Petaluma Public Art RFQ

City of Petaluma

Entry Deadline: Feb. 3

11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4317

The City of Petaluma Public Art Committee (PPAC) is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the Commission and installation of a site-specific, original, outdoor art piece for the riverfront area in downtown Petaluma. The budget for the project is $120,000 to $150,000. The budget is all-inclusive and must cover design fees, travel expenses, all materials and fabrication costs, lighting, insurance costs, site-preparation costs, traffic control costs, engineering expenses, shipping and transportation to the site, installation, any applicable permit fees and taxes, any other expenses related to the design, fabrication, installation, and documentation of the public art component of this project. The deadline for submission is February 2, 2015, 5:00 p.m. (PST).

The mission of the City of Petaluma’s public art program is to enhance the appearance and cultural richness of the City by incorporating works of art into public places. Specifically, this includes the acquisition and placement of public art on public property, as outlined in the General Plan, Public Art Master Plan, the enabling legislation of the Petaluma Public Art Committee (PPAC), and Chapter 18 of the Implementing Zoning Ordinance (IZO). The City’s public art fund is generated through payment of the required 1% public art in-lieu feefor non-residential projects with construction costs greater than $500,000!

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