Request for Qualifications
$175,000 (Interior Atrium and Lobby Walls)
$85,000 (Entrance Plazas and Sidewalks)
$190,000 (Gateway Artwork)
Both sites have an application deadline of Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by 3:00 PM EST
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).
Two information sessions will be held for these projects:
October 29, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
November 9, Noon – 1:00 PM