Public Art RFP Public Art Design Competition
International Deadline: June 16, 2017 – LCOR Incorporated, One Penn Plaza, Suite 1801, New York, NY 10119, is issuing this Request for Proposal to artists for a design of an original artwork to be installed on the façade of the The Orange Road Deck, located in Montclair, NJ, a building that is completed and functional.
This RFP, along with the Deck drawings contains the information necessary to prepare and file a proposal for this project.
The Deck is located on Orange Road between Church and Bloomfield Avenue in the Central Business District. The Orange Road Parking Deck functions as a Permit Parking Lot as well as a Municipal Parking Lot. The Deck is owned and operated by LCOR.
The Deck is a steel structure with concrete in a light buff shade, stucco panels and accented with thin-set brick façade sections in a School House Red Brick color with variations created by a “flashing” or heat process. It is a five level structure providing parking on each level.
PLACEMENT OF ARTWORK
The site for the artwork is: Two vertical niches measuring 6 feet x 25 feet (approximately 300 square feet) on the front of the façade.
NOTE: There will be a decorative grill installation at the base of the Deck. The proposed design work should complement the grill. Creativity will be appreciated.
GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
The project requires the services of a qualified artist or artists to provide design only.
LCOR will have the winning design (“Design”) fabricated in laser cut aluminum and installed on the façade. All costs for such fabrication and installation will be borne by LCOR.
This RFP has been posted on Public Art websites and directed to artists with expertise on largescale public art projects.
ARTIST SELECTION PROCESS
The Art Selection Panel (“Panel”) consists of representatives from LCOR, Montclair arts professionals and community representatives having public art and/or arts related expertise. The Panel will select the winning proposal based upon the art selection criteria provided in this RFP and artistic quality and experience in past public art works. The Panel may choose to investigate new or additional artists until appropriate proposal(s) for artwork are received and approved. LCOR, however, retains the right in its sole discretion to accept or reject any proposal or recommendation from the Panel.
The schedule below is subject to change at the discretion of LCOR
June 16, 2017 —Proposal Due
August 15, 2017—Notification to Artists of Panel Results
PROJECT DESIGN FEE
The winning artist will receive a design fee of $2,500. Such fee shall include the copyright to the Design.
The winning artist agrees and understands that the Design is a unique work and that copies or editions of the Design will not be created or installed at any other location.
RFP AS EXCLUSIVE BASIS FOR PROPOSAL
This RFP provides the scope of services to be performed under the contract. Any information or understandings verbal or written, which are not contained either in the RFP or in subsequent written addenda to the RFP, will not be considered in evaluating proposals. As part of the process leading to the selection of the winner, LCOR may request additions or clarifications to the proposal.
ART SELECTION CRITERIA
• Artistic quality of the proposed artwork(s);
• Appropriateness of the proposed artwork(s) to the site and to the objectives of the project
Entries must be received via email no later than 5pm on June 16, 2017. Use “LCOR Orange Road” in Subject line please.
PMP Art, LLC, art consulting
Phoebe M. Pollinger
• One design only per submission
• Maximum four (4) jpgs, high resolution, of design. Suggest full elevations and close-ups of design
• Artist resume/CV
The artist(s) commissioned to provide the Design will be required to sign a contractual agreement with LCOR.
Inquiries regarding this RFP may be directed to Phoebe M. Pollinger, PMP Art LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-783-4067.