Request for proposal: Artwork to Honor Student Employees
The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Science (ULLS) is soliciting proposals for a permanent durable art piece installation to commemorate student employee graduates of the College. Funding for student employee recognition programs in the ULLS has been generously provided by long-time supporters Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman.
The art piece will include student names and graduation dates and will be constructed such that it can be easily updated annually with a list of new student graduates. Examples on campus include Rhodes Scholar and Student Athletes GPA displays in the Student Union Atrium.
Artist will receive $750 honorarium and up to $1500 for supplies.
Proposals will be accepted through February 22 and the successful proposal will be announced soon afterwards.
Themes: Creativity is encouraged. Proposals for any format, including electronic or projected, are welcome. Book or library themes are encouraged.
The art piece must be wall mounted no more than 7 ft. X 7 ft. in size with no more than 12 ft. of relief.
The piece will be installed on the east side of the Zimmerman Learning Commons.
Eligibility: This call is open to all currently enrolled UNM students (undergraduate or graduate) in good standing as defined by the ASUMN Constitution. An individual student or a team (all members in good standing) may submit a proposal.
Send submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
Word or PDF document with the following information:
Image attachments (only JPG images of 180-300 dpi; min 1105 x 736; max 1838 x 1238)
Calendar: The piece much be complete and installed by (May 1 2019) and a public unveiling will coincide with the 2019 student graduation ceremony.
The selection committee will review each submission based on the themes above, artist statement, and artistic quality.
Submit questions to email@example.com