An overhead view of the art installation location at the southeast corner of Delridge and Orchard.

Call for Artists: City needs you to develop installation at North Delridge CSO station

$200,000 budget up for grabs

Information from Seattle Public Utilities:

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), seeks an artist or artist team to develop a permanent, site-integrated artwork for the North Delridge Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Retrofit Project.

The selected artist will work with the CSO project design team, SPU staff and community members to develop an artwork that focuses on SPU's system-wide stormwater infrastructure and solutions designed to protect local water quality. The artwork will be located at the CSO facility at 2106 S.W. Orchard St. in West Seattle's Delridge neighborhood.

The project is currently in design through mid-2014. Construction is expected to begin in late 2014 with completion scheduled for late 2015.

Eligibility: Open to established professional artists residing and eligible to work in the United States.
Budget: $200,000 inclusive of all costs to design, fabricate and install the artwork.
Deadline: 11 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2013 (Pacific Daylight Time).
Application: Click here to apply (https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=1276)
Info: Jason Huff, public art project manager, (206) 684-7278.

The artwork is funded by SPU 1% for Art funds and administered by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs.

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