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Local artists sought to design an iconic installation at Pedrick Pond Park

Applications accepted through May 1
Posted at 9:44 AM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-14 20:28:22-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Knight Creative Communities Institute Catalyst Class is seeking applicants for its Fully Booked, Tallahassee project.

The project will create literacy-inspired exhibits along a trail at Pedrick Pond Park. The park is located at 5701 Mahan Drive in Tallahassee.

The goal of the project is to have notable pieces of art as a backdrop for programming, book clubs and field trips.

Local artists and creatives may apply by submitting a proposal to design the main element. Click here for the request for proposals.

Proposals can also be submitted by clicking here.

To be eligible, artists aged 18 and older may submit a proposal. Artists younger than 18 mush have a letter of support from a parent or guardian included in their proposal.

Completed artwork must be able to be completed and installed within three months of date of selection. The installment time is expected to be completed by August 2022.

Artist must have a portfolio of relevant work available for review.

Proposals must incorporate 3-D elements for consideration, 2-D elements are allowed only in conjunction with other existing 3-D elements.

The artwork should include improve civic engagement, provide an interactive space that allows visitors to engage physically and mentally with the installation.

Proposals will be accepted until May 1 and artist may receive a budget up to $55,000 for design, fabrication and installation of their work.