Museums & Cultural Affairs Department

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release: July 30, 2013 Contact: Kaycee Dougherty, Downtown Arts District Coordinator/ MCAD PIO 541-4280 office, or 504-3395 cell, doughertykl@elpasotexas.gov

CALL TO ARTISTS REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS City of El Paso Sun Metro Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility Deadline August 23, 2013
In partnership with the City of El Paso’s Mass Transit Department identified as Sun Metro, the City of El Paso’s Public Art Program seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install an exterior site-specific, original public artwork for the Sun Metro Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility. To access application, go to www.callforentry.org and look for “City of El Paso Sun Metro Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility” About the Project Sun Metro is in the construction phase of the transit administration, operations and maintenance facility to be completed in January 2014. The transit operations facility is going to be approximately 145,017 sq. ft. in total area. Expressed area of interest is, but is not limited to: exterior public art work integrated within the landscape that can be viewed by commuters traveling along Montana Avenue which is a major state highway that runs through a large portion of the City of El Paso. Application All interested artists are encouraged to apply and review further details of the RFQ at www.callforentry.org and submit application by August 23rd by 5:00pm MST. For more information please visit www.elpasoartsandculture.org and click on the “Public Art” tab. For questions or concerns please contact Patricia Dalbin, Public Art Program Manager, at (915) 541-4894, dalbinp@elpasotexas.gov or Jeff Howell, Public Art CIP Associate, at (915) 541-4257, howelljb@elpasotexas.gov.

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