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The Art of Public Art

Professional Development Workshop for Artists

This workshop is a guide to the Public Art application process in Monroe County.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, August 3 at 3:00 p.m. – The Studios of Key West

Monday, August 8 at TBD – Giorgione’s Fine Art Gallery, Marathon

Thursday, August 10 at 10:00 a.m. – The Studios of Key West

Details & Links

Monroe County Art in Public Places Committee

District I – Nance Frank

District II – Jeffrey Harwell, Vice Chair

District III – Susann D’Antonio, Chair

District IV – Beth Kaminstein

District V – Eric Anderson

Administrative Staff – Florida Keys Council of the Arts

Elizabeth Young, Executive Director

Workshop Guideline:

I. Introductions

II. What is public art? Overall view of public art programs.

         AFTA Best Practices

         Slide Presentation – “Year in Review 2016: Public Art Projects in Florida”

III.   Monroe County’s Art in Public Places program

IV. Artist Qualification Process – Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Application “how-to”.

V. What happens once you are qualified?

A brief overview of the Request for Proposals (RFP) process

VI. Questions & comments.

The Studios of Key West