The Rockland County Art in Public Places Committee seeks an artist/artist team to design and create a site-specific public art project at the County of Rockland Highway Department Emergency Operations Facility currently under construction and slated for completion in the Summer of 2022. A state-of-the-art $35-million facility, the 24-acre location is situated on the border between Clarkstown and the village of Chestnut Ridge, in the town of Ramapo, New York. The commissioned work(s) will be installed in a landscaped courtyard measuring 44’ wide and 41’ deep in front of the southwest corner of the Administration Building.
A budget of $147,500 is allocated for this project and includes artist fees and any and all costs associated with the design, engineering, fabrication, permitting, delivery and installation of the artwork(s). An insurance certificate will be required to enter into a contract with the County.
The project is open to all professional artists and artist teams, 21 years and older, residing in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Applicants should have experience completing projects of a similar size and budget, experience in completing projects on time and on budget, and experience working with other professionals including fabricators, landscape architects, engineers and government officials.
The Rockland County Art in Public Places Committee (AIPP) will review applications received through this RFQ and select up to five finalists to develop proposals. All finalists will receive an honorarium of $500 and be asked to submit their proposal and make an in-person presentation, with visuals, to the AIPP committee.
RFQ SUBMISSION DEADLINE:: June 5, 2022