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Maryland Public Art Initiative on Maryland HBCU Campuses – Two Locations

By October 28, 2020No Comments

Request for Qualifications

Budget

Project 1:

$175,000 (Interior Atrium and Lobby Walls)

$85,000 (Entrance Plazas and Sidewalks)

Project 2:

$190,000 (Gateway Artwork)

Deadline

Both sites have an application deadline of Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by 3:00 PM EST

About

The Maryland State Arts Council’s Maryland Public Art Initiative is proud to announce two open Calls for Artists for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) School of Pharmacy & Health Professions, and the Coppin State University College of Business. The projects are the first Maryland Public Art Initiative public artworks on Maryland HBCU campuses.

Both Calls to Artists are open to any artist or artist team living in the United States.

Artists with a connection to HBCUs and/or residents of Maryland are especially encouraged to apply. Information on each project and how to apply below.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy & Health Professions

UMES is a land grant, historically black college (HBCU) located in Princess Anne, Maryland. This new building will include two separate, site-specific public art commissions:

Interior Atrium and Lobby Walls

Entrance Plazas and Sidewalks

Coppin State University College of Business

CSU is an urban, historically black university located in the northwest section of the City of Baltimore.  The new College of Business building will include a high visibility, site-specific public artwork along North Avenue (Gateway Artwork).

Information Sessions

Two information sessions will be held for these projects:

October 29, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

November 9, Noon – 1:00 PM

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RESOURCES

Artist Opportunities List

The Office of Public Art scans a variety of local, regional, and national resources in order to gather opportunities for artists to work in the public realm.