2013 Request for Proposals
Application Deadline: April 01, 2013
City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
Public Art Program
Elevate 2013 Projects for Downtown, Atlanta Georgia
The Office of Cultural Affairs is seeking creative, innovative public art p rojects to exhibit in downtown Atlanta during the month of October 2013. (http://www.ocaatlanta.com/ElevateAtlanta)
In 2011 and 2012 Elevate featured 30 projects supporting performing, visual and/or digital art, presented by artists and organizations. Over the past two years, more than 300 local, national and international artists have exhibited within Downtown Atlanta’s public spaces as Elevate projects. With mediums ranging from contemporary dance to neighborhood mural projects, Elevate continually looks for projects that heighten the visual experience and support community involvement in Downtown Atlanta. The walk able blocks of Central Downtown Atlanta are perfectly suited for artwork viewership, cultural events and a rich and thriving creative community.
OCA seeks public art project proposals for exhibition within Central Downtown Atlanta, defined by bordering streets, Ralph McGill (N), Mitchell Street (S), 75/85 Connector (E), Spring Street (W).
Projects that enliven, accentuate and improve the built environment and interact meaningfully with the community will be considered for inclusion in the 2013 Elevate program. Projects should be accessible to all age groups of the general public. All mediums welcome.
Call to Artists released Jan 29, 2013
Workshops Feb 27 and March 13, 2013
Proposals DUE April 01
Winners Announced June 18, 2012
Projects Open October 18, 2012
Projects Close October 25, 2012