Public Art Program — Request For Qualifications (RFQ)

Ray Charles Easley Memorial Sculpture

Deadline to Apply: Monday, April 29, 11:59PM CST

Virtual Info Session: Wednesday, April 10, 12:30pm via Zoom, Register in advance for this meeting

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The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), in partnership with the office of Alderman Christopher Taliaferro and the Chicago Park District invite professional artists and artist teams with a demonstrated history of completing major permanent outdoor public art projects to submit their qualifications for a $150,000 commission remembering community leader Ray Charles Easley and his continuing legacy to be placed in Austin Town Hall Park. (Location is pending Park Enhancement Committee approval).


Request For Qualifications (PDF)