People for the Arts is accepting functions for the 2022 Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design. This 12 months the prize will probably be awarded to a civic design skilled—recognized as somebody who primarily works in planning, transportation, or land use growth—who leverages arts-based practices or initiatives to deal with community-driven objectives.
Named after internationally acknowledged philanthropists Jorge M. Pérez and his spouse, Darlene Boytell-Pérez, the Pérez Prize in Public Artwork & Civic Design goals to have a good time and spotlight the work of the people who help, develop, and handle the incorporation of artwork and artists into the designing and constructing of locations throughout america. The purpose of the prize is to have a good time one distinctive particular person on the mid-career degree for his or her regionally carried out contributions that help group growth via the mixing of artwork and artists into the constructed setting.
The chosen particular person will:
- Obtain $30,000, which can be utilized to help challenge work, analysis and growth, skilled growth, or another bills that improve the person’s capacity to proceed doing inventive work to rework the processes and initiatives that make up the constructed setting.
- Get a one-year People for the Arts Particular person Skilled membership.
- Take part within the public announcement for the 2022 awardee in the course of the People for the Arts Annual Convention, at present scheduled to happen Might 18-20 in Washington, D.C.
- Interact in nationwide alternatives to share data, perspective, and expertise with People for the Arts and its nationwide stakeholders, similar to convention shows, engagement in coaching occasions, writer articles or weblog posts, or different alternatives of mutual profit to the awardee and People for the Arts.
Candidates could self-submit or nominate others for the prize. The deadline to use is Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Click here to apply now.
Study extra in regards to the Pérez Prize in Public Artwork & Civic Design here.
People for the Arts is grateful for the help and contribution of Jorge M. Pérez and his spouse, Darlene Boytell-Pérez. For extra data, please go to JMPerezFamilyFoundation.org.
Pictured: “Keep Curious” by Tes One and Bask, commissioned by the Metropolis of Tampa, picture courtesy of the Metropolis of Tampa.