Ends on March 17, 2018
To submit to the ArtsWestchester Triennial for consideration please follow the below steps:

1.       Input your preferred contact information and your Hudson Valley address (home, studio, or place of employment).

2.       Upload your most recent artist statement and CV.

3.       Upload up to 10 images of recent work, along with a caption list. Please indicate whether these works would be available for exhibition from May through the end of July. 

Mamaroneck Avenue Street Art Opportunity

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of ArtsWestchester’s purchase of the land-marked Peoples Bank & Trust Building on Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains, NY. To celebrate this anniversary and the transformation of the former bank building into a multi-use cultural center, ArtsWestchester, through this RFP, is commissioning a public art project that will identify our historic building as a center of creative activity.  

ArtsWestchester, In collaboration with the City of White Plains, Kite Realty (the City Center), and the White Plains BID, seeks an artist/designer or team to design and install graphics for a temporary street painting for the “Arts Avenue” drop-off/pick-up lane between ArtsWestchester and the City Center on Mamaroneck Avenue, inclusive of the vacant street space on Martine Avenue, between the crosswalk and handicap parking space. 

 Proposal Deadline:      Friday, March 9, 2018, 11:59PM, EST

 Artist info session:   Wednesday, February 28, at 5PM @ArtsWestchester

                                    31 Mamaroneck Avenue

                                    White Plains, NY 10601

                                    RSVP requested to Lhanley@artswestchester.org.

Project Honorarium: $15,000-$20,000


SCOPE OF WORK: The scope of work for the selected designer/design team includes:

  • Site observation and analysis
  • Present Concept Design(s) & receive feedback on Concept Design(s)
  • Development of Final Designs
  • Produce final digital file of designs with description and notes, including design concept, final design, specifications and installation methods (flash drive plus a printed copy of each design). ArtsWestchester will retain the exclusive right to use the approved graphic design files in perpetuity for any similar application at any time without further compensation.
  • Installation of the artwork, including the fabrication of stencils and other installation or procurement of materials and tools. NOTE: The project installation work may be subject to prevailing wages which would require contractor/subcontractors to register with New York State.
  • The artist/designer should use surface treatments that are easy to install such as paint or stencil, and are cost effective. Installation costs (all materials, labor, etc.) should be included in the proposal as a line item.
  • One million dollars ($1,000,000) of General Liability insurance and workers compensation insurance, and a Certificate of Insurance naming City of White Plains and ArtsWestchester as additional insureds shall be provided before starting work.

Project designs shall comply with the following basic regulatory parameters:

  • All design features must be placed within the drop-off/pick-up/valet lane.
  • All materials used shall conform to the latest version of the New York Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
  • Because of safety concerns, designs should not contain readable text.
  • Artwork/design should be lively and community-friendly.

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and must live or maintain a studio address in the lower Hudson Valley region of New York, including NYC (all 5 boroughs), Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan Counties.

 Selected artists must be registered to do business in New York State.

Project Considerations:

  • One artist/design team will be selected. Artists/designers may submit up to two distinct designs for consideration.
  • Artists will be responsible for the installation/application of their painting.
  •  Materials and installation methods will be determined in collaboration with City staff. 
  •  The City’s traffic engineer and Mayor’s Office must approve the selected design and installation.
  •  The City and partners will provide the temporary traffic control plan needed for design installation. Time should be allotted in the project schedule to prepare the plans in coordination with the selected designer/team.
  • Project cost proposals should identify all project costs, and must separate design and construction/installation costs. Note that construction/installation work is subject to prevailing wages which should be considered in the installation cost. 

BUDGET: The artist-proposed, budget for this project must be inclusive of all project costs, including but not limited to artist fees, materials, and installation, and must not exceed $20,000. 

For all application-related questions, contact: 

Logan Hanley, ArtsWestchester

914-428-4220 ext. 331, or via email LHanley@artswestchester.org 

     


 

     

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Basic Program Support

Interim Report 

Interim Report for your organization's 2017-18 Basic Program Support grant is due on or before Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Report Period: July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017

Questions? Please contact: Susan Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Project Support Initiative

Interim Report 

Interim Report for your organization's 2017-18 Project Support project is due on or before Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 

Reporting Period:  July 1, 2017 through February 21, 2018

Please note: You must submit a separate Interim Report for each project you were awarded. You will only be able to work on one Project Support interim report at a time. 

Questions? Please contact: Susan Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Project Support Initiative

Final Report 

Please complete this final report for your awarded 2017-18 Project Support project. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 

Please note: you will only be able to work on one Project Support final report at a time. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Yonkers Arts Initiative

Interim Report 

Please complete this interim report for your awarded 2017-18 Yonkers Initiative project. 

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

Interim Report Due: March 16th at 11:59PM

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Yonkers Arts Initiative

Final Report 

Please complete this final report for your awarded 2017-18 Yonkers Initiative project. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project.

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2017-2018 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative

Final Report 

Please complete this final report for your awarded 2017-18 Mount Vernon Initiative project. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project.

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions.