9 Jul 2020

Public Art RFP RFP: CSU Library Mural

California State University StanislausTurlock, California, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: August 21, 2020 – The University Committee for Public Art meets at least once each semester to consider proposals. This call is for an interior Grand Staircase mural proposal in the renovated Vasché Library Building. The mural is projected to be on the south wall in the Library lobby near the staircase and approximately 805 sf in size.

The interior theme of the Library will be a celebration of our region’s agricultural roots. The Grand Staircase mural should reflect that theme through the unique landscape of the San Joaquin Valley’s farmland. Proposals should demonstrate the wealth of the region’s natural resources as well as the diversity of agricultural production.

Independent artists specializing in two-dimensional mediums may choose to submit proposals for consideration. Artists may submit letters of interest and qualifications, along with images or project renderings, to be considered for installation. Artists are encouraged to submit work that complements the University’s architecture and supports its mission.

The estimated budget for the mural is $25,000.

APPLICATION – No Application Fee
Please include the following materials as one PDF in your electronic submission:

  1. CV/Resume with abbreviated CV with project-related relevant information (two pages, maximum).
  2. Letter of Interest (one page, maximum). Address the project description, materials and their durability. Include an explanation of maintenance requirements. Provide details of how the proposed work fits within the architecture and the function of the space, and how it responds to the mission/theme of our Valley’s agricultural landscape.
  3. Artist’s Statement (one page, maximum).
  4. Images and/or sketch/digital renderings of your project with actual dimensions indicated and plans for placement.
  5. Timeline of your project (one page, maximum).
  6. Budget of project estimate to include: artists fees, cost of fabrication or materials, projected cost of installation (including equipment rental and assistants if needed), projected maintenance costs, and any additional projected costs including lighting, utility relocation, etc. (one page, maximum).
  7. Examples of past work, to include up to ten digital images or links to examples of relevant work. Please include title, date, dimensions, and location of work (for public art examples).
  8. Contact information for two professional references.
  9. Contact information for applicant, including phone number, email address, and mailing address.


California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Public Art RFP. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: *No Application Fee and Purchase. Opportunity expires in 9 days.

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