Fishers Arts Council
RFQ: Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Mural Opportunity
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 AT 4:30PM
The Fishers Arts & Culture Commission (FACC) seeks an artist or artist team to design and paint a large mural located on the Fishers Police Station / Parking Garage (4 Municipal Drive Fishers, Indiana 46038) along the Nickel Plate Trail (NPT). The mural is intended to be representative of Fishers, should focused on public safety / police, can incorporate the cities Smart, Vibrant and Entrepreneurial spirit, and should be aware of the FACC’s Core Values of Inclusive, Authentic, Engaging, Collaborate, Innovative, Educational. The mural must fit within the confines of the wall (wall dimensions / images are included in the link below). Both painted and printed appliqué mediums will be considered. Application must be durable and projected to withstand weather for up to five (5) years.
18 years of age or older and live in the United States
Have previously created large-scale public art or exterior projects on their own or as an artist team
Carry personal liability insurance for the duration of the project
Be willing to meet contractual obligations, adhere to the budget, and timeline
The mural must fit within the confines of either of the two areas provided, ranging from approximately 1,000 to 1,200 square feet. Both painted and printed applique mediums will be considered. Application must be durable and projected to withstand weather for up to five (5) years. In the future the FACC may seek out the artist or artist team for maintenance outside of the projected five (5) years. Maintenance, if and/or when it is required, is outside the scope of this proposal.
The Budget is not to exceed $25,000.
RFQ Open: August 3 – September 14, 2020
Selection Process: September 15 - October 2, 2020
Expected Artist Announcement: October 5, 2020
Expected Mural Installation: Mid October - Mid November 2020
Unveiling Event: Q4 2020; the artist / artist team is invited to attend, but is not required
For the FULL RFQ, go to this link.
Please note this RFQ is not managed by Fishers Arts Council, but members of Fishers Arts Council sit on the Nickel Plate District Cultural Designation Subcommittee and will review submissions.