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Friday, August 17, 2007

Competition: Artwork for Venice Island Recreation Center

Genre(s): Visual arts.

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Issuer: Department of Public Property, Public Art Division.
Location: Philadelphia, PA.
Genre(s): Visual arts.
Eligibility: Open to artists or collaborative teams who reside in the U.S. Prior experience in public art is not required.
Budget: $275,000.
Date Call Issued: Not provided.
Deadline: Applications must arrive no later than Friday, September 28, 2007 at 4:00 PM.
Completion Date: Spring 2010.

Comments: "The panel will select semi-finalists based on the preliminary artist statements and digital images.... The selected semi-finalists are required to attend a Pre-Proposal meeting and will be asked to prepare a detailed to present to the Selection Panel. A design stipend will be awarded to each semi-finalist or design team.... Artwork will be selected on the basis of artistic merit, technical proficiency, and relationship to the site. Long-term maintenance, durability, and public safety concerns will be major selection criteria."

Contact Info: Margot Berg,
Director, Public Art Division,

Theresa Rose,
Program Assistant,

Full notice available at: