Submit Proposals for South Main Public Art

Date: May, 27 2021 Category: Community Development, Notification, Public Works

The City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency is accepting proposals for the Public Art as part of their South Main Street Project (reconstruction).  To be considered, artists or teams will be required to present and submit a detailed conceptual design proposal that includes the following: 

  • To-scale renderings of the proposed artistic enhancement, location, and orientation. 
  • A written description of the materials to be used and written substantiation of their appropriateness. You may be asked to provide samples of the materials at a later date. 
  • A timeline for the design, fabrication, and installation. 
  • A written budget for all project costs.  
  • A brief written narrative describing the concept, theme, and intent of the proposal. 
  • A resume/curriculum vitae.  Examples of prior work of artist/team relating to the proposed work.

The deadline for online proposal submission is Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM (PST) at https://www.santa-ana.org/cd/arts-culture-office/south-main-public-arts-initiative.  Should you have any questions, please contact Gabriela Cramer at the Arts & Culture Office at (714) 647-7626 or GCramer@santa-ana.org.

City staff will review the submission packet and verify all requirements have been met in

order for the application to move on to the design review phase. The Arts & Culture

Commission (ACC) will review designs at their regular meeting.  Proposals will be rated

and discussed publicly.  If budget becomes available, city staff will selects proposal(s)

and conduct interviews with artist(s) or team(s) to discuss implementation and final

design features.


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