UCSF has issued the attached “Request for Qualifications – Call to Artists for the Temporary Art Projects for the Construction Site Perimeter”; please read for details.

This temporary art project for the Medical Center at Mission Bay construction site perimeter will be the first project in an ambitious art program.  It will reflect UCSF’s commitment to integrate art into the fabric of the new facilities as well as engage the surrounding community. The fence will be in use for approximately 3 years and the selected projects may be rotated or may remain for the duration of the construction process with the possibility of becoming a permanent art project within the hospitals.

Please help us get the word out to the community by forwarding it to artists or organizations that might be interested in applying.  The RFQ can also be viewed at http://ucsf.rfq.gregoirebaer.com/.  At a glance, the estimated time line is as follows:

Deadline for submission:        February 11, 2011

Selection of Finalists:             By February 18, 2011

Site visits:                              February 22 – 28, 2011

Proposals Due:                      March 25, 2011

Projects begin:                       May/June, 2011

Requirements for submission of qualifications:

All submissions will be made online at www.gregoirebaer.com and must include the following as requested under submittal:

1.      Contact information. If applying as a team, please designate a lead artist as the primary contact.

2.      Statement of interest indicating an approach for the project and related community experience: 250 – 500 words in length

3.      Resume (up to 3 pages).

4.      Up to Fifteen (15) images in Power Point Presentation. Images need to be 1024 x 768 pixels. Each slide should include title, year, dimensions, media, and brief description of project.

Deadline for Submission: Midnight, Friday, February 11, 2011.

Inquiries to: Lynne Baer at 415 931-1592 or email lynne@gregoirebaer.com
For further information regarding the UCSF Medical Center , please go to
www.missionbayhospitals.ucsf.edu

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