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NOTE: Artists, you may submit for both projects below; if selected, you can only be commissioned for one of them.


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:
City of San José Market St./San Pedro Parking Garage Façade Enhancement (Illumination)

Submittal Deadline - Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 11:59 P.M. MST 

The City of San José Public Art Program in conjunction with the City's Department of Transportation’s Downtown Operations Division are seeking an experienced artist or artist-led team to develop an artwork that addresses the exterior façade of the Market/San Pedro Street Parking Garage in downtown San José. The goal is for an enhancement that has a visual presence 24 hours a day. As public art, this creative placemaking project is part of San José’s ongoing Illuminating Downtown program and is intended to strengthen the neighborhood identity in part through the creative use of illumination. The garage is a prominent facility in San Jose’s downtown core and adjacent to the vibrant San Pedro Square commercial district, a popular destination for dining, retail and other activities day and night. 

                                                                                      See RFQ here.

All
 materials must be submitted online, via CaFÉ™ website (www.callforentry.org). There is no application fee to apply or to use the CaFÉ™ online application system.  To view the application, go to www.callforentry.org; to apply, register a username and password and follow the instructions. The call is listed on CaFE's “Apply to Calls” list as “City of San José – Parking Garage Façade Enhancement.” 

The City of San José will contract with the artist(s) using its standard design-fabrication agreement. A boilerplate of this agreement can be viewed 
here.




REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:
Illuminated Underpass at Coleman Ave and Bassett Street 
Submittal Deadline - Monday, February 27, 2018, 11:59 P.M. MST

The City of San José Public Art Program in conjunction with the Departments of Housing, Transportation, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, and Public Works are seeking an experienced artist, or artist-led team to develop an artwork that uses energy efficient LED lighting that will be installed at Coleman underpass to increase safety, visibility and to encourage active transportation to and from this district at all hours. This project will engage residents in a participatory design process to enliven the streetscape beneath the Coleman overpass while also strengthening neighborhood identity. 


All materials will be submitted online, via CaFÉ™ website (www.callforentry.org). There is no application fee to apply or to use the CaFÉ™ online application system.  To view the application, go to www.callforentry.orgto apply, register a username and password and follow the instructions. The call is listed on CaFE's “Apply to Calls” list as “City of San Jose – Illuminated Underpass.”

The City of San José will contract with the artist(s) using its standard design-fabrication agreement. A boilerplate of this agreement can be viewed 
here




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