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Posted on: January 5, 2023

CALL to ARTISTS – Covid Memorial

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Hollywood, FL. – The City of Hollywood Florida, is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install a site-specific Memorial to recognize those lost to COVID; and to honor the Health Workers and First Responders who dedicated their lives to the care of COVID patients. Memorial should be a place for reflection and remembrance.

PROJECT LOCATION: Kiwanis Park, 3400 Johnson St., Hollywood, Fl. 33021. Memorial to be placed in the Southeast corner of the park in an area 25’ x 50’. Artists are strongly encouraged to visit the proposed project site.

BUDGET: $25,000 - $50,000

PROPOSAL: Judged on artistic excellence, creativity, cost, and adherence to the entry requirements. Each artist or artist team may only submit one design. This CALL to ARTISTS is open to all professional artists, 21 or older, residing in Florida who have demonstrated experience completing and coordinating exterior public art installations. The selected artist(s) will be responsible for designing the artwork and an attachment method which complies with the Florida Building Code and all other applicable local codes. Artwork will be highly durable, resistant to salt and weathering conditions inherent in outdoor seaside environments and low maintenance. The selected artist or artist team’s unique approach to the project is welcomed and the desired effect is an aesthetic impact that honors those impacted by COVID.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday February 8, 2023

How to Apply: Complete your design and upload via the Application Form.

Selection Process

The Art Selection Committee will review all submitted applications and make selection which will be presented to the City Commission for final approval.

Winning applicant will be contacted by email / phone.

Winner will sign an agreement to utilize selected work.

Additional Information: If you have questions or need additional information please contact: Mike Wharton / email: mwharton@hollywoodfl.org

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