Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: River Falls
State: Wisconsin
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 10/4/19
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) is seeking proposals for an outdoor sculpture of a falcon. Strong preference will be given to the proposal that can have the artwork installed by May 2021. If that deadline is not achievable, submit a proposed deadline for installation. The sculpture will reside outside a newly renovated building, which will become a gateway to the university. As the university mascot is a falcon (Peregrine falcon), the sculpture should be a depiction of a falcon, but not the school’s mascot. It is intended that this sculpture may become somewhat of a talisman-like focal point, where visitors, students, and their families may take photos. Artists are urged to consider the physical placement, lighting, material, and size in their proposals. One proposal will be selected and awarded a $75,000–$100,000 budget to support its conceptualization, creation, and installment. Deadline is October 4, 2019. Jurors: UWRF Art Department faculty and administrative staf…