Call Detail
Art Around the Clock - Temporary Outdoor Public Art Gallery
City of Redmond
716 SW Evergreen Avenue
Redmond, Oregon 97756 USA
Attn: Deborah McMahon

Contact Email:
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Oregon
Entry Deadline: 1/18/17
Application Closed
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 2

A two year outdoor sculpture temporary installation in the City of Redmond, OR.  Selected artists will receive $750 and be provided assistance with installation. & take-down. At the end of two year period, one work will be chosen for purchase . If a work sells, the City of Redmond/RCAPP will take a commission in the amount of 20% of the sales price listed. The artwork must remain in place until the end of the 2 year installation period, unless renegotiated by RCAPP and accepted by all parties.

Artist may submit up to three (3) individual available artworks of which only one will be potentially selected for installation.  Each submission will consist of a separate entry form using the CAFE system. After each submission, please "Check Out" and then re-apply up to 3 maximum times. Each application should have 2 digital images from different angles of the submitted artwork. These will be selected from the Artist Portfolio section. We are not looking for previous samples of the artist's works, but only pieces that the artist wishes to submit for placement in the Art Around the Clock program.   This Call for Artworks has a limit of 250 applications, so please do not wait until near the deadline to apply.

The City of Redmond has been supporting a public art program since 2006, with the successful procurement of numerous pieces of public art assessed at approximately $675,000. 


In 2011, the City of Redmond initiated an Outdoor Public Art Gallery program, Art Around the Clock.  The first round of sculptures were installed in July, 2011 and were extremely well-received by the community, resulting in the purchase of a People‚Äôs Choice sculpture as well as another participating sculpture.  Marketing is provided through the Redmond Chamber of Commerce, the Redmond Airport and local media outlets, as well as promotional material and collateral provided by the City of Redmond. 


The objectives of the Art Around the Clock program is to continue to build a permanent art collection for the City of Redmond while providing an opportunity for artists to market their art.  Additionally the program is intended to create a sense of identity, place and culture for the community of Redmond and provide an opportunity for the community to interact with artists and public art.   


Concrete pedestals to support the Art Around the Clock have been designed and installed throughout the pedestrian friendly downtown core.  This round will also feature pedestals and installations at the Redmond Roberts Field Airport and the Redmond Fire and Rescue District Headquarters.



            RFP Published and Distributed                                             November  2016

            Responses Due                                                                       January 18, 2017

            Finalist Notification                                                               January 31, 2017

            Installation                                                                             by July 1, 2017

If you need more information, please contact Jackie Abslag  at  541-923-7763, or email at:

For samples of current artworks on display in the current Art Around the Clock program, click this link:

The duration of the installation is for two years.  Each artist will be provided a stipend of $750 for the installation of their art. 

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