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Public Art Consultant + Strategy RFP
DEADLINE: 4:00​ ​P.M.​ ​ ​E.S.T.​ ​ON​ ​JANUARY​ ​23,​ ​2018
BUDGET: up to $60,000
OVERVIEW: The City of Chattanooga is seeking proposals from individuals, teams and/or consulting firms specializing in public art plans and projects associated with public/private partnerships, City artist in residence programs and capital improvement projects. The lead consultant should have experience in the administration, planning and project management of public art. Meeting facilitation, community engagement and general planning expertise are also needed and may be skills provided by the consultant’s project team, consultant firm or in collaboration with our local planning partners and resources. The consultant will be tasked with developing a 5 - 10 year public art plan for the City of Chattanooga. We are seeking a plan and process that engages Chattanooga’s diverse, creative community and not only identifies sites, opportunities and goals for public artworks, but also details policy, operational and funding strategies that include achievable action strategies that align with Chattanooga’s unique resources and capabilities.

DEADLINE: January 31, 2018, by 4:00 p.m., EST
BUDGET: $45,000
OVERVIEW: Public Art Chattanooga and the Highland Park Neighborhood Association seek artists and artist led team’s artistic qualifications to design and fabricate a permanent, public art installation that will activate and animate Tatum Park in the Highland Park Neighborhood. Three teams will be interviewed as semi-finalists and one artist or team will be selected for the design and fabrication of a site specific artwork. The Selection Panel is open to reviewing proposals of existing artworks provided they are integrated with a site specific design. This opportunity is open to artists and design teams in the U.S. Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers and lighting designers are encouraged to apply. The receipt deadline is January 31, 2017, by 4:00pm EST. This project is made possible by generous grants from the Benwood foundation, the Footprint foundation and the City of Chattanooga. For more information about Public Art Chattanooga visit: www.publicartchattanooga.com



Public Art Chattanooga
Department of Economic and Community Development

2nd Floor City Hall
101 East 11th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402(map)
Email: publicart@chattanooga.gov