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CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Mooney Grove Park in Visalia, CA
June 05, 2018
Requested by the Arts Consortium, in partnership with the County of Tulare
Calling for those interested in creating and installing a public outdoor artwork to repurpose a non-functional fountain/koi pond at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia, CA.
This is a call for 1/12-scale maquettes as proposals for the repurposing and beautification of what was previously the fountain structure/koi pond at Mooney Grove Park (just north of the boat dock).
Proposals will be judged based on their success at incorporating the history of the fountain/coy pond, and elements honoring Tulare County as a whole.
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, July 27th 11:59 PM
Project must be 100% complete by: 5/30/19
LOCATION: Mooney Grove Park, Visalia - just North of the boat dock
ELIGIBILITY: Artist must be a resident of Tulare County. Must be 18 yrs. or older or have parent/guardian consent.
This project requires a 1/12 maquette submission of your plan to beautify the Mooney Grove fountain/koi pond structure
All proposed materials must be light-fast, weather resistant, and free of unsafe conditions or factors
Artist will be responsible for submitting a realistic budget and timeline.
Group/collaborative proposal for beautification project will be considered
Proposals submitted after the deadline will not be accepted
Artwork has to be family + community friendly
Arts Consortium panelists will choose the top 3 submissions to receive $500.00 prize each. The Tulare County Board of Supervisors will choose the ideal candidate from the top 3 proposals to receive a $10,000.00 budget for the project’s execution, materials and installation.
There is no entry fee.
Proposal must include:
Name of all artists
Examples of previous artwork
Approx. 200 word concept for proposed fountain structure beautification
Availability/ time frame to work on the project
Send images of your proposal in PDF format to [email protected]
The creators of the top 3 submissions will be notified by August 3 VIA EMAIL, and will be requested to be present at our membership meeting on August 13, at 5:30 PM – 300 E. Oak Ave. Visalia
Deadline: Friday, July 27th by 11:59 PM
Arts Consortium, Tulare County’s Designated Arts Council
Contact: Ampelio Mejia Perez
email: [email protected]