The Monroe County Art in Public Places Committee and Florida Keys Council of the Arts invites visual artists to become pre-qualified for its public art program.
The Monroe County Art in Public Places Ordinance mandates that one percent (1%) of new County building construction costing a minimum of $500,000 and renovations costing a minimum of $100,000 be set aside to fund this program.
The AIPP Committee reviews and recommends projects to the Board of County Commissioners, and is responsible for the commission and purchase of art.
The application is available HERE.
Artists must be "pre-qualified" through this process IF they are interested in applying for any upcoming COUNTY projects especially and including KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EXPANSION.
Application requirements include an Artist Statement, CV/resume, 5 to 10 images of recent artwork, an application and a cover page.
Please see the application for further details on how to complete.
The application deadline is
Thursday, September 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Please read through the RFQ for instructions on how to submit your application electronically. You cannot mail or drop off your application.
Artists must meet the criteria in the initial application process to become pre-qualified. Pre-qualified artists will then be eligible to receive all
Request for Proposals (RFP's) issued by Monroe County for 5 years, as well as for the City of Key West's Public Art Program.
Please share this opportunity with any artists who may be interested in becoming pre-qualified for our program.
If you have qualified in the past and are unsure of your status, please email Elizabeth Young.
Elizabeth Young, Executive Director
Public Art Administrator