: Michigan-based artist to create approximately 16 hand-crafted awards for the 2009 Michigan Downtown Conference awards ceremony.
: Deadline for Letter of Interest - May 15, 2009
: Awards to be presented at 2009 Michigan Downtown Conference in Lansing, Michigan on September 15 – 16th.
: The ideal artist/design firm/partnership will be based in Michigan and have experience in hand-crafting products to represent the positive image of Michigan downtowns.
Michigan Based Work
: The artist (design firm or partnership) must assure that the design, creation and production of awards will be done in Michigan. The selected artist will be asked to provide supporting documentation.
: The artist should be willing to consider in-house production photos taken for MDC conference related press releases and website usage.
Budget and Scope
: • Must commit to designing/creating/producing approximately 16 awards of similar scale, material, design and scope. • Ideal final product will be representative of the creativity, collaboration and healthy competition that supports the social and economic health within Michigan’s downtowns. • Total project, from design to production, is non-negotiable and may not exceed $1,000 (one-thousand dollars). Cost overruns or change orders will not be considered.
: Selected artist will be notified by June 1, 2009. Finished product must be delivered to the MDC @ Michigan State Housing Development Authority, 735 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48912 by September 1st, 2009. The rest of the details: