Open Imagination
 July 18, 2022
University of Illinois Art in Architecture at Freer Hall

HOW TO APPLY: For artists and artist‐led teams who are interested in this project, a complete PDF copy of the Call for Artwork document is available via email. Send a request for this document to The Art in Architecture (AIA) Program of the University of Illinois, Facilities & Services is pleased to announce a Request for Artwork (RFA). Professional artists are invited to submit images of available work to be considered for the permanent original public art at the University of Illinois Urbana‐Champaign (UIUC). Artists’ work may also be considered for custom or commissioned work. This call seeks artwork for the Freer Hall ‐ Pool Infill Renovation in Urbana, Illinois. The renovation is now complete. Freer Hall was built in 1930. A major north addition was added in 1968, which has been recently renovated to a state-of-the-art facility. Included in this renovation project was the infill of the existing swimming pool and build out of new research, teaching, and office space within the existing swimming pool area. The objective of the art is to advance what goes on within the department and make the space better for students who spend time in the facility. While not required, the artwork could speak to one or more of the following ideas: Human movement, Health, Wellness, Strength, Rehabilitation, Community Health. Artwork in the gym area should provide inspiration. Colorful scenic imagery is encouraged. DEADLINE: July 18, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. Central