City-Wide Public Art Landmarks RFQ
Application Deadline: October 8, 2021
The City of Glendale aims to become an arts and culture destination in the Los Angeles metropolitan region. Reflecting on its diverse population, history and innovation in public spaces, the City seeks to further enrich the day-to-day experiences of the community with its emphasis on the importance of arts and culture. As part of the City of Glendale’s initiative to become a prime arts and culture destination, up to ten long-term to permanent artwork installations will be commissioned, developed and established over the course of the next few years. These landmark installations will be strategically placed throughout the City in locations that focus on public accessibility and encourage public engagement and interactivity.
The aim across the various artwork opportunities is to create world-class public artwork in a diverse range of mediums that are designed to engage the community, showcase the cultural diversity of the city and enhance the various civic and public spaces.
Adams Square Mini Park Gas Station
The Arts and Culture Commission of the City of Glendale (City) is accepting proposals from artists who would like to temporarily display artwork in the Adams Square Mini Park Gas Station (ASMPGS). The City's Community Services & Parks Department (CSP) owns the ASMPGS, a historic 1936 Streamline Moderne Gas Station building listed on the Glendale Register of Historic Resources. Art is displayed on a rotational basis in the ASMPGS.
Artists whose work is chosen for installation at the ASMPGS will receive a stipend of $1,000 in addition to a production budget of up t o $1,500 for a total maximum stipend of $2,500.
More information can be found HERE