RFP: Public Art Parklet Installation, Modesto, CA

  • Commissioning Entity: The Modesto Downtown Improvement District and the Downtown Modesto Partnership
  • Budget: $25000
  • Open Date: 2021-08-09
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2021-08-20

Brief Description

The Modesto Downtown Improvement District and the Downtown Modesto Partnership seek artist responses via this Request for Proposals (RFP) to commission an original, site-specific work of art. The art piece will be located in/on a street platform "parklet" tentatively slated to be installed in front of the Gallo Center for the Arts at 1000 "I" Street. The work of art may be constructed, take the form of sculpture, or other appropriate forms of art. Art piece will be installed in/on an approximately 8' x 22' platform. The three-dimensional artwork must be structurally sound and designed to be secured to a parklet platform. Media may include, but are not limited to, stone, bronze, steel, wood, etc. Entries must be able to withstand extensive public contact and use. The Gallo Center for the Arts is a performing arts center that opened in 2007. This state-of-the-art complex in downtown Modesto, California showcases arts, education and entertainment.