RFQ: Large Scale Public Art – Medtronic + City of Lafayette

  • Commissioning Entity: The City of Lafayette and Medtronic
  • Budget: $300000
  • Open Date: 2021-08-29
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-09-14

Brief Description

The City of Lafayette and Medtronic are pleased to release a Request for Qualifications for Artists related to a new Gateway Public Art piece in Lafayette, Colorado. A global leader in medical technology, Medtronic is constructing a new 42-acre campus in Lafayette, Colorado. One percent (1%) of the site will be dedicated to public art at the southwest portion of the site. As the southern gateway into the community, Lafayette is partnering with Medtronic to procure a welcoming, inspiring, and unique gateway art piece for residents and visitors.The Advisory Committee has set forth specific goals and parameters for this public art project with the hope of creating a welcoming, inspiring, and unique gateway piece for residents and visitors at Lafayette’s southern gateway.

The Advisory Committee seeks to:
-Speak to the inclusive and diverse community in Lafayette
-Have the gateway piece act as a landmark and provide a sense of place