The Metropolitan Transit Authority's "Arts for Transit" program is accepting applications from artists as part of the renovations that are being planned for the Pelham Train Station. All application must be postmarked by Friday, Sept. 14.
Editor's note. The deadline has been extended to Friday, Sept. 21.
The commissioned artist will create designs that will be reproduced in metal to be installed at the station’s platform railings and entrance canopy. An approved fabricator will be translating the selected artwork into metal, so an artist's experience with the material will not be taken into consideration during the selection process.
The budget for the design and fabrication of the artwork is estimated to be in the range of $100,000 to $110,000. The budget includes an artist fee of up to 20 percent of the ﬁnal project costs. As part of this fee, the selected artist will be required to submit a budget, produce completed designs, and oversee the fabrication and installation of the artwork.
There will be four ﬁnalists will be selectedand they will be given site speciﬁcations and a detailed overview of the project to create a proposal for original artwork for the station. An honorarium of $1000 will be paid for each proposal. Only one artist will be commissioned.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (212) 878-7492 with any additional questions.
Pelham Art Center Opens "Anywhere But Here" Friday
The will open from 6:30 p.m to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14, with a free reception and all-age art workshop.
The exhibition will be on view through Oct. 27, and it is free and open to the public. For more information about Pelham Art Center, call 914 738 2525 or visit www.pelhamartcenter.org.