The City of Allentown, PA, in partnership with Materials Conservation Collaborative of Philadelphia, seeks artist proposals via this Request for Proposals (RFP) in order to commission an original, site‐specific work of art by a professional artist(s) to welcome visitors and residents to downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. The work of art will be located on the 8th Street façade of the Additionally, in the spirit of the Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL) substation, located at 120 South 8th Street in downtown Allentown. The 8th Street connector is an important gateway to Allentown, as it connects downtown Allentown to communities to the south via the historic 8th Street Bridge. The work of art may take the form of mural, lighting, low‐relief sculpture or other appropriate forms of art (or a combination of these), and is open to artists with the demonstrated capacity to create a fully‐realized work of art in any of those forms.
- Contact Name: Julia Guerrero
- Contact Email: [email protected]
- Contact Phone: (215) 763-8090