Together with the city of Buffalo, Allen Street is a Phase II of infrastructure and street venues, “invitation to artists“It started. The public art scene is the first place in the micropark, at the intersection where Allen meets Wadsworth. For many years it was an unused place, which is unfortunate because it’s full of possibilities. The micropark acts as a buffer between Allen Street and the Park Days community.In the perfect world, this isn’t considered a “buffer” enough because it’s a garden holiday park … or a “transition space.” After all, Allentown is one of the settings. commercial art is all over Buffalo and Park Days was rebuilt by Frederick Lowe Olmsted in 1887 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.Therefore, it is very important that a distinctive work of art is created / installed on the site. Below are the details:
Public Arts Budget: $ 100,000
The total amount of procurement, planning, design, construction and installation of mass art should not exceed the amount of the above dollars. The distribution of funds is determined by the type of art and the cost of the work submitted. Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11am EST. Description: The purpose of this public work is to create a representative of the destination according to the photographs of Allentown – Dakes Park and the location of Wadsworth. Questions: Executive Director Emerson Barr, Buffalo Arts Commission email@example.com (716) 851-5027
The successful artistic proposal selected for this project will include:
- Its space / level may include the color field conditions
- Keep or increase the greens
- Make the light on the ground, or above, or both
- Keep transparent eye lines that allow fluid to move through space
- It is a toy and fun for all ages
- Street methods are used, such as chairs, which are not known in terms of shape and form.
- The community is activated
- Awesome in all seasons
All types of art, including landscape art, are considered. The work should contribute to the park’s landscape of the days, the surrounding space, designed by Frederick Loom Olmsted. The need for shade and privacy of dwellings that are immediately adjacent to the location should be considered. The preservation and sustainability of a work of art or landscape design is considered.
The proposed works are to be installed on the Buffalo City Highway, next to Dake Park, Allen Street and Wadsworth Street. The geographical coordinates of this location are 42 ° 53’58.2 ″ N 78 ° 52’47.8 ″ W.
Artists are encouraged to visit the project site before submitting. See appendix for a project site map. This location is located inside the Park Days Park building. The right of way will be to replace the trees. Depending on the presentation of the chosen art, the surface may remain brick or possibly another level. The statue of Brad Wales, on the right side of the road, should remain intact and remain in its present location.
- Ask questions about this invitation to artists (optional) Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11am EST.
- Proposals will be available on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11am EST.
- Election of the Public Arts Committee May-June 2021 Buffalo City Contract performance with artist Summer 2021.