The City of Roanoke and Roanoke Arts Commission  seek artist’s or artist teams’ qualifications to design, fabricate and install a mural or other suitable art under the I 581 bridge located at Tazewell Ave. at Second Street in downtown Roanoke.  This request is strictly for qualifications only.  The art work shall serve as a gateway to and reflect the history and spirit of the Southeast and Belmont Neighborhoods. This project is open to all artists and artist teams, age 18 and over, who are residents of the United States.

The  RFQ and related documents may be obtained during normal business hours from  the Purchasing Division, (540) 853-2871.  This document may be viewed and/or  downloaded  from  the  City of Roanoke Purchasing Division’s Vendor Self  Service  website  at or from the Purchasing Division’s  website  at   If  you  have  any problems accessing  the  documents,  you  may  contact Purchasing at (540) 853-2871 or

The RFQ and Information on the City of Roanoke’s Public Art Program, photographs of the site and a map of area calculations can also be viewed at Click on Current Calls to Artists, then Gateway Art Under the Bridge.

The Deadline for responses is January 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM.

For more information, contact Roanoke Arts and Culture Coordinator, Susan Jennings, at 853-5652 or

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