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Request for Proposals for Commissioned Art

Cascadian Terrace LP

Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting proposals for commissioned art for the community space at Cascadian Terrace located in Portland, OR. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit and artists from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged.  All media will be considered with attention to art that is safe and durable.

Cascadian Terrace is an existing 4 level affordable apartment complex owned by Community Development Partners. The complex is undergoing a complete renovation. Cascadian Terrace will include artwork that celebrates the values and culture of the community and that affords the tenants a serene and welcoming atmosphere to call home. The central community space will be home to a commercial kitchen and resident food pantry along with seating and gathering spaces for residents.

Space:

There is one wall space approximately 18 feet long by 9 feet high to accommodate art. We are open to revisiting or extending the placement of the commissioned art based on submissions. We are seeking art that embraces the vision of community, food and culinary history of residents, and is designed to be a permanent part of the space.

Please submit the following to admin@kentartbroker.com

Include Cascadian Terrace Commission in your email subject line.

Inspiration

·     Soothing and pleasing that expands variety and interest. 

·     Possible influences, abstract or representational, may include, but are not limited to: 

o   Portland everyday life, activities, and scenes of the surrounding area

o   Imagery that honors and represents the diverse, multicultural communities of N/NE Portland, Oregon, and beyond.

o   Imagery that reflects long-lasting values promoting positivity

o   Imagery that evokes a sense of home and vibrant, healthy, thriving communities.

o   Imagery that responds to the themes of food, cooking and sharing of culinary history of the residents.

Submission 

·     A current resume or CV

·     A written proposal informing us of the imagery/concept, size, medium, and installation method.

·     A sketch of the proposed art.

·     A budget that includes materials, installation, delivery, and artist time not to exceed $5000.

o  Retail price is: Artist net (60%, including delivery) + Broker commission (40%)

·     Up to 10 images of past relevant work to support your proposed piece.

o  Images should be named:

o   Last Name_Title_Size - Example: Tempest_Kent_24x36x1.5”

o   Example: 18 gauge laser cut aluminum installed using cleats and security hardware.

Requirements

·     All photos, paintings and other works of art must be original and the submitting artists 
must have all rights to the images.

Timeline 

Submissions will be due no later than April 12th, 2019

Selected Artists will be notified by April 23rd,2019

Artist to install art on or about July 31, 2019

Submissions larger than 15MB will be rejected by our email – please send multiple emails or reduce the size of your images. 

Please read our Artist FAQsfor more information on submitting.

For questions please email us at admin@kentartbroker.com 

To download a PDF of this call please click here.

 

Call for Art

Cascadian Terrace LP

 Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for 2-D art for Cascadian Terrace located in 
Portland, OR. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit and artists from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged. 

Cascadian Terrace is an existing 4 level affordable apartment complex owned by Community Development Partners. The complex is undergoing a complete renovation. Cascadian Terrace will include artwork that celebrates the values and culture of the community and that affords the tenants a serene and welcoming atmosphere to call home. The central community space will be home to a commercial kitchen and resident food pantry along with seating and gathering spaces for residents.

Please submit the following to admin@kentartbroker.com

Include Cascadian Terrace in your email subject line. 

Submission 

·     A current resume or CV

·     Up to 10 images of available 2-D artwork (paintings, drawings, prints, metal, mixed media)

o  Images should be named:

o   Last Name_Size_Retail Price - Example: Kent_24x36_$800

o  Retail price is: Artist net (60%, including delivery) + Broker commission (40%)

o  Please inform us of the medium, substrate and framing information of all artwork

o   Example: All paintings are oil on 2” cradled panel, unframed

Inspiration

·     Soothing and pleasing that expands variety and interest 

·     Possible influences, abstract or representational, may include, but are not limited to: 

o   Portland everyday life, activities, and scenes of the surrounding area

o   Imagery that honors and represents the diverse, multicultural communities of N/NE Portland, Oregon, and beyond.

o   Imagery that reflects long-lasting values promoting positivity.

o   Imagery that evokes a sense of home and vibrant, healthy, thriving communities.

o   Imagery of the Pacific Northwest and it’s natural environment.

Requirements

·     All photos, paintings and other works of art must be original and the submitting artists 
must have all rights to the images.

Timeline 

Submissions will be due no later than May 31, 2019

Selected Artists will be notified by June 17, 2019

Artist to deliver art by July 24, 2019

Submissions larger than 15MB will be rejected by our email – please send multiple emails, use dropbox or reduce the size of your images.

Please read our Artist FAQsfor more information on submitting.

For questions please email us at admin@kentartbroker.com

To download a PDF of this call please click here.

Call for Art

Isabella Court II

Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for 2-D wall-hanging art for Isabella Court II located in
Vancouver, WA. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit; Vancouver, WA artists are especially encouraged.

Isabella Court is a two-phase development of 98 total apartments located within Vancouver’s Fourth Plain Corridor.

Isabella Court II will include artwork that reflects the community and afford the tenants a serene and welcoming atmosphere to call home. This second phase will focus on families.

Please submit the following to admin@kentartbroker.com

Include Isabelle Court in your subject line.

Submission

  • A current resume or CV

  • Up to 10 images of available 2-D artwork

    • Images should be named:

  • Last Name_Size_Retail Price - Example: Kent_24x36_$800

    • Retail price is: Artist net (60%, including delivery) + Broker commission (40%)

    • Please inform us of the medium, substrate and framing information of all artwork

  • Example: All paintings are oil on 2” cradled panel, unframed

Inspiration

  • Soothing, pleasing and tasteful that expands variety and interest

  • Possible influences may include, but are not limited to:

    • Vancouver city life & scenes

    • Scenic views of & from Vancouver

    • Images of the natural environment in the Pacific NW such as the Columbia Gorge, Mountains and Coastline.

    • Family life and healthy lifestyles

    • Diverse and non-traditional family groups.

Requirements

  • All photos, paintings and other works of art must be original and the submitting artists
    must have all rights to the images.

Proposed Timeline

Submissions will be due no later than May 16, 2019

Selected Artists will be notified May 31, 2019

Artist to deliver art in late June 28, 2019

Please read our Artist FAQs for more information on submitting.

For questions please email us at admin@kentartbroker.com

To download a PDF of this call please click here.