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Monument to honor and commemorate the Filipino veterans of World War II
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
No. 1 Capitol District Building
250 South Hotel Street 2nd Floor

Entry Deadline: 11/30/17
Application Closed


Images - Minimum: 7, Maximum: 7
Total Media - Minimum: 7, Maximum: 7

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30th, 2017 *CaFE closes the application at midnight (11:59 PM) Mountain Time. Tech support is available until 5 PM November 28th, but the application itself closes at midnight November 30th, 2017. Purpose/Goals: In accordance with Hawaii Revised Statute 103-8.5, the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places Program is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for a monument to commemorate the Filipino veterans of World War II who fought with remarkable valor and dedication alongside the victorious Allied forces during World War II. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified pool of professional artists for consideration. Project Budget: $200,000. Site Descriptions: Sites for art may include opportunities for three dimensional freestanding sculpture. Specific location has not been announced. Eligibility: Applications will be accepted online only through CaFÉ at: This RFQ is open to National Artists. Hawaii artists will be given special consideration.  Hawaii Artist: An artist who was born and/or educated in Hawaii, regardless of whether he/she currently resides in Hawaii or elsewhere; obtained a major part of his or her artistic training and development in Hawaii; is a Hawaii resident; or has made a significant impact in Hawaii through exhibitions, installations and/or commissions.   Submission: Interested artists should submit the following: a. Resume b. Artist’s written statement of design philosophy, and c. up to seven (7) images of completed work. Selection Criteria: · Appropriateness of the artist’s medium, style and previous professional experience. Artist Selection Process: After the Café application deadline, the HSFCA staff will screen applicants for compliance with the selection criteria to establish a qualified candidate pool to be considered for commission/acquisition. These pre-qualified artists will be presented to the Art Advisory Committee (AAC). After reviewing proposals or interviewing artists, the AAC will recommend candidate(s) to the HSFCA Board of Commissioners for final approval. Artists selected for commissioned artworks are required to obtain a General Excise License from the Hawaii State Tax Office. They are also required to obtain a certificate of vendor compliance from Hawaii Compliance Express before the contract is awarded. Contact us: For questions, please contact Karen Ewald, HSFCA Art in Public Places Manager, at All information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and these provisions are subject to change.