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The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council, on behalf of the City of Ketchikan, requests concept proposals for public art to be installed on Ketchikan Creek to replace the previous public art piece, a 10 foot long totem of a salmon carved by Jonas Yeltatzie. The budget of $62,750 encompasses all artist expenses for the project. A pre-proposal meeting/teleconference will be held from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 15, at the City Council Chambers Meeting Room. The deadline for proposal's is 5 p.m. Alaska time on Sept. 4.
Ketchikan Creek seeks artist proposals for art installation 081512 NEWS 2 Capital City Weekly The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council, on behalf of the City of Ketchikan, requests concept proposals for public art to be installed on Ketchikan Creek to replace the previous public art piece, a 10 foot long totem of a salmon carved by Jonas Yeltatzie. The budget of $62,750 encompasses all artist expenses for the project. A pre-proposal meeting/teleconference will be held from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 15, at the City Council Chambers Meeting Room. The deadline for proposal's is 5 p.m. Alaska time on Sept. 4.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Story last updated at 8/15/2012 - 1:37 pm

Ketchikan Creek seeks artist proposals for art installation

The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council, on behalf of the City of Ketchikan, requests concept proposals for public art to be installed on Ketchikan Creek to replace the previous public art piece, a 10 foot long totem of a salmon carved by Jonas Yeltatzie. The budget of $62,750 encompasses all artist expenses for the project. A pre-proposal meeting/teleconference will be held from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 15, at the City Council Chambers Meeting Room. The deadline for proposal's is 5 p.m. Alaska time on Sept. 4.

The competition is open to all professional artists. Proposals must be inclusive of all project costs, including: design, travel, shipping, engineering, fabrication, insurance, and an identifying plaque. Proposals must include attached budget worksheet. Preference will be given to Southeast Alaskan artists.

Proposals may be sent to Ketchikan Creek Public Art, City of Ketchikan c/o KAAHC 330 Main Street Ketchikan.

The successful proposal should be respectful of Mr. Yeltatzie's work.

For more information, see: www.KetchikanArts.org.


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