RFP: Outdoor Sculpture

  • Commissioning Entity: State University of New York, Oswego
  • Budget: $2000
  • Open Date: 2018-01-17
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in state of installation
  • Close Date: 2018-03-19

Brief Description

State University of New York, Oswego, seeks proposals for outdoor sculpture for the school’s main campus from Summer 2018 – Summer 2021. Six artists will be chosen to install artworks in a centrally located lawn area adjacent to SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center. Selected works will be on view for a three-year exhibition period. SUNY Oswego has a student body of 8,000 students on a 690 acre campus. It is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario adjacent to the City of Oswego, population, 18,000. All sculptural themes will be considered and selection criteria will include durability, creativity/originality and architectural, geographic and cultural contexts. Installation site is a highly trafficked pedestrian area of the SUNY Oswego main campus. Sculpture site is completely exposed to the elements including very harsh winter weather conditions that may include heavy snow and high winds.