RFQ: Bridge Blvd Phase I Mural Project

  • Commissioning Entity: The Bernalillo County Arts Board
  • Budget: $50000
  • Open Date: 2021-10-25
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in state of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-12-01

Brief Description

The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits an RFQ for artists or artists’ teams for a site-specific mural project that will be located at a new park at the corner of Bridge Blvd and Tower Road near Coors Blvd. The proposed mural location is a wall with the dimensions of 143 feet by four feet, or approximately 572 square feet. The call is open to New Mexico-based artists. The established budget for the project is $50,000. The winning artist or team will create a concept and design for the mural, engage in community outreach, and implement installation. The mural will be culturally relevant and represent the culture, heritage and landscapes of the region.The mural will be culturally relevant and represent the history, heritage, and landscapes of the communities along Bridge Blvd. The goals of the project are to 1) create a landmark public artwork; 2) involve young artists; 3) engage with the multigenerational communities along Bridge Blvd to generate the theme and images for the artwork.