Days remaining to deadline: 4
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 5
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 5
DEADLINE: February 28, 2024
The City of Pompano Beach is looking to commission an artist or artist team for a work for hire project for an exterior mosaic wall mural located at the Herb Skolnick Civic Center. The selected artist(s) will be required to design, fabricate, and install the artwork at the Civic Center. This is a Request for Qualifications.
The theme for the project is abstract and colorful. The artist will ensure that the design can stand up to South Florida weather conditions and wind load requirements. No words or logos are to be used. The size of the mural must be 9 x 6 feet.
The location for the project is at the Herb Skolnick Center, 800 SW 36th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL 33069. Image of location under "Site Plan."
ARTWORK PURCHASE BUDGET
The purchase budget established for the project is $18,000.00. The price will include all insurance, taxes, fees, permits, delivery, and installation. Shortlisted artists must submit a detailed budget list.
Contact: Laura Atria, Public Art Program Manager
Phone: 954-545-7800 ext. 3813
BACKGROUND ON POMPANO BEACH
Pompano Beach is a city located in Broward County along the southeast coast of the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Ft. Lauderdale. The nearby Hillsboro Inlet forms part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. In 2013, the City adopted the Pompano Beach Cultural Arts Master Plan (Note: it was updated in 2021). The plan supported cultural arts for the Public Beach Cultural Center, the Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, the Ali Cultural Arts Center and the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. The Cultural Arts Master Plan sets as an objective public art projects at all cultural facilities. The Public Art Master Plan proposes public art at a majority of facilities.
BACKGROUND ON POMPANO BEACH PUBLIC ART PROGRAM
In 2012, the Pompano Beach City Commission adopted a public art ordinance to “enhance the aesthetic and cultural value of the city by including works of art on public properties within the city.” The City Commission seeks “benefits of public art that are both aesthetic and economic.” For more information on what is planned over the next ten year period, please refer to the Public Art Masterplan that is located at http://pbpublicart.com/
Artist must submit the following as part of the application through CAFE:
2. Artist Statement regarding approach to project
3. Examples of past artworks similar to this project (minimum3, maximum 5)
4. Option: Quick sketch of design.
Artists who do not meet requirements will be disqualified from the application process.
Three (3) artists will be shortlisted and paid an honorarium if $200.00. The shortlisted artists will be required to submit detailed design proposals including mock images of the proposed designs and a budget list.
The project is open to all professional artists nationwide. Artists are NOT eligible if they are immediate family or business partners of members of the Public Art Committee or program staff.