UPDATE

The ACAC has added one final site visit opportunity for artists/art teams interested in proposing a public art project for Rocksprings Pool. Join us on Saturday 2/23 at 12 p.m. Meet in front of the Rocksprings Community Center at 291 Henderson Extension. The property has some interesting topography and some details are not included on the site plan posted on the ACC Request For Proposals site.

UPDATE

ACAC is adding two additional site visit opportunities for artists/art teams interested in proposing a public art project for Rocksprings Pool. Join us either on Thursday 2/14 at 5:15 p.m. or on Sunday 2/17 at 4:30 p.m. Meet in front of the Rocksprings Community Center at 291 Henderson Extension. The property has some interesting topography and some details are not included on the site plan posted on the ACC Request For Proposals site.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PUBLIC ART PROJECT AT ROCKSPRINGS POOL & COMMUNITY CENTER

Deadline: Monday, February 25, 2013, 5 p.m.

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites Athens area artists and art teams to submit proposals for a public art project at Rocksprings Pool and Community Center.

The Commission is seeking a design that will enhance the identity of the facilities; add a welcoming, fun, and visually appealing element for people of all ages; fit into the pool’s location and setting; and foster community pride. Total budget for the project is $9000.

Eligibility: Open to artists/art teams residing in Athens-Clarke and surrounding counties (Oconee, Jackson, Oglethorpe, Madison, Barrow). It is preferable that the artist have experience working with community and/or youth in art projects. Additional adult supervision will be made available to the artist during times when students are participating in the process.

Artists interested in submitting a proposal are encouraged to attend a site visit on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013. Finalists will be contacted by the ACAC by March 11 and the deadline for project completion is May 1, 2013.

All proposals must be submitted to the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission through the Athens-Clarke County website  which can be accessed through our Call for Artists page.  Instructions for the submission will be posted at the ACC website.