Utah Public Art Program Seeks Artists to Work on New Liquor Store Opening in East Sandy

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utah Public Art Program of the Division of Arts and Museums, along with the Division of Facilities and Construction Management and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) , are looking for artists interested in creating artwork for DABC’s new liquor store opening in East Sandy.

The Public Art Program was established by the Utah State Legislature in 1985 as part of the Percent-for-Art-Act, which provides 1% of construction costs for public art projects. New or refurbished condition to order or acquire artwork.

Artists from Utah or other western states are encouraged to submit letters of interest, along with their qualifications, for the creation of their public artwork.

The DABC Art Selection Committee will be looking for artwork that draws on or is inspired by the context of the community and Salt Lake City. The artwork may include “services offered by DABC, architecture and/or the beautiful landscape of Utah for example,” according to a press release.

The committee is primarily interested in interior wall work, but may consider other mediums.

The deadline for submitting materials for the project is February 18, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (MST).

Applications can be submitted here.

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Kayleen C. Rice