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Sunday, January 29, 2017

RFQ for Mauldin Public Art Trail 2017: Feb 27 DEADLINE

2015 Selected Artist: Joey Manson*, The Depot, welded and forged steel, paint
 The City of Mauldin and the Mauldin Cultural Council in Mauldin, SC invite all South Carolina based visual artists, working solo or as a team, to submit qualifications for the Mauldin Public Art Trail. The selected artist/team will create work in any medium that reflects the specific theme “Appreciation of Diversity”. The maximum budget for the project is $15,000 – inclusive of all artist fees, materials, travel, and construction. The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 27, 2017 at 5pm. Please read the entire RFQ for more information.

The work should highlight diversity in a positive and unifying manner. The RFQ, application and history of the trail can be found online at

The deadline for submissions is February 27, 5 p.m.

Calendar: 2017 Public Art Trail
  • Application / RFQ due by 5pm (or postmarked by): Monday, February 27, 2017
  • Two (2) Finalists selected: Friday, March 10, 2017
  • Finalists submit conceptual models/drawings: Friday, April 7, 2017
  • Artist selected for commission, contract issued, final design / fabrication can begin: Friday, April 14, 2017 (selection notice) | Monday, April 17, 2017 (City Council meeting)
  • Unveiling / Final Installation: Mid-December 2017
Any questions should be directed to: Keira Kitchings at the Office of Cultural Affairs, (864) 335-4862 or

All submissions should be delivered to:

Office of Cultural Affairs – City of Mauldin
PO Box 249
Mauldin, SC 29662
Or via email to

The selection committee will consist of members from the board of the Mauldin Cultural Council and City of Mauldin staff. The selection committee will notify artist(s) of their standing and with any necessary updates primarily by email.

*Joey Manson is a Senior Lecturer in the Art Department at 
Clemson University.
To see more of his work, please go to:

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