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CALL TO ARTISTS

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

City of El Paso Westside Pool Public Art Project

Deadline September 25, 2014



The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) Public Art Program and Parks and Recreation Department seeks to commission a professional visual artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install artwork for the Westside Pool Project. To access application, go to www.callforentry.org and look for “City of El Paso Westside Pool Project”



About the Project

The Westside Pool Project is to include an indoor capable competition pool that will host local, sectional, state, and High School swimming competitions as well as programming swimming, water polo, and synchronized swimming. The swimming pool shall comply with the United States of America Swimming (USAS) standards and requirements. The swimming pool facility will be designed to be able to accommodate 840 spectators and 420 athletes. Design features of the building facility will also be compatible with the existing Leo Cancellare Pool.



The Public Art Program is looking for an artist capable of collaborating with the Architectural design team to envision and create a large scaled artwork that integrates with the building’s architecture, reflects the active nature of the building and values of the community that uses it.



Application

All interested artists are encouraged to apply and review further details of the RFQ at www.callforentry.org and submit application by September 25th by 5:00pm MST.



For more information please visit www.elpasoartsandculture.org and click on the “Public Art” tab. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Howell, Public Art CIP Associate, at (915) 212-1769, howelljb@elpasotexas.gov.
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