Request for Proposals: Regional Artists for Hotel Project


Mid-America Arts Alliance invites all Artists and Collaborative Artist Teams based in the M-AAA six-state region to submit proposals in order to be considered for the commission of permanent artwork as a part of the Crossroads Hilton Home 2 Suites development.

Project Location

The site is located in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City, Missouri at the Southeast corner of Main and 20th streets.


This competition is open to all artists and design professionals working and/or residing within the Mid-America Arts Alliance region (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas)

Artist Fee

$7000 (Excludes all fabrication and installation expenses)

Design Brief/Scope

Artists/teams are asked to envision permanent designs to enhance new and existing components of the Crossroads Hilton Home 2 Suites development project that includes 5 screens/architectural panels using perforated imaging technology, and a vinyl ‘sticker’ wrap for an existing traffic box/electrical pedestal. Ideally the two designs (screens and wrap) will be complementary. While the artist/team will be expected to provide final refined design files/shop drawings to match required specifications, the Crossroads Hilton Home 2 Suites development group will be responsible for the expense, fabrication, permitting, and installation of the panels and wrap.

A design review committee comprised of arts professionals, neighborhood representatives, the property owners, and other stakeholders will be responsible for selection of the winning design.

Click here for full RFP, including relevant dates and detailed project data and submission procedures.

Where to Submit

Hard copy applications must be sent by mail, express delivered, or hand delivered to:
Mid-America Arts Alliance
c/o Public Art Projects–Hotel
2018 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64108


Submission packages must be received on or before Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by 5 p.m. CST (NOTE: THIS IS NOT A POSTMARK DEADLINE). Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 p.m.