RFQ: Salt River Bridge Public Art

  • Commissioning Entity: Valley Metro Rail, Inc.
  • Budget: $125000
  • Open Date: 2018-08-06
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2018-08-23

Brief Description

Collaboration and schedule are key elements in this art program. The Artist will be required to do extensive outreach to stakeholders and local groups in order to create signature work of art which reflects the unique character and spirit of the surrounding community. The Artist will also work with Valley Metro and City staff, design consultants and engineers to develop artwork. Artwork should be thoughtful and engaging while maintaining strict standards of safety, maintenance, and operations. Artwork may be stand‐alone as well as integrated. The Salt River Bridge ‐ Public Artist will energize the bridge Light Rail elements through practical and aesthetic means. Enhancement examples may include the Overhead Contact System poles, handrails, lighting, and entryway stand‐alone possibilities. Artwork shall not add to the structural capacity of the existing bridge.