The Department of General Services (“Department” or “DGS”) is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to engage individual artists and artistic teams (Artist) to respond to this Call to Artists with professional qualifications in addition to a proposal of site-specific artistic capital improvements for the renovation and additions to the following properties in Washington, DC. The Artists shall develop a new original permanent work of art made specifically for each awarded commission.
1. Garfield Elementary School
2. Whitlock Elementary School
3. School Without Walls at Francis Stevens
4. Dorothy Height Elementary School
5. Stead Park Recreation Center
6. Joy Evans Therapeutic Recreation Center Project
Goals, Themes, & Budget
This Call for Artists seeks works of art for the following spaces throughout the listed properties below. Please be very specific (referring to School or Recreation Center and Location number) as which piece(s) of art you are responding to. There is one online application where you can just check off the commissions for which you are applying.