RFP: Homewood Park Improvement Project

  • Commissioning Entity: Pittsburgh City Planning Authority: Public Art and Civic Design Department
  • Budget: $800000
  • Open Date: 08/22/2021
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 09/24/2021

Brief Description

According to a press release, the city announced on August 9 from artists who are willing and capable of working with the community to “create public art inspired by Homewood’s history, prominent neighbors, organizations and events.” Announced that it is seeking suggestions. Up to 3 individual artists or creative groups are selected and Homewood artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have completed at least one previous project of “Significant Impact and Scale”.

The project is overseen by the city planning and public works departments, as well as Studio Zewde, a New York City-based design company specializing in landscaping, urban design and public art, and other community stakeholders. increase. The $ 120,000 fund for this project comes from a percentage of the City’s Art Ordinance, which stipulates that at least 1% of the city’s construction or refurbishment project budget will be allocated to fund works of art.