The City of Milpitas’ Art Commission (CA) Request for Proposals: Art Installation at Dixon Landing Park
Deadline: July 20th, 2017
Commission Budget: $30,000
Media: Mixed Media, 3-D, Free Standing, for outdoor space
The City of Milpitas’ Art Commission invites you to submit a proposal for the Dixon Landing Park Public Art Project. Project is to be located inside the Dixon Landing Park. The piece should be three dimensional and free standing. Artists interested in pursuing this commission are asked to design a visually interesting, safe and functional, 3-dimensional public art piece that enhances Dixon Landing Park.
Dixon Landing Park is one of Milpitas largest and most highly used parks. The park is used by the City’s many youth sports groups which include basketball, tennis, baseball, soccer and cricket. The Commission is encouraging a variety of approaches to this project. Themes for this project that are of interest to the Dixon Landing Park neighborhood are: interactive, colorful, nature, functional and sports.
The art piece must be fabricated with bolting or attachment to a concrete surface or suitably designed footing. The Artist’s shall be responsible for the design of any required footing for the art piece. The artist’s shall be responsible for the complete installation of the art piece including any required footings upon approval from the City. The art piece must be designed to withstand the elements and allow for proper drainage.
Eligibility: Qualified artists are encouraged to apply by complete submittal of the attached “Materials Submitted.” Artists shall also have the ability to execute the City’s standard consulting services contract without requirement of material change to content, and shall be capable of providing the required levels of insurance.
Materials to be submitted to apply PDF: Dixon Landing Materials Submitted
Request for Proposals Packet: RFP Packet Dixon Landing Park (002)