Below please find information below about an RFQ for mural artwork (also called environmental graphics) in the Jefferson Street Tunnel in Downtown Milwaukee. The budget is $25,000 for this 2018 project and the submission deadline is this Friday, June 15.
Sara Daleiden is a member of the Milwaukee Downtown BID’s Placemaking Taskforce that helped form this opportunity and will be involved with the artist selection process. We are excited about the leadership the BID is taking with public art, creative placemaking, creative entrepreneurship and other related efforts to affect the city experience on and off Wisconsin Avenue.
Please contact Gabriel Yeager with any questions. If the deadline is challenging for you and you are interested, please reach out to him to explore alternative arrangements for submission.
MKE<->LAX collaboration in terms of residency is possible for this opportunity if you are coming from outside Milwaukee, and Sara Daleiden will be available for advising during the project.
On Behalf of the Milwaukee Downtown Placemaking Task Force:On Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CST), Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 released a public Request for Qualifications for a new public art project located in the Jefferson Street Tunnel underneath the I-794 overpass. The project will enliven a key pedestrian connection between the Central Business District and Historic Third Ward. To view the full RFQ, please click here.The deadline for submissions to this Request for Qualifications is Friday, June 15, 2018 and must be emailed to Gabriel Yeager at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM (CST).All questions related to this RFQ must be directed to Gabriel Yeager at email@example.com and submitted by Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM CST.Thank you for your interest in Milwaukee’s growing street art scene! We are excited to review your submission to this RFQ.Sincerely,Gabriel YeagerMILWAUKEE DOWNTOWNDowntown Environment Specialist600 East Wells StreetMilwaukee, WI 53202p: 414.220.4700 | f: 414.220.4710