Call for Artists: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Applications/Letter of Interest
As part of its mission to promote environmental stewardship in the Town of Dumfries, Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB) has partnered with the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC Omniride) and the Town of Dumfries (Town) to facilitate the creation of, approve, and install public art and to provide litter control services to designated OMNIRIDE bus shelters throughout the Town (Project). The goal of this Project is to foster a unique sense of place in each community served. This Project will improve the community and ridership experience by providing dedicated and consistent litter removal and the installation of public artwork that contributes to the interest and aesthetic appeal of designated bus shelters across the Town.
This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeks artists to create public art for designated OMNIRIDE bus shelters throughout the Town of Dumfries with the theme of “CLEAN COMMUNITIES, CLEAN WATERWAYS.” Artists or Artist Teams are invited to submit qualifications to be considered to participate in the public art opportunities described herein. Up to three (3) artists may be selected from this RFQ as finalists who will be invited for a site visit, into the interview process and final selection to create the public art.
All artists interested in submitting a letter of interest/application for this opportunity are required to attend the requisite virtual informational session on Monday April 3, 2023, at 6pmET. Pre-register ZOOM here:<a href=”http://goog_1966833270/” data-saferedirecturl=”https://www.google.com/url?q=http://goog_1966833270