by Anoka-Ramsey Community College   January 15, 2013

The Percent for Art Program seeks proposals for an artwork involving a sound/aural experience for the newly renovated Music Building on the Anoka-Ramsey Campus. Deadline May 1, 2013.

For the full call for qualifications, please see this prospectus

Art Budget: $34,000 - Expected to cover all design, fabrication and construction or installation

expenses associated with the project.

Application/Image Deadline: May 1, 2013

Project Request

Create an artwork involving a sound/aural experience which takes into consideration the Mississippi River environment, the newly renovated Music Building, and the Anoka-Ramsey landscape, through one of the following options:

Create a unique outdoor performance space which can accommodate seating for approximately 40 and involving the concepts of acoustics and musical performance.
Create a sound or aural inspired artwork in the exterior spaces available.
Create a sound or aural inspired artwork for one to four indoor communal meeting spaces within the newly renovated Music Building. This piece must consider the needs of a music instruction facility and not be disruptive to the mission of the building.

The panel encourages the submission of artworks involving an interactive component.

Project Budget

Design Proposal by Request $1,000.00 per artist
Final Commission, including installation, and all related costs $30,000.00

Please respond to this request by May 1 and include the following:

1.Letter of Interest to inform selection panel of your thoughts related to how you may approach this project, and why you’re interested in this project. Please include sketches or drawings to inform the selection panel of your ideas related to how you may approach this project in its specific site. These drawings or sketches of your concept will allow the panel to see and understand your artistic vision and how it relates to one of our selected locations. The Coon Rapids Campus is a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis. As proposals are developed, we encourage artists to visit the school and see the space first hand.

2. Resume

3.Digital Images of previous work (10 – 15 images). Please include an image list that includes:materials, budget, date, title, dimensions, and description.

All materials should be delivered by May 1, 2013 at 4 p.m. to:

Business Office – Mirela Gluhic Anoka-Ramsey Community College 11200 Mississippi Blvd Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Contact

Kelsey Schwarzrock, Chief of Staff 11200 Mississippi Blvd Coon Rapids, MN 55433 763-433-1507 Kelsey.Schwarzrock@anokaramsey.edu