Public Art Opportunitity – City of Albuquerque

City of Albuquerque
Public Art Program
Commission of a Work of Art for Los Duranes Community Center

LOCATION/CONTEXT:  The Albuquerque Arts Board, the Family and Community Services Department and the Los Duranes Art Selection Committee have initiated a 1% for Art project for Albuquerque’s’ North West quadrant, City Council District 2.

PROJECT INTENT/THEME:  The Los Duranes Art Selection Committee and the Albuquerque Arts Board seek a permanent artwork in which the land and the work of art are inextricably linked.  The committee anticipates submissions that acknowledge the site and the area and have given a high priority to the site context; its present agricultural uses, its historical and cultural influences.  The artwork should also be in context to the Los Duranes Community Center which is scheduled for construction in summer 2012.

PROJECT FUNDS: $70,000 is available to commission a constructed and installed work of Art for Los Duranes Community Center.   The source of funds for this project: Albuquerque – 1% for Art – Family and Community Services. These funds provide for artist design and fabrication, transport, installation including all needed equipment, and supervision of installation.

ELIGIBILITY:  This project is open to artist/artist teams residing in the United States.

Deadline for Submissions:  5 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 Mountain Standard Time

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QUESTIONS/FOLLOW UP:  Questions about the project may be directed to Matt Carter at the Albuquerque Public Art Program (505) 768-3804 or email:

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