RFP: Municipality of Anchorage: AWWU – Ship Creek Trail

  • Commissioning Entity: 1% for Public Art Program MOA Public Works Department
  • Budget: $80000
  • Open Date: 2021-06-28
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-07-23

Brief Description

A call for qualified artists to create artwork for the Ship Creek Trail as part of the Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility, Ship Creek Water Treatment Facility construction in Anchorage, Alaska. The Ship Creek Water Treatment facility construction was completed 2020. The 1% for Art funding allocation has been directed to the designated location on the Ship Creep trail. The installation of artwork will be coordinated with the Curator of Public Art and the Department of Parks & Recreation. The art selection jury intends to commission one art installation totaling $80,000 to be permanently installed along the Ship Creek trail. The designated area of the trail for a public art installation is located in a light industrial area where the trail passes over both Ship Creek and the Alaska Railroad train tracks. The Ship Creek trail connects Downtown Anchorage to the Mountain View Community and contributes to one of the best urban trail systems in the United States, the 32 mi long “Moose Loop"