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Zoo Boise Public Art Project

May 11, 2012

 
Boise- Idaho artists are invited to apply for an opportunity to design public art for Zoo Boise to celebrate the fifty-year relationship between Friends of Zoo Boise and the City of Boise. Muralists, sculptors, mixed-media artists of all kinds are welcome. Up to $40,000 is available to commission art; it is expected that two to four artworks each under $24,000 will be commissioned.
 
WHAT |  Applications can be saved to a CD and mailed, dropped off, or files can be e-mailed.
Applications must include resume under 3 pages, up to 10 digital images of past artwork, image identification sheet with artist name, titles, dates, mediums, and size of art, and SASE if artist want submission returned. Cover letter encouraged.

WHEN | Application Deadline Monday, June 11th

MAIL TO-
Zoo Boise Applications
Boise City Department of Arts & History
PO Box 500
Boise, ID 83701-0500

DELIVER TO-
Boise City Department of Arts & History
Boise City Hall
150 N. Capitol Boulevard
First floor, building 2

EMAIL TO-kbubb@cityofboise.org (attach all files as PDF or word docs and images as jpeg)

What's Next?  Up to five finalists will be selected and paid $500 to design specific proposals for public art at Zoo Boise. Proposals will be put on public view and a panel will select winning proposals.

Zoo Boise, located in Julia Davis Park in downtown Boise, connects visitors with animals to inspire and involve the community in the conservation of wildlife worldwide. Zoo Boise is a service of the City of Boise and is supported by the Friends of Zoo Boise, a non-profit organization that has raised thousands of dollars for new exhibits and wildlife conservation.