Call Type: Public Art
Entry Deadline: 11/20/16
Budget: $350,000 USD. DEADLINE: Sunday, November 20th, 11:59 PM MST
The City of Denver Public Art Program in partnership with Denver International Airport (DEN) has released a Request for Qualifications for artists who wish to work on a public art project at the new 61st and Peña Boulevard station located along the University of Colorado A-Line train that runs between the airport and Denver Union Station in downtown Denver. The mixed use development is within 5 minutes of DEN and 20 minutes from downtown Denver.n
The goal of the project is to create a signature artwork on the plaza of this train station that will engage the public, and enhance the station’s civic presence and connection to the surrounding neighborhood and airport. The artwork will be of highest aesthetic quality. As a modern, globally connected mixed-use development, 61st and Peña Station will offer unparalleled access to customers in the heart of one of Denver’s fastest growing real estate markets. The transit –oriented development will emphasize a multimodal lifestyle, vibrant urban living, and sustainable development aimed at attracting Denver’s young and highly educated workforce.