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RFQ for Public Art, MLK Jr. Memorial Library Ceiling Design

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Posted by: District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL)
Deadline: Thu, August 31st, 2017

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL)
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library Grand Reading Room Ceiling Design
Permanent Public Art Commission
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Budget: To be determined, with artist fee up to 20% of the project
Open to all professional artists, designers and art or design teams
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The District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) Public Art Program is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and statements of interest from individual artists, designers or art/design teams for a ceiling treatment to be produced in conjunction with the modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library, at 901 G St. NW. This is an opportunity to design a signature visual feature of the Library’s Grand Reading Room, drawing upon the Library’s vast Special Collections archive of D.C. history. Applicants are asked to submit samples of past work, along with a statement of interest that explains the relevance of past work to this opportunity, by August 31, 2017. From this application, a professional Review Panel will award stipends to a group of semifinalists who will develop full proposals this fall. This call is open applicants 18 or older; must be available for intermittent meetings in Washington, D.C. during 2018 and to oversee installation in 2019.
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CONTACT: For questions or accessibility accommodations, please contact Project Consultant, Natalie Campbell, at

Posted on Tue, August 1st, 2017
Expires on Thu, August 31st, 2017

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