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OmniRide Partners With Keep Prince William Beautiful

Posted: 05/03/2022

 

As part of its continuing mission to promote environmental stewardship resulting in a more sustainable, beautiful and economically thriving Prince William County, Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB) has partnered with the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), Prince William County Neighborhood Services, Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, Amazon Web Services InCommunities, (AWS) and Apple Federal Credit Union (AFCU) to facilitate the installation of public art and to provide litter control services to designated OMNIRIDE bus shelters throughout Prince William County. The goal of this Project is to foster a unique sense of place in each community served. This Project will improve the community and ridership experience by providing dedicated and consistent litter removal and the installation of public artwork that contributes to the interest and aesthetic appeal of designated bus shelters across the County.

 

This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeks artists to create public art for designated OMNIRIDE bus shelters throughout Prince William County with a theme of “ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.” Artists or Artist Teams are invited to submit qualifications to be considered to participate in the public art opportunities described herein. Up to five (5) artists may be selected from this RFQ as finalists who will be invited for a site visit, into the interview process and final selection to create the public art.

 

The attached RFQ can also be found online at https://kpwb.org/programs/beautification/

 

All artists interested in submitting a letter of interest/application for this opportunity are required to attend the requisite virtual informational session on Tuesday May 17, 2022, at 6pmET. Register for the zoom meeting here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsdO2uqj0iHtaMBV6gjOnVPBQHFgeZv2Sr

 

All applications/Letter of interest are due on May 27, 2022 by 5pm ET.