Portrait of a City: Call to Artists

The Boston Art Commission invites Boston artists to submit artwork for consideration to be distributed by Mayor’s Office to visiting diplomats and distinguished guests

Request for Proposals

PROJECT DETAILS

 

  • Artwork will be purchased by edition with an initial purchase of up to 30 editions
  • Artwork should capture some aspect of contemporary life in Boston
  • Artwork should be two-dimensional, in any medium
  • Artwork should be able to be framed at a standard size up to 24”x 36”
  • Artists may submit up to three works for consideration
  • Artists should submit pricing per edition
  • Top candidates will be selected by the Boston Art Commission with a final decision made by a public vote on www.publicartboston.com
  • Deadline: April 7, 2014
  • Artist must live in the City of Boston and must be at least 18 years of age

 

Interested artists may email entries to art@publicartboston.com with “Portrait of a City” in the subject line

RFP Submission Checklist:

  •  CV with current contact information, including:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Phone
    • Email address
    • Website
  • Up to 3 clearly labeled JPEG images of submissions
  • Image List
  • Pricing per edition
  • Optional: artist statement, additional support material, including press clippings or other relevant information on past projects (1 PDF file maximum)

 

Please Note:

  • Electronic submissions only
  • Only complete submissions will be reviewed; please see above checklist for requirements

 

Please direct all questions to Karin Goodfellow, Director of the Boston Art Commission. karin.goodfellow@boston.gov

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