by City of Minneapolis   February 11, 2013

City of Minneapolis Art in Public Places and the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development announce Call for Public Artists for 3rd Avenue South Bridge and Tribute to Sharon Sayles Belton. Deadline February 28, 2013.

The City of Minneapolis Art in Public Places Program is pleased to invite public artists or artist teams to apply to design a public art work for a plaza adjacent to the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired 3rd Avenue South Bridge over Interstate 94. This public art project will be a tribute to Sharon Sayles Belton, the first female and first African American to serve as the Mayor of Minneapolis. One artists or a team of two artists may apply. Three finalists will be selected to create possible designs for an artwork to be installed by September 15, 2013. The project budget is $180,000.

Applications must be received by Thursday, February 28, 4:00 p.m.

Artist Informational Meeting, February 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m.,
Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Avenue South,  Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55401

For more information, view the full Call for Artists at http://www.minneapolismn.gov/finance/procurement/procurement_professional-services.