100000
  • Open Date: 2016-04-08
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Regional artists residing in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Arizona, Colorado and Texas are invited to apply.
  • Close Date: 2016-05-29

Brief Description

This area of the Southwest has been inhabited off and on for the last two thousand years beginning with the Anasazi and Pueblo Indians, and then attracting western cultures with the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors in the 1600’s. The area served as an outpost for the country of Spain until it became part of Mexico following Spain’s relinquishing of the area, eventually becoming a U.S. territory in 1846 when it became an "outpost" for the U.S. Military. The purpose of the project is to creat