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Port Everglades Entryway Project

DEADLINE: August 15, 2014

Port Everglades Entryway Project: National Call to Artists

In partnership with Port Everglades, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission one or more artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install site specific artwork for the North security checkpoint entry to Port Everglades and at specific locations along Eisenhower Boulevard. One of three Port entry points, this entryway is located south of the entrance to the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. This artwork project is part of the overall relocation of the security checkpoint located on Eisenhower Boulevard. The function of the security checkpoint is to house trained security officers who will admit only persons with port business, port identification and ensure no weapons are brought into the port. Port Everglades, at their discretion may expand the project scope of work to use some or all of the design and art concepts proposed for the Eisenhower Boulevard gate on other existing gates, specifically at Eller Drive and Spangler Boulevard gates, to achieve uniform of imagery at all entryways.

Artist Eligibility
This Call to Artists is open to all professional artists, twenty-one years of age or older; residing in the United States who have completed a minimum of five (5) public art projects with a budget of $25,000 or more and have demonstrated experience completing and coordinating exterior public art installations with construction project managers, and related contractors, engineers and architects. Interested artists should apply only if they are able to complete the project in accordance with the schedule. NOTE: Selected artist(s) or artist teams will be disqualified if unable to obtain a Port identification badge.

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 Duane Hanson Allied Artists Program Pre-Qualified Roster

Duane Hanson sitting with his sculpture at a table.DEADLINE: Ongoing

Call for Broward Residents Only

The Duane Hanson Allied Artist Award Program was established in 1994 to honor internationally recognized artist Duane Hanson, who resided in this community and who was instrumental in encouraging the careers of Broward artists. Mr. Hanson served for many years as a member of the Public Art and Design Committee.

The purpose of the Award Program is to provide local artists the opportunity to assist experienced artists commissioned for major projects of $50,000 or more by the Public Art and Design Program, in order to gain the technical and administrative expertise needed to compete within the field of public art. Allied Artists are matched up with commissioned artists based on their level of experience, artistic medium and general interests. Pre-qualified artists who are chosen for a specific project will be compensated for their service as an Allied Artist.

The responsibilities of Allied Artists include, but are not limited to, coordinating and attending community and agency meetings; conducting research regarding materials, design issues, and building codes; assisting in the coordination and installation of artworks; writing reports, and any other duties requested by the commissioned artist that relate to the design, fabrication and installation of the artwork.

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