The Town of Barnstable is seeking designs for bike racks to be placed in Bismore Park on Hyannis Harbor. The submission process is open to all visual artists, designers and engineers 18 and older. Only original worked created within the last three years may be submitted.
The designs must be functional and "aesthetically intriguing", according to a release from the town. The racks will be manufactured in galvanized steel with colored powder coating or something comparable and able to withstand the elements. The town will cover the cost of creating the racks.
The specifications for the project are as follows:
A cash prize will be awarded for the winning designs--either $250 if two separate designs are chosen, or $500 if one design is chosen.
Designs are due by Wednesday, January 9, 2013 and should be mailed to the Growth Management Department, c/o Melissa Hersh, Town of Barnstable, 367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. All submissions must include a cover letter with the project name, designer name and contact information, up to four sketches/images of the design on a CD or thumb drive. Jpegs should be 300 dpi resolution, labeled with your project name and a statement about your project of no more than 500 words.
All submissions will be reviewed by committee and a decision will be announced no later than Friday, February 1, 2013.
All submissions become the property of the Town of Barnstable.
Questions may be address to Melissa Hersh at [email protected].