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Thursday, July 10, 2014

UNT Student Union Update

The UNT Student Union Percent for Art projects are in the final stage of review and selection processes. Finalists have submitted proposals. When proposals are approved and finalized, we will announce the new commissions.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

DISCOVERY PARK AND UNT BUSINESS SERVICE CENTER

The UNT Art in Public Places Committee announces three new open Calls for Proposals:

Please submit proposals visa the UNT Artist Registry.

Artists and Designers are invited to submit proposals for the following three projects. For more information, please click below to download each project's Call for Proposals.

Please contact project manager Robert Caslin with any questions.

UNT Business Service Center at Woodhill
All inclusive budget: $23,000
Deadline: July 9, 2014

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This call is closed.

The University of North Texas Art in Public Places Committee seeks to purchase artworks or commission artists to create original artworks to be located in public areas at the UNT Business Service Center (Woodhill Square Office Complex). This recently renovated site is home to a newly established center designed to improve effectiveness in business operations and services that enable the three system campuses—UNT, UNT Health Science Center, and UNT Dallas—to continue to function as high-quality educational institutions. Services now provided by the Business Service Center at Woodhill include Payroll, Procurement, Purchasing, Client Services, Payments and Travel, Supplier Diversity and Human Resources. Possible locations for artworks include glass enclosed entry vestibules and interior switchback ramps.

Discovery Park D-Wing, College of Engineering
All inclusive budget: $81,000
Deadline: July 9, 2014

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This call is closed.

Discovery Park E-Wing, College of Engineering
All inclusive budget: $13,000
Deadline: July 9, 2014

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This call is closed.

The University of North Texas Art in Public Places Committee seeks to purchase artworks or commission artists to create original artworks to be located in public areas at the UNT Discovery Park complex.  Discovery Park is home to Colleges with various technology and engineering departments. The academic programs include Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Construction Technology and Materials Science. The building is a former Texas Instruments corporate campus, with wide walkways for circulation, numerous atriums illuminated by natural light, and various common areas for students and visitors to congregate. These elements are contained in a generous footprint located on a site north of UNT’s main Denton campus.  Possible locations for artworks include interior walls and atrium spaces.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bruce Hall Cafeteria

The UNT Art in Public Places Committee announces a new open Call for Proposals:

Please submit proposals via the UNT Artist Registry.

Bruce Hall Cafeteria - Proposals due May 22, 2014

All inclusive budget $44,886

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This Call is now closed.


Located at one of the major entry points to the UNT campus, on the corner of Chestnut Street and Avenue C, Bruce Hall is home to a creative community of students. It houses residents of all classifications and majors, but is known for being home to arts students and musicians. Built in 1946, Bruce Hall is the oldest residence hall on campus and boasts a history that includes a handful of famous ex-residents, such as musicians Norah Jones and Don Henley. Bruce Cafeteria, which is one of the busiest dining locations on campus, has been renovated and expanded to seat 664 people, including a covered patio and a new dining hall entryway. This Percent for Art Project has opportunities for a large-scale two-dimensional artwork and/or a small-scale outdoor sculpture or installation.

For more information, please see:

Friday, February 28, 2014

Greek Life Center and Discovery Park

The UNT Art in Public Places Committee announces two new open Calls for Proposals:

Please submit proposals via the UNT Artist Registry.

Greek Life Center - Proposals due March 26, 2014
All inclusive budget $19,000

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This Call is now closed.

Centrally located on Welch Street in Denton, Texas, the Greek Life Center will serve as a dedicated location for UNT's Greek community, allowing organizations to host Greek programs and events for both students and alumni.  In addition to housing the Greek Life staff, the Greek Life Center will provide office space, meeting space, Chapter rooms, and storage areas for the Multicultural Greek Council, Interfraternity Council, Pan-Hellenic Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council.

Discovery Park, College of Engineering - Proposals due March 26, 2014
All inclusive budget $23,000

Click here to download the Call for Proposals. This Call is now closed.

The University of North Texas Art in Public Places Committee seeks to purchase artworks or commission artists to create original artworks to be located in public areas at the UNT Discovery Park complex.  Discovery Park is home to Colleges with various technology and engineering departments.  The academic programs include Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Construction Technology and Materials Science. The building is a former Texas Instruments corporate campus, with wide walkways for circulation, numerous light wells illuminated by natural exterior light, and various common areas for students and visitors to congregate. These elements are contained in a generous footprint located on a site north of UNT's main campus. 
  


Friday, January 10, 2014

UNT Student Union Project Update

Thank you to all the artists who responded to the RFQ for the Percent for Art Project at the new UNT Student Union. We're experiencing a delay in starting our review process, but we are almost ready to start and expect to contact artists in February or March who are selected to submit a proposal. Please remember, as stated in the RFQ, we will contact only those artists who are selected to go to the next phase of the application process. We want to keep everyone informed, so please check back for updates on our progress.

Again, thank you for your time and effort and for the work you do.


Thursday, October 31, 2013

Deadline Extended, UNT Student Union RFQ for Artists

The deadline for artists to submit applications in response to the UNT Student Union RFQ752-13-114223-CC (artwork commissions) has been extended a second time, from Friday, November 1, 2013 to Friday December 6, 2013. The revised overall estimated timeline is as follows, with additional changes possible after the submission deadline to accommodate the selection process. All updates to the schedule will be posted at http://untappc.blogspot.com.

Estimated UNT Student Union Percent for Art Project Timeline
(Revised a 2nd time since the original UNT Student Union RFQ, dated September 4, 2013):

Artist Commission RFQ posted, September 4, 2013
Written Inquiries must be received by, September 20, 2013
Responses to Inquiries will be posted by, September 27, 2013
Artist Applications Due (postmarked), December 6, 2013
Artist Selection Committee Review, Dec 16, 2013 - Jan 8, 2014
Notification and Invitation to Submit a Proposal, Jan 2014
Visits to UNT to review site locations, Spring 2014
Proposals Due (a more detailed schedule will be provided), Spring 2014
Final Notification, Summer 2014
Contract Due, Summer 2014
Production, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Installation (in conjunction with FFE), Summer 2015
Grand Opening (artwork must be installed completely), Fall 2015

Please refer to the Q&A posts regarding this RFQ for helpful information about submitting your application. Thank you!


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Art in Public Places Project Managers RFQ

UNT Art in Public Places Program: Project Manager Positions

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

We invite arts professionals living in the United States to submit qualifications to facilitate Percent for Art Projects on the UNT campus in Denton, Texas. Two positions are open. One position will facilitate four commissioned artworks for the UNT Student Union. One position will facilitate seven individual percent for art projects at different locations on campus. Please see the link below to review the full RFQ, including instructions for submitting applications.

Click here to download the Project Manager Request for Qualifications.