The Rainwater Charitable Foundation is seeking qualifications from artists or art teams for the commission of a handheld/sculptural award to be given as part of a prize package for the Rainwater Prizes. The prizes will be awarded for advances in neurodegenerative research in 2020 and for the duration of the prize program. The artist’s name(s) will be included in relevant communications about the Rainwater prize design and historical documents. Up to five finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this project. The total project budget for the selected commission is not to exceed $20,000 for design and fabrication of 10-12 replicate trophies. Each finalist will be paid a $500 stipend for his/her proposal development. The selected proposal artist/art team will be paid $5,000 for the commissioned design, CAD file and/or maquette, supervision of fabrication, and release of reproduction rights.
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