Erie County Public Library: Call to Artists/Artist Design Teams
Request for Qualifications
Minerva Statue Pedestal
Artist Stipend: $3,000
Deadline to Submit Materials: 4:30 PM (EST) Friday, February 28, 2020
The Erie County Public Library is accepting qualifications from an artist or team of artists having familiarity with Northwestern Pennsylvania for a public art opportunity to be located in a downtown Erie, PA location. The finished project will be a multi-media pedestal for the statue of Minerva. Funds were made available through the Friends of the Erie County Public Library.
We are searching for artists with strong portfolios in design, sculpture, or metal work that are flexible and available to collaborate with project stakeholders on design and able to present their artwork in a fabrication-ready digital format. An artist or team of artists will be selected that will create and submit a design proposal based on community and stakeholder input. The artist will be expected to lead the production of the artwork from concept to delivery. The artist (or team of artists) is expected to remain in communication with the fabrication team during production. Fabrication shall be completed by Gene Davis Steel & Supply of Erie, PA.