Public Art Opportunity in Nebraska / December 20

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This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) competition is open to all professional public artists or artist teams thoughout the United States. Artists from diverse backgrounds and Nebraska artists are encouraged to apply.
RFQ SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 20, 2017
BUDGET: $34,000
ABOUT:  The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, which opened in June of 2017, has changed forever the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. By harnessing the most advanced biomedical and technological tools available, they are increasingly identifying the drivers behind cancer and creating precise therapies that improve outcomes.
Through the use of genomics and other new diagnostic tools, the cancer center employs precision medicine to customize therapies and care for each cancer patient. While all forms of cancer are treated at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, because of their prevalence in society and the center’s potential to have a significant impact in its treatment, the following focus areashave been selected:
Breast Cancer and Other Women’s Cancers, Head and Neck Cancers, Leukemia and Lymphoma, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic andGastrointestinal Cancers, and Prostate Cancer.
At the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, healing is more than medicine.
The Healing Arts program exists to create environments that support and comfort people through the diverse art opportunities and experiences. The Healing Arts program will be comprised of a growing list of elements to help reduce pain perception, anxiety, stress, loneliness and depression and to provide new insight and clarify feelings about a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

 

For more information please visit the website: http://www.artscouncil.nebraska.gov/opportunities/for-artists/1-for-art.html