The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture seeks an artist or artist team to create an artwork for the Whittier Aquatic Center, scheduled to open in Summer, 2022. There are two possible locations for the artwork: (1) the concrete bleacher design; or (2) hanging entrance sculpture. Artists can apply for one or both of the locations. Only a single proposal for one of the locations will be selected for the final project.
APPLICATION WORKSHOP – October 27, 2020 | 5:30 pm RSVP
Learn about this opportunity + the Civic Art Division application process
The maximum all-inclusive budget is $200,000 for the final chosen location.
Open to professional artists residing or working within the United States with previous experience with civic art projects. Artists who do not have prior experience are encouraged to apply in artist teams with other team members who have prior experience.
October 27, 2020: Optional RFP Application Workshop
December 4, 2020: Deadline for Submissions 5:00 pm PST
January, 2021 PCC Meeting 1: 3 Artist(s) Selected to Develop Proposal
March, 2021 PCC Meeting 2: Artist(s) and Artwork Proposal Selected
April-August, 2021 Artwork Design
September, 2021 Fabrication Start
May, 2022 Artwork Installation Complete