CONCEPT: Council Member Larry Green is partnering with Parks Board, Harris County, and project manager UP Art Studio, to create a new mural on the façade of three retaining walls along Sims Bayou in the Five Corners neighborhood of southwest Houston. This mural is the first in a series of public art murals along Sims Bayou.
The purpose of the project is to provide beautification and enhancement to the concrete retaining walls along Sims Bayou.
HOW TO RESPOND:
1. Submit the following application. This application includes a request for personal information.
2. For this RFQ Stage, artists are invited to submit a single document in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. This document must be labeled with the name of the artist or artist team and must include:
a. Cover Letter. A letter of interest (optional)
b. Experience. A current CV / Resume, or a list of professional and/or public art experience. This should include previous similar experiences – large-scale murals or large public art projects – with information regarding the project including a brief description, client, location, budget, and timeline.
c. Work Samples. Images* of five (5) to ten (10) recent projects (up to a maximum of 3 images per project); these should be examples of your work that give a sense of your skill and approach to this project. These should be examples of murals or public art, and should not be images of small/canvas works.
d. Image List. List of Submitted Images, including a written description of the project, title, materials, year produced, size, location, commissioning body/client and project cost/budget.
e. References. Names and contact information for three references (preferably for projects completed within the past five years);
*Media files (audio/video) may be provided via URL with at least one (1) still image included in the package.
Packages too large for email may be submitted via Dropbox or another file-sharing link.
Submission or questions should be addressed to: email@example.com.