The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) Public Art Program and Parks and Recreation Department seeks to commission a professional visual artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install artwork for the Westside Pool Project. To access application, go to www.callforentry.org
and look for “City of El Paso Westside Pool Project”
About the Project
The Westside Pool Project is to include an indoor capable competition pool that will host local, sectional, state, and High School swimming competitions as well as programming swimming, water polo, and synchronized swimming. The swimming pool shall comply with the United States of America Swimming (USAS) standards and requirements. The swimming pool facility will be designed to be able to accommodate 840 spectators and 420 athletes. Design features of the building facility will also be compatible with the existing Leo Cancellare Pool.
The Public Art Program is looking for an artist capable of collaborating with the Architectural design team to envision and create a large scaled artwork that integrates with the building’s architecture, reflects the active nature of the building and values of the community that uses it.
All interested artists are encouraged to apply and review further details of the RFQ at www.callforentry.org
and submit application by September 25th by 5:00pm MST
The City of El Paso Public Art Program is seeking to recruit El Paso artists interested in entering the field of public art.
Mid-career and emerging professional artists who have resided in the City of El Paso for a minimum of three (3) years,
and who have a strong interest in gaining expertise in the public art process are encouraged to apply. Artists working in all media are eligible.
No prior public art experience is required. If interested in applying, please see the full details below.