Significant, Interactive Artwork for New Urban Park

City of Boise

Entry Deadline: Aug. 7

150 N Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702

Questions/Clarifications: Laura Sanders, [email protected]

DEADLINE: 07 August 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time

ARTIST BUDGET: $150,000 – $200,000

Boise City invites public artists to apply for an opportunity to join a project team to collaborate with and lead on the design and fabrication of public artwork(s) to be integrated into a new urban park in the Westside District of Downtown Boise. Up to three artists may be selected from this Request for Qualifications as finalists who will be invited to enter an interview process. Finalist artists will be interviewed by the project’s stakeholder group and selection committee and the selected artist(s) will be asked to join the project team to develop design options for a unique work or works of art to be integrated into the park.

The selected artist(s) will be compensated up to $200,000 to collaborate with the project design team, provide input on park amenity design, develop design options for artwork(s), formalize the design and respond to feedback from the project team, selection committee and public, fabricate the work, and transport the work to the site. Construction of the footing/anchor system and installation of the work will be coordinated with and managed by Capitol City Development Corporation’s (CCDC) contractor who has an Idaho State Public Works License and will be paid separately—up to $25,000–for installation by City of Boise and/or CCDC.

The City intends to award the contract to one artist; however, the City reserves the right to award to more than one Applicant, or no Applicants if none of the applicants are deemed acceptable.


Please mail or hand deliver the application by August 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to:

The Purchasing Department
Boise City Hall 150 N. Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702

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