Opportunities

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
ELBRA M. WEDGEWORTH MUNICIPAL OFFICE BUILDING
PUBLIC ART BUDGET: APPROXIMATELY $10,000 USD
DEADLINE: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Elbra M. Wedgeworth Municipal Office Building selection committee seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create a “one of a kind” original mural for the Elbra M. Wedgeworth Municipal Office Building. The building is located at 2855 Tremont Street, Denver, Colorado in the Five Points neighborhood, one of Denver's oldest historic neighborhoods. The selection panel has recommended a site specific mural be commissioned for the exterior of the building. This commission is open to Colorado artists and artist teams. Artists living and/or working in the Denver metropolitan area are strongly encouraged to apply. BUDGET $10,000.  Apply online by Nov. 7.

PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY: FIRE STATION 35 at DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
$200,000 COMMISSION
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 12:00 PM MST, December 10, 2014

Denver Fire Station 35 is being constructed at 75th Ave. and Peña Blvd. to provide landside fire and rescue services to travelers, employees and visitors of Denver International Airport (DEN), including but not limited to service of the new Westin Hotel and the overall Hotel and Transit Center. Denver Fire Station 35 will be positioned between Peña Blvd. and 75th on Jackson Gap Road. Design of the new facility has begun and construction of the new facility will begin in spring 2015. The DEN Art and Culture’s Public Art Program is currently soliciting applications for an exterior commission for Denver Fire Station 35 – either an integrated work on the southern façade or a free-standing piece on the west side of the property. This commission is open to all artists/artist teams working in all media; however, semifinalists are anticipated to propose work that is reflective of the required qualifications. To apply and for additional information, please visit:  flydenver.slideroom.com or contact mandy.renaud@flydenver.com.