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City of Moscow Calls for Art

Public Art RFQ - C & Main Couplet

The deadline to submit for the public art project at C & Main streets is July 31! If you have any questions about this project, please contact the Arts Department at 208-883-7036 or To view the complete call, visit the Moscow Arts Submittable page at

The City of Moscow invites artists to submit qualifications for a public art project to be installed in the couplet at C & Main streets. This location is at the northern edge of Moscow’s downtown core, and is an important landmark for locals and visitors alike. 

Artists from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah are eligible to apply for this project. Artists are eligible regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or familial status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and gender expression or identity. Artist teams are eligible to apply, including teams of artists from multiple disciplines. Selection panelists and their immediate family members are not eligible for participation. No artist sitting on a Selection Panel may submit a proposal for the project for which the Selection Panel was formed.

The total amount of funding available for the piece is not to exceed $40,000. Included in this budget are the artist’s fee, travel, fabrication, engineering, materials, installation, documentation, and all other costs accrued by the artist specific to this project.

Project Timeline

May 10 – July 31, 2019    Application Period
August 2019                     Selection Panel will choose 3 artists to create finalized designs
September 2019               3 Artists will create finalized designs
(Each finalist will be paid $1000 for design time and travel expenses.)
October 2019                   Selection Panel and Arts Commission recommend one design to
City Council

How to Apply
To apply and view the complete call, visit the Moscow Arts Submittable page at After selecting the submission opportunity, you must then create a free Submittable account to get started. Your account will allow you to save/review your work before submitting, view your application status, and even find more opportunities at other organizations.

Questions about using Submittable? Contact  

The mission of the Moscow Arts Commission is to enrich the community by celebrating and cultivating the expression of all art forms and culture.

City of Moscow Arts Department

206 E Third Street Moscow, ID 83843

Megan Cherry, Arts Program Manager
(208) 883-7036

DJ Scallorn, Administrative Specialist
(208) 883-7000 x 7204

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