The City of Kitchener sent us this information so we are posting it for everyone to read:
City of Kitchener Request for Proposal: Art in the Public Realm – Weber Street and Guelph Street (closes July 7, 2017)
The City of Kitchener
invites professional design firms/artists to submit a proposal for a
two-stage competition to design and produce a site-specific public art
piece for installation near the corner of Weber
Street West and Guelph Street in Kitchener, Ontario. The successful
proponent will design and fabricate a piece that reflects the evolution
of Kitchener’s economy, including, but not limited to, Kitchener’s
industrial and manufacturing history and emerging
technology and IT sectors. Kitchener’s progression towards becoming a
more sustainable and environmentally conscious community should also be
incorporated into the design.
Anyone can view the
documents for free, but please note that interested bidders will need to
be registered on the City’s system, which includes a registration fee.
Questions and clarification regarding this Request
for Proposal will be accepted up until June 23, 2017 through the link above. The deadline for submissions is no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017.