RFP: James Castle House Signifier

  • Commissioning Entity: Boise City
  • Budget: $60000
  • Open Date: 2017-12-14
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2018-02-07

Brief Description

Boise City invites public artists to apply for an opportunity to design and fabricate sculptural public artwork(s) to serve as a signifier for the James Castle House location. The artwork will serve as a wayfinding landmark piece inspired by internationally known, Idaho artist, James Castle. Up to three artists may be selected from this Request for Proposal as finalists who will be paid $500 each to provide a design concept proposal. Proposals will be put on public view for comment and the selection panel will choose the final work to commission. The selected artist(s) will be provided a combined project total of $60,000 to formalize the design, fabricate, and transport the work to the site. Installation of the work will be coordinated with a contractor that has an Idaho State Public Works License and will be paid for separately by the City of Boise.