Request for Mural Proposals (RFP): Safety Harbor Public Library Poetry Corner

The Safety Harbor Public Library and the Friends of the Safety Harbor Public Library seek proposals from artists or artist teams for a mural to be installed inside the Safety Harbor Public Library.
Project Goals: To create a soothing environment for library guests to sit, relax, and read poetry; bringing in elements of nature from outside adjacent windows. The words Poetry Corner must be displayed somewhere in the project. Incorporation of poetry and verse is encouraged.

Location: Safety Harbor Public Library – 101 2nd St. N Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Site Description: Corner window seating area in the Adult Area of the Library consisting of four small wall areas.

Project Budget: $450 honorarium for works applied four designated wall spaces.

Honoraria will cover:
• Artists fees for work
• Supplies needed for work

Media: All proposed works must be of a scale and material suitable for display. Works must be designed to interact with the general library public and theme of the area.
Size: Four panels. See picture. Two above window, two on side. Approximate size – Side Panels = 14” wide/10’ high. Top Panels = 8’ long/13” wide.

Selection Criteria:
• Compatibility with the site, design, theme and function of the space.
• Artistic excellence, innovation, creativity and originality as demonstrated by submitted materials.
• Appropriateness and relevance of style.

DEADLINE: Friday, June 23, 2017 – 5:00 PM

Submitted by: Lisa Kothe, Safety Harbor Public Library

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