San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant, Master Plan & Design Team Artist, Request for Qualifications

The City of San Jos√© Public Art Program is seeking an experienced public artist or team to collaborate with the consultant planning team for the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant Master Plan (PMP). The selected artist/team will work collaboratively with the Master Plan Consultants to provide an artist’s perspective on the overall design of the PMP, as well as identify opportunities to include public art of their design (or by others) into the development of the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant (Plant). The build-out of the master plan will commence approximately two years after the completion of the Master Plan and continue for approximately 10-15 years depending on the adopted scope and available funding.

PROJECT BUDGET: $120,000

DEADLINE: MIDNIGHT (Mountain Time) on Thursday, March 11, 2010. This is an online application process only and the deadline cannot be extended

ARTIST ELIGIBILITY
This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working or living in the United States. All applicants must have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications.

If submitting as a team, a professional artist with public art experience must be the lead team member.

Only artist/teams that have completed a large scale public art projects and/or planning projects with a total aggregate (planning, design and implementation) budget greater than $300,000 will be considered.

Artists currently under contract for an art project with the City of San José Public Art Program are not eligible to apply for this project unless their current project will be complete by May 2010, or the project is currently suspended with no proposed re-activation date.

APPLICATION PROCESS
All materials will be submitted online, via CaF√â‚Ñ¢ website (www.callforentry.org). There is no application fee to apply or to use the CaF√â‚Ñ¢ system. To view the application, go to www.callforentry.org , register a username and password, navigate to “Apply to Calls”, and search the list for “City of San Jose – ESD Master Plan Artist.”

For the complete RFQ go to http://www.sanjoseculture.org/?pid=4500

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