Request For Qualifications Summary
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (“Authority” or “SAN”) seeks Statement of Qualifications (“SOQ”) from artists or artist teams (“Artist”, also known as “Respondent”, or “Applicant”) to design, fabricate, transport and deliver their artwork to San Diego International Airport (“Airport”). The Authority will install the Artist’s permanent artwork in conjunction with the Artist providing artwork installation consulting services. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply.
The Airport Development Plan (“ADP”) is the Authority’s planning effort to determine the future needs and plans of the Airport through 2035. The centerpiece of the ADP is the replacement of Terminal 1 with a contemporary and more efficient facility with up to thirty (30) gates. In addition, the ADP includes airfield enhancements and major improvements to roadways serving the Airport that will help reduce traffic congestion.
This solicitation contains six (6) unique public art opportunities (“Projects”), including three (3) Projects that will be displayed pre-security, and three (3) Projects that will be displayed post-security. The Artist selected for each Project will collaborate closely with the Authority’s Design Build Team throughout the design, construction, and installation process. The Artist can submit on one (1) or more Project(s), however, no Artist will be selected for multiple Projects.
Project 1: Airport Gateway Artwork. Estimated Budget: $2,100,000
Project 2: Vertical Ticketing Artwork. Estimated Budget: $640,000
Note: Applicants to this opportunity must agree to serve as a mentor to an emerging artist through the Under the Wing Mentorship Program.
Project 3: Outdoor Plaza Artwork. Estimated Budget: $520,000
Project 4: Recomposure Area Artwork. Estimated Budget: $376,000
Project 5: Food Hall Interactive Artwork. Estimated Budget: $580,000
Project 6: Family Play Area. Estimated Budget: $385,000
For complete details and instructions on how to apply visit san.org/business
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