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Public Art on Campus:

Participating artists must have reached a certain level of expertise and recognition in their medium. Their resumes should illustrate that they have met at least two of the following criteria: 1. The artist’s works are included in major private, public, corporate or museum collections. 2. The artist has received awards, grants or fellowships. 3. The artist has completed other public commissions on a similar scale. 4. The artist has participated in exhibitions at major museums or galleries. DIGITAL ENTRIES This project will consider digital entries only (see below). Please do not send slides or printed images. Please send the following: 1. Statement – A paragraph that explains why your work is perfect for this project and how the submitted image examples relate to the project requirements. This should not yet be a site-specific proposal. 2. Resume – A current professional resume, emphasizing public art experience, public collections and public commissions. 3. Images – (digital only) A minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 digital images on a disposable CD that is clearly labeled with artist’s name and the project name. Images should be in .JPG format with a resolution of approx… 800 x 600 pixels. Please label image files with number, artist’s last name and artwork title (i.e. o1-Smith-Birds of Flight). The CD will not be returned. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. 4. Image ID sheet – Please include the project number & name, artist name, address, phone number and email. On one page please provide for each submitted image: 1) the image number, 2) a thumbnail image of the title of work, 3) medium, 4) dimensions, 5) date of work, 6) price of work or amount of commission. Please note that submission materials will not be returned so please do not send additional materials other than what is requested above.


The Salt Lake Community College in partnership with the Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management and the Utah Arts Council’s Public Art Program is requesting artist or artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific artwork(s) for the Salt Lake Community College Instructional and Administration Building on the Redwood Road campus in Taylorsville, Utah. The committee is open to the possibilities public art will bring to the project and interested in descriptive and/or conceptual art work that suggests or communicates the ideas, feelings, and themes outlined in the Request for Qualifications. Budget: $192,500 – Deadline: January 13, 2012


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