Arts Davidson County is taking it's 3rd annual ART NOTION to the streets of Uptown Lexington during it's Art Summer Stroll August 16th. Artwork from this call will be placed in the Civic Center as well as in local businesses in the Uptown area.

During the Art Summer Stroll on August 16th the Community will pick up an Art Crawl map beginning at 5pm at the Edward C. Smith Civic Center which will direct them to art and music/dance performances throughout Uptown Lexington.

Call to artist information 


· Department City Administration

· Category ALL CITY BID and RFP SOLICITATIONS, Service RFPs only

· RFP Number 06282019

· Start Date 06/10/2019 8:45 AM

· Close Date 06/28/2019 2:00 PM

· RFP Post Status Open



The City of Lexington is looking to engage a photographer to create a black & white artistic photography display in the administrative area of City Hall.  The intent is to capture the essence, educate and convey the complexity of approximately twenty-plus professional disciplines that work within city government, municipally owned utility services and golf course.  The images are to be used for marketing promotions focused on economic development for the community.

This project will require interaction with the City Administration team and City workforce to stage various worksites, over a timeframe to be negotiated with general target deadline August 31, 2019.

Name of Venue:  Display in City Administration area of City Hall  

Work Media:  Photography in black & white, high resolution

Entry Requirements:  Sample(s) of black & white photography of an individual or group of individuals, preferably capturing work-in-action without revealing faces.

Include required fee structure.


1. Cover letter describing interest in this opportunity and a brief summary of professional expertise and/or extent of leisure activity passion for photography.
2. No more than ten (10) digital images. Images should be presented in JPEG format with image set to 300 dpi resolution.
3. Optional:  artist resume including biography, educational background, and portfolio or exhibition record.

RFP Due:  June 28, 2019 2:00pm

Selection Process:  Proposals will be reviewed by committee.

Notification to artist:  Selection process results anticipated to be available Jul 10, 2019 (contingent upon number of proposals submitted).

Accepted Artwork:  Minimum requirement 8X10 printed photographs.  However, artist may suggest recommended City Hall display options.

Delivery: City Administration in City Hall, 28 West Center Street Lexington, NC 27292

Exhibit or Event Ends: City workforce display intended for minimum of three years, also used for marketing promotional material to encourage economic development.

Contact:  Terra Greene, City Manager for the City of Lexington by email at or call 336-248-3910 if you require additional information.

The City of Lexington encourages the participation of minority and historically underutilized business enterprises. The City of Lexington reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

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