CALL TO ARTISTS - Request for Qualifications for Poetry Paths-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, January 22, 2010

CALL TO ARTISTS - Request for Qualifications for Poetry Paths

Deadline 26 February

The Lancaster County Transportation Authority (LCTA), in collaboration with Poetry Paths, a poetry and public art project in the City of Lancaster, the Office of the Mayor, and the City of Lancaster Public Works Department, wishes to commission an artist or artist/writer team to create original public art that incorporates poetry for placement at the Lancaster Amtrak station. This call is open to professional artists and artist/writer teams residing in Pennsylvania. Artwork shall be of a suitable outdoor media that is durable, permanent, presents no public safety hazards and can be easily maintained.  Materials should be appropriate for the site with an expected life of twenty-five years or more. The total design and fabrication commission will be $75,000. The budget must cover all expenses including design, models if necessary, fabrication, travel and site visits, and installation.

Download the Full RFQ [Link]  

Contact: Poetry Paths or 717-358-7167

Tashya Leaman Dalen
Program Coordinator
Poetry Paths
Philadelphia Alumni Writer's House
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
633 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

By: from Tashya Leaman Dalen