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Artists: ReImagining Works proposals are now being sought to procure original art for the Brookville Branch Library and the New Lebanon Branch Library. Made possible by an anonymous bequest, $20,000 each is earmarked for these two Branch Libraries to commission two to five pieces at each location, specifically conceived for that community and Branch.
Click on the links below to access the complete RFP, including draft architectural renderings of potential art locations.

Brookville Branch Library RFP   ----   New Lebanon Branch Library RFP

The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, March 20, 2015

Submissions: Proposals will only be accepted electronically, in the form of a single pdf of no more than 10 to 12 pages and no more than 10 MB. Proposals must include the following and be organized in the order below:

  1. A sketch and narrative explanation of the proposed artwork
  2. Explanation of relationship between source material and proposed artwork
  3. Size range for suggested location with maximum budget
  4. Four to six images of completed artwork, preferably of similar scale and material
  5. Brief artist's CV or biography (1 to 2 pages maximum)
  6. Send completed proposals to Susan Anable at:

Additional Information: Susan Anable is The Dayton Art Institute's project manager for ReImagining Works. She will hold an informational meeting for artists on Thursday, February 19, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at DAI. Patrick Hillier, AIA, from John Poe Architects will also be there to answer questions. Additionally, Ms. Anable will schedule individual, 15-minute phone calls with artists on Monday, February 23rd from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

ReImagining Works Project Status:
Commissions have been awarded for the new Main Library and the Electra C. Doren, Miami Township and Northwest Branches. The Request for Proposal round for the Kettering-Moraine and Vandalia Branch Libraries will open in April; the RFP for Miamisburg is anticipated to be released in June. Eight additional opportunities will be announced over the next two years. If you plan to submit a proposal for any of the projects, we encourage you to fill out an Intent to Apply form now.

Send completed proposals to Susan Anable



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