The University of Dayton (UD), supported by The Contemporary Dayton (The Co), is seeking submissions for qualifications from artists to create new large-scale 2D or 3D wall work OR submit existing work for UD’s new performing and visual arts center, The Roger Glass Center for the Arts. There are 4 locations identified for commissioned workArtists interested in contributing to the new performing and visual arts center now have until July 1, 2023, to submit their application, available at codayton.org/events/calls-for-entry.
The Co is administering the RFQ through their ArtSource program, providing consultation, commissions, and installation of artist’s work for local business and non-profit organizations. The University of Dayton Roger Glass Center for the Arts seeks to bring together the vibrant artistic community and provide a space that nurtures creativity and innovation. The Center is seeking both large-scale 2D and 3D artwork, showcasing the talents of local and national artists.
Interested artists can choose to create new large-scale 2D or 3D wall works specifically for the Roger Glass Center for the Arts or submit existing works that align with the center’s vision. The center offers four locations for commissioned works, providing artists with a range of possibilities to make their artistic mark.
• Artists must be at least 18 years old.
• Must live (or have lived) in the Dayton Area
• UD Faculty and Alumni are encouraged to apply.
• Artists must have documented experience
completing comparable projects on time and on budget.
• Artists must have 3 references (names and contact information required)
• Members of The Committee are ineligible to apply.
RFQ Selection Criteria
• RFQs will be blind-juried (artist’s names will be hidden).
• Quality and scale of past work.
• Thoughtful, understandable, and creative vision of Concept Document.
Phase II: Final Designs
Semi-finalist Artists will be selected to submit a final design. Semi-finalists will also be invited to a site visit and tour to ask questions to inform the artwork proposal.
RFQ SUBMISSION DEADLINE July 1, 2023
SEMI-FINALIST NOTIFICATION July 2023
SEMI-FINALIST SUBMISSION DEADLINE August 2023
WINNING DESIGN AWARDS: $2,500-$7,500 per location including all materials
PRODUCTION September-October, 2023
INSTALLATION & EVENT October 2023
For more information about the Roger Glass Center for the Arts and to access the RFQ guidelines, please visit codayton.org/events/calls-for-entry.