Entry Deadline: 6/16/23

The Clearwater Public Art & Design Program seeks an artist or artist team to develop artwork for two (2) public water tanks located at 2709 FL-580 in Clearwater, Florida. The tanks are in the Countryside neighborhood of Clearwater.  
The city is looking for an engaging mural or image to help with the beatification of the city’s water tanks which are highly visible on a heavy commuter state road.
Themes and topics suggested but not limited to: Sea life, Florida nature scenes, game fish, seabirds, ospreys, water conservation or postcard style “Clearwater” mural.

Budget: $30,000 
The selected artist, or artist team, will be awarded a comprehensive contract. The artist will be responsible for artwork design, fabrication, materials, installation, insurance, travel, public presentations, meetings with City of Clearwater staff as necessary, identification plaque, and all related incidental expenses. Clearwater plans to apply for a public art grant. If selected the budget would be $60,000. Due to grant requirements, work could not start until June 1, 2024. 

Selection Process 
A selection panel consisting of a Public Art & Design Board representative, The City of Clearwater Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator, a Clearwater Public Utilities representative, as well as local art professionals, and community representatives who will review artists’ qualifications. Three artists will be selected to provide proposals and each artist will be paid a stipend of $1,000 for their proposal. Final artist selection will take place after review of the artist proposals

This opportunity is open to professional artists residing in Florida.
Entry Deadline: 6/16/23

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