ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY SEEKING AIRPORT ART EXHIBIT TO WELCOME G20 SUMMIT
PITTSBURGH, PA – The Allegheny County Airport Authority is requesting proposals from arts organizations to display at Pittsburgh International Airport in time for the G20 Summit.
“This is an exciting opportunity to promote our region’s art and culture. We are seeking proposals for a temporary art exhibit to welcome guests visiting for the G20 Summit. Pittsburgh International Airport is the front door to our region, and the Allegheny County Airport Authority wishes to make the facility welcoming to world leaders, international guests, and news media,” said Bradley D. Penrod, Executive Director, Allegheny County Airport Authority.
The Temporary Art Exhibition: Showcase G20 is a component of the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Art Program. The Art in the Airport Program manages a permanent art collection of style, diversity, and beauty to be enjoyed by our traveling public and employees, and promotes temporary exhibitions to enhance the airport environment.
The Request for Proposals is open to organizations, groups and individuals engaged in the arts and culture of the Pittsburgh region who are interested in developing a temporary exhibition for the Submissions for Temporary Art Exhibition: Showcase G-20 should address this audience in a creative and welcoming manner. The exhibition will run from September 1, 2009 through January 8, 2010.
The deadline for submission is Friday, August 1. An honorarium of $2,500 will be awarded the selected exhibitor to cover exhibit expenses. Submissions are reviewed and recommended by an Airport Art Panel and will be approved by the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors.
The RFP and a description of the display areas are here : RFP. For more information, contact JoAnn Jenny at 412-472-3517.