RFP: Gustavo “Gus” L. Garcia Recreation Center, Phase III

  • Commissioning Entity: The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP)
  • Budget: $23000
  • Open Date: 03/28/2021
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 04/22/2021

Brief Description

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program seeks to commission a visual artist, or artist team, to design and install a permanent exterior mural for the Gus Garcia Recreation Center. The community has stated a strong preference for a mural that will serve as a recognizable visual landmark for the Center. They have also communicated an interest in a mural that reflects the Center's and the surrounding communities' rich diversity, highlighting its welcoming spirit.
Artists familiar with the Heritage Hills or Windsor Hills community and the Gus Garcia Recreation Center are highly encouraged to apply. Multilingual artists and artists able to interact with the community in languages other than English are also encouraged to apply. This call is open to all artists who are over 18 years of age and live in the 7-county Austin metropolitan area (Williamson, Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties). Mural artists are especially invited to apply.

  • Contact Name: Maria Teresa Bonet
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (512) 974-7949