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2022-2023 Public Art Campaign 

Moab Arts, a municipally funded Arts Center in the City of Moab, facilitates public art projects throughout the year. Seven projects were accepted and will be installed in the Spring of 2023.

2022-2023 Public Art Review Criteria

CALL TYPE: Public Art Proposals

Funding Available: $12,500


 

REQUIRED PROJECTS*:

  • Planter Mosaic at the Moab Arts Building

  • Painted Piano

  • *these were required this year as a part of our NEA Project Grant  

CRITERIA:

  • Community Fit - popularity of project, will the Moab community enjoy the work, can it be in a space where the majority of the community and tourists will be able to view the work

  • Unique Project - filling a gap in the community public art collection 

  • Project Lifespan - how long will it last with minimal upkeep

  • Able to Accommodate - Is it doable for Moab Arts to facilitate the project (scope locations, prepare contracts, facilitate street closure if necessary, installation preparation) 

  • Doable in Timeframe - is the project at a scale that the artist will be able to complete in the given timeframe, will materials be available in time, etc. 

  • Skills and Experience of the Artist - will the public art project be a quality piece to add to the collection in Moab

 

SCORING AND RANKING
Each category is scored 1-5 and the average score helps us to the initial ranking of the projects. Once they are scored and ranked, we compare them to the available budget. This year we wanted to be able to fund 4-5 projects.


PROJECT TIMELINE

Applications Accepted Starting: August 15, 2022

Applications Due: November 1, 2022

Applicants Notified by December 1, 2022 

Work must be completed by mid-June 2023

Contact Email:  marcadmin@moabcity.org

Contact Phone: 435-259-6272

SELECTED PROJECTS for the 2022/2023 YEAR:

  • Dinosaur Themed Planter Mosaic at the Moab Arts Building by Scott Brunmeier

  • White Lined Sphynx Moth Mural by Ingrid Payne (location TBD)

  • Portrait Photo Installation by Samantha Metzner

  • Crosswalk by Bitsy Tatera 

  • River Otter Mural by Pine Bones (location TBD)

  • Fairy Shrimp and Trilobites Painted Piano by Scott Brunmeier

  • Painted Dumpster at the Moab Arts Center by PiMo

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