SAN JOSE PUBLIC ART
AIRPORT ART + TECHNOLOGY ARTIST ROSTER UPDATE
OPEN CALL TO SUBMIT QUALIFICATIONS
The San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program is seeking artists for the Art + Technology roster to create projects for the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and other technology-oriented public art projects in San Jose.
The focus of this Request for Qualifications the Airport’s program of changing commissions focused on technology based and technology themed projects. For more about the program: http://www.sanjoseculture.org/?pid=99220.
Artists applying for this roster should familiarize themselves with the following background:
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport Public Art Master Plan http://www.sanjoseculture.org/downloads/SJA_MasterPlan.pdf
- The Art Activation Strategy http://www.sanjoseculture.org/downloads/Mineta_AAAP.pdf
- Gorbet + Banerjee abstract: Collaboration with the Futurehttp://www.sanjoseculture.org/downloads/Collaboration_with_Future.pdf
Budget: Projects ranging $15,000-$150,000
Submission Deadline: Monday, June 11, 2012, Midnight (MDT)
The San Jose Public Art Program shall seek industry partnerships to support the creation of this round of commissioning. The nature of the upcoming commissions and the site specific opportunities will emerge from discussions with partners. Commissioning schedule will be dependent on these negotiations and scheduled based on opportunities.
The Art + Technology artist pool will be juried by a professional panel. Artists accepted into the Art + Technology Artist Pool will be considered for multiple opportunities and notified in advance if they are being considered for a project that draws from the artist pool.
This opportunity is open to all U.S. artists and artists who currently hold proper visas allowing them to work in the United States. Applicants must have all necessary permits to work in the United States. The San Jose Public Art Program will not be responsible for sponsoring work visas.
All materials will be submitted online, via CaFÉ™ website www.callforentry.org. There is no application fee to apply or to use the CaFÉ™ online application system. To view the application, go to www.callforentry.org, register a username and password, navigate to “Apply to Calls”, and search the list for “San Jose Art + Technology Roster”.
FOR QUESTIONS ON THIS RFQ
The full RFQ is available on our website at: http://www.sanjoseculture.org/?pid=4500
For additional questions contact Mary Rubin via email at email@example.com.