City of Knoxville Public Arts Committee
Artist Opportunities

Request for Qualifications: Deadline January 16, 2018, 5:00 PM, Eastern Time.

The City of Knoxville’s Public Arts Committee invites artists (and artist teams) to submit a statement of qualifications for iconic, site-specific, permanently installed public art to be located in the public space, currently named Cradle of Country Music Park, located at the corner of Summit Hill Drive and Gay Street in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.  Up to five (5) finalists will be selected to participate in a site visit, develop a proposal, and return for interviews.  Coordination will be required with the selected landscape architect for site design in tandem with the artwork.  The maximum project budget for artwork for this project is $500,000.  Artists who have experience designing and completing projects with a similar budget and scope are encouraged to apply.

Please click here to view the full RFQ, which includes project details, requirements for submission, application form, and more.  Please click here for additional images of the site and site map.

Addendum #1 to RFQ

For all questions, please call (865) 523-7543 or email



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