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City seeks art for Republic Square

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Mark Richardson

Art in Public Places, a program of the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, is seeking to commission a professional artist or artist team to create a permanent exterior public artwork for Republic Square Park. Professional visual artists who live and work in the state of Texas are eligible to apply. The total budget for this project is $105,000. The program’s aim is to commis­sion works of art that advance public understanding of visual art and enhance the aesthetic quality of Austin’s public places. An Artist Information Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 16 at the Cultural Arts Division offices, 201 E. 2nd St. Online applications must be submitted by May 21 through

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