Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Public Art - RFP - Yonkers, NY

Sponsor: Blue Door Artist Association
Phone: (914) 965-3397
Origin: Yonkers, New York
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Announcement Information
Title: Blue Door Gallery Public Art Projects
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Type: Public Art RFP's
Regional Deadline: Open Until Filled - The Blue Door currently has the following opportunities in Yonkers:

1. Decoration of concrete garbage receptacles in Downtown Yonkers. Artists needed to decorate round outdoor concrete waste receptacles. Please submit designs for approval to The Blue Door. Designs that relate to environmental issues are encouraged, but all designs will be considered. This is an ongoing project.

2. Decoration of concrete planters in the Downtown and South Broadway areas of Yonkers. Artists needed to create either mosaic or ceramic decorative treatments on rectangular outdoor concrete planters of various sizes. Please call for further information.

3. Installation of outdoor sculpture in Yonkers City Hall Park. Sculptors are invited to submit images of their work for consideration. Artists will receive stipends for each of these projects.

Call 914 965-3397 for further information.

Blue Door Artist Association
169 Shonnard Terrace
Yonkers, NY 10701

The Blue Door Artist Association was founded in the fall of 2002. Its founders were former staff members of Art on Main Street/Yonkers, a community-based arts organization that had an important presence on Main Street, Yonkers, for more than seven years.

The Blue Door Artist Association is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to bring the arts to local communities throughout the tri-state area, especially those that are ethnically diverse as well as underserved. Through exhibitions displayed in local businesses, libraries and schools as well as public art projects, workshops and special events, we aim to offer a cultural presence and serve as a forum to engage the community with the arts.

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