CarolinaEast Health System COVID-19 Memorial Sculpture
The CarolinaEast Health System in conjunction with the Craven Arts Council & Gallery is seeking an artist or team of artists to apply to design and construct a sculpture to be installed for permanent display at CarolinaEast Medical Center’s main campus. Through conversations with several patients and frontline workers, the CarolinEast Health System has decided to move forward with commissioning an artist or team of artists to design and construct a sculpture to memorialize the healthcare professionals at CarolinaEast Health System. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of millions across the globe especially the ill, their loved ones, medical professionals and hospital staff. The emotional challenges of comforting and caring for those in need as well as celebrating the recoveries and morning the losses has taken a toll on every healthcare worker at the CarolinaEast Health System. The sculpture will be installed directly in front of the main entrance shown.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 by 5:00 pm
Notification to artists: on or by June 15, 2021
In person interviews for selected artists: July 1 - 15, 2021
Final Award Announced: July 30, 2021
Completion of Sculpture: On or by July 2022
Download the Full RFP below.
Budget: $15k - $45k ---- Includes all expenses
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists residing in the United States
Where: Main entrance at Carolina East Medical Center
Size of proposed site: 22' x 12' x 6'