James Castle House Signifier

CONTACT: Tammi Leatham, tleatham@cityofboise.org

OPPORTUNITY
Boise City invites public artists to apply for an opportunity to design and fabricate sculptural public artwork(s) to serve as a signifier for the James Castle House location. The artwork will serve as a wayfinding landmark piece inspired by internationally known, Idaho artist, James Castle. Up to three artists may be selected from this Request for Proposal as finalists who will be paid $500 each to provide a design concept proposal.  Proposals will be put on public view for comment and the selection panel will choose the final work to commission.  The selected artist(s) will be provided a combined project total of $60,000 to formalize the design, fabricate, and transport the work to the site.  Installation of the work will be coordinated with a contractor that has an Idaho State Public Works License and will be paid for separately by the City of Boise.

PROJECT BACKGROUND: James Castle House

PROJECT BUDGET: $60,000

DEADLINE: February 7th, 2018

HOW DO I APPLY?

Register as a vendor at DemandStar by going to: 
http://dfa.cityofboise.org/financial-management/purchasing/vendor-registration/

Choose Option #2 for free registration. Follow the step-by-step tutorial provided on this page.

Once registered, go to link on the Finance & Administration page, click on Purchasing, then click on the RFP/FRQ Bids to see the link for current bids. The hyper link to the bids is below:

http://dfa.cityofboise.org/financial-management/purchasing/rfprfqbids/information-on-bids/ 

Download the project documents for RFP 18-110, which gives artists instructions on how to apply.

Questions? Contact Tammi Leatham, Purchasing Specialist, tleatham@cityofboise.org