PUBLIC ART

1% for Art: Current Projects

For more information on the One Percent for Art Program or any listed project, contact 1% for Art Project Manager J.D. Hutton at jayne.hutton@nebraska.gov or call 402-595-2142; dial toll free at 800-341-4067.

OPEN PROJECTS:

There are no open projects at this time. New projects are posted on this page as they become available.

PENDING PROJECTS:

Oak Bowl Stadium, State College System, Peru State College (Peru, NE)

This project will commission a bronze sculpture celebrating the history of Peru State football which be sited at the newly constructed Oak Bowl Stadium on the college campus in Peru, NE.

The Request For Qualifications (RFQ) deadline tolled on 5/23/14, and was followed by the Selection Committee review of applicants. Three finalists have been selected for further consideration: Ben Hammond (American Fork, UT); Matthew Placzek (Omaha, NE); and Benjamin Victor (Aberdeen, SD). The artist selection for this commission is anticipated to be announced in August 2014.

Budget: $70,000 (appx.)

Bridges Program, State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (Hastings, NE)

The project will commission a sculpture for exterior display on the grounds of the newly constructed Bridges Program community development in Hastings, NE. The Selection Committee held an Invitational Call to Hastings area artists. Artist Tom Kreager of Hastings was selected and has been contracted for the commission. Artwork installation is expected in August of 2014.

Budget: $7,000 (appx.)



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