PROJECT INTENT

The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo is seeking bids to photograph 18 sculptures in the City of Toledo’s Public Art collection. Use

of the photos include an upcoming printed brochure, updates to The Arts Commission website and other promotional and marketing materials.

A map of the locations for each sculpture can be found here:

https://tinyurl.com/y3rde5sb

ELIGIBILITY

The project is open to all artists, age 18 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, military status, sexual

orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disability.

TIME LINE:

• September 11, 2019 Bid Request Launched

• October 25, 2019 Deadline for Submission of Bids

• November 1, 2019 Project Awarded

• November 29, 2019 Project Files Due

The Arts Commission reserves the right to change the project timeline. Depending on the schedule of the selected contractor and that of The Arts Commission, the project start date may be changed and will be mutually agreed upon.

PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS

The project asks for 2 shots; a professional and a creative presentation per piece for a total of 36 images.

• Images should be free of distracting visuals and be professionally edited and presented.

• Images should clearly represent the work of art being documented.

HOW TO APPLY

REQUIRED MATERIALS

o Letter of Interest: The letter should be no more than one page and should explain the artist’s interest in the project.

o Cost for the Project: The budget should include a clear breakdown of each line item as well as a total cost.

o Link to Portfolio: Please include a working link to a professional portfolio or website with clear representations of your work.

WHERE TO SUBMIT MATERIALS

Send bid submissions to http://bit.ly/2lHGtc1

DEADLINE

All submissions must be received by 11:59pm on September 25th, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact Nathan Mattimoe, Art in Public Places Coordinator of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo

at 419-254-2787 or at nmattimoe@theartscommission.org.

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