DC Department of Corrections Public Art Mural Project Request for Proposals

By Editorial Team on May 16, 2018

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Deadline: Friday, May 25 at 4pm EDT
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The DC Commission on the Art and Humanities (CAH) requests proposals from local mural artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install a permanent mural within the common area at the Central Correctional Treatment facility at the DC Department of Corrections (DOC) to enhance the surroundings of this common area used by staff and detainees.

Project Overview and Goals
The mural is to encompass several bulkheads and partial walls. The intention is to enhance a common area at the Central Correctional Treatment facility at the DC Department of Corrections with a mural to achieve the following goals:

  • Improve the experience and behavior of inmates and staff;
  • Create a humane environment where pretrial detainees and sentenced inmates are processed;
  • Support DOC’s goals to reduce recidivism; and,
  • Enhance the environment for detainees and staff by providing a less severe atmosphere.

For complete details on this RFP, please click here.