RFQ: MERCY HOUSING MAJOR JENKINS APTS ART PROJECT

  • Commissioning Entity: Architreasures
  • Budget: $8000
  • Open Date: 2021-05-18
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-05-21

Brief Description

Architreasures, an arts-based community development organization, along with our partner Mercy Housing, a comprehensive affordable housing provider, is seeking an artist(s) to develop interior artwork for the Major Jenkins Apartments, a supportive housing residence for individuals who have experienced or are at risk for homelessness. The Major Jenkins Apartments is located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood at 5012 N. Winthrop.

The selected artist(s) will design and produce artwork for 1 or 2 wall spaces within Major Jenkins located in the building’s front entryway and a community room. The artist fee for the project is $2,500-4,000 for the entryway (@50 sq/ft) and $5,000-8,000 (@105 sq/ft) for the community room, to be determined based on design proposal. Material and production expenses for the project will be established with Architreasures upon approval of final selected designs.