Calls for Entry

Chinatown Barnes Dance Public Art Project Call to Artist

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Deadline: Monday, June 29, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

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Total Budget: $30,000

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in partnership with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), the DC Office of Planning (OP) and the Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) is pleased to announce the Chinatown Barnes Dance Public Art Project, a new public art initiative designed to enhance the crosswalk at 7th and H Streets NW with artwork. DCCAH is seeking proposals for two-dimensional artwork to be applied with paint to the high-visibility crosswalk.

For complete guidelines, click here.

Eligibility:
This opportunity is open to professional artists over the age of 18 based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (including surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia within a 50 mile radius of the District) with special preference given to artists living in Washington, DC.

Budget:
The total project budget will be $30,000.00, which includes artist design fee and all costs associated with project execution including installation, assistants as needed, materials and travel.

Deadline:
Submissions must be received by 5:00 PM EST on Monday, June 29, 2015.

Application:
Please review the complete application guidelines prior to applying. Applications must be submitted online through SlideRoom. Please follow the link dcarts.slideroom.com and select “Chinatown Barnes Dance Public Art Project” to upload all requisite application materials. In order to access the application portal, all applicants will first be prompted to create a SlideRoom account, at no cost. Once logged into the newly created account, applicants will be able to submit all materials outlined above. SlideRoom will allow applicants to save incomplete applications and return to them for completion until 5:00 PM EST on the Monday, June 29th deadline. Any incomplete submissions at the time will be disqualified.

For questions, please contact the following DCCAH staff members:
Elizabeth Carriger, Public Art Coordinator, [email protected], 202-724-5613
Tonya Jordan, Public Art Manager, [email protected], 202-724-5613

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