Request for Qualifications: Public Art Commissions at ArtHouse, Gary, IN

Request for Qualifications: Public Art Commissions at ArtHouse, Gary, IN

ArtHouse Artistic Director Theaster Gates and project leadership seek qualifications from artists and designers interested in creating temporary, original, site-responsive public artwork(s) for ArtHouse, an underutilized 15,000 square foot facility undergoing renovations in downtown Gary, Indiana. The re-imagined space will be ushered by two public art commissions, Illumination and Surface, each appealing to the catalytic power of art.

Applicants may submit their qualifications as early as December 1, 2015 and as late as January 11, 2016 on Slideroom at There will be two information sessions on the RFQ process. Remote video will be available to interested applicants.

Chicago: Thursday, December 17
4:00-5:00 pm
Arts Incubator ­– 301 E Garfield Blvd.

Gary: December 18
4:00-5:00 pm
Mama Pearl’s – 411 E 5th Ave.

For more information on the RFQ, including guidelines for submission, ArtHouse site images, profile of the City of Gary, RFQ disclosures, and more about the Bloomberg Public Art Challenge, please visit and

Download the information related to this competition here.

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Cite: "Request for Qualifications: Public Art Commissions at ArtHouse, Gary, IN" 07 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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