Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut Request for Qualifications and Proposals
DANBURY FAIR MURAL PROJECT
Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2022, 5:00 PM
Information Session: Thursday, June 16th 3-4 PM
TOTAL PROJECT BUDGET
Up to $17,000 has been approved for 1800 square foot Wall Mural in the Lord and Taylor corridor at the Danbury Fair Mall.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION (RFQ) APPLICATION DEADLINE
July 7, 2022
Questions, via e-mail: Alice Schuette, Programs and Community Outreach Coordinator EMAIL
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut (The Alliance) and Danbury Fair Mall request artists or artist teams to submit qualifications for the design and installation of a wall mural artwork at 7 Backus Ave., Danbury, CT.
Up to three qualified finalists will be selected to develop and submit art proposals and will receive $300 stipend for their initial design proposals. The artist or artist team with the final selected proposal will be awarded a contract of up to $17,000. The artist or artist team will be responsible for artist fees, insurance, fabrication, and installation, and any site preparation, permitting, travel, meetings with The Alliance staff as necessary, contingencies, and all related incidental expenses.
THEME: Sustainable Environment and Social Emergence – to inspire balance, hope, and connection.
The Wall Mural’s focus is on the environment and appeals to young families but may include ideas on social sustainability through its design, use of materials, color choices, 2D and 3D elements that is highly visible and to promote – Instagram worthy interaction. The color palette is modern, uplifting, and in sync with the current trends for sustainability color themes. This project will invite retailers to engage for recycled materials to be used for the Mural.