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CBD Call to Artist Project Overview Presentation

For Immediate Release: January 4, 2013
Subject: Call To Artists Project Overview Presentation of Central Business District (CBD) Streetscape Public Art Project
Contact: Kaycee Olsen, Downtown Arts District Coordinator/ MCAD PIO 541-4280 office, or 504-3395 cell,

City of El Paso’s Public Art Program

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s Public Art Program invites local artists to attend an informational presentation on the Central Business District (CBD) Streetscape Public Art Project. This presentation will include an overview of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and a Q&A session. The presentation will take place at the following time and venue:

Wednesday, January 9, 2012, 5:30-6:30pm, Downtown Main Branch Library, 501 N. Oregon.

About the RFQ:

With ongoing efforts to make Downtown El Paso more pedestrian-friendly and attractive to citizens, visitors and businesses, The City of El Paso’s Public Art Program seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to work with engineering and design consultants to devise artistic elements for the reconstruction of and streetscape improvements for the Central Business District (CBD) Phase IV Project. The total project budget is $30,000 which includes the design fee and all design development expenses. Fabrication costs are included in the construction budget.

Prior to the meeting it is highly recommended to review the RFQ by Click on the “public art opportunities” tab for details on submission requirements and the application process.

Deadline to submit the application is January 15, 2013.

For questions please contact: Patricia Dalbin, Public Art Coordinator 541-4894
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