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Public Art Opportunity in Baltimore County, MD (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

RFQ: http://www.umbc.edu/adminaffairs/procurement/Bids/RFQBC20902Q

Deadline: Thursday, December 19, 2013

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) -  Performing Arts and Humanities Building - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

Budget:   $397,000. Finalists will receive $1,000 honoraria for proposal development.

Eligibility: Artists currently living in the contiguous United States of America. Previous public art experience required.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), with the assistance of the Maryland State Arts Council Commission on Public Art, is issuing this solicitation document to engage individual artists and artistic teams to respond with professional qualifications in regards to a proposal of site-specific artwork for the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Performing Arts & Humanities Building (PAHB).  If chosen, the Artist shall develop a new original permanent work of art made specifically for the site that enhances and compliments the newly constructed Performing Arts & Humanities Building.

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.

Contact: Lucas Cowan

lcowan@msac.org

(410) 767.6544