Call Type: Public Art
Entry Deadline: 10/26/15
Number of Applications Allowed: 2
Z.J. Loussac Library Renovation 2015
Deadline for Entries: Friday, October 23, 2015 9:59 pm
Curator of Public Art, 1% for Art, (907) 343-6473
Amount of Commission: $106,000
National Call; Alaska Preference
In accordance with Municipal Code 7.40, the Municipality of Anchorage is announcing a call for qualifications for interior artworks for Z.J. Loussac Library in Anchorage, Alaska.
Project construction began in May, 2015 and will be completed by Fall 2016. The installation of the artwork will take place prior to completion and in accordance with the renovation team including the contractor, project manager, project architect, facility contact, and curator of public art. The art selection jury is interested in receiving submissions from qualified artists. Submissions will include samples of previous work and a brief statement describing their proposed artwork.
The art selection jury intends to commission artwork for two separate and distinct locations at the library. Both locations are located on the interior of the library.
Location 1: Kids’ Zone; Children’s Entry Door, $31,000.
Location 2: Atrium; (1) suspended piece in lobby, OR (2) East and/or West Side Lobby Walls, $75,000.