Each year, USGBC Maryland recognizes exceptional green building projects and outstanding green building leaders at the Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building. We are looking for a local Maryland Artist who can help create a unique award piece that incorporates sustainable materials while representing the USGBC Maryland’s membership, community and mission. Please see additional criteria below regarding award creation and selection:
Inquiry: Local Maryland artist to create self-supporting/ self-standing single unit award.
Materials: Incorporate local/ recycled/ sustainable/ reclaimed elements & materials. Award must be durable for transportation/ mailing. Exclude glass from creation.
Quantity: 32 total awards, with the possibility of several more
Budget: ~$150 each (negotiable)
Size: Base – No larger than 5″; Height – 7″ max
Plaque: Award must have space for engraved, plastic plaque — Plaque size: ~1-1/2″ x 4-3/4″. Plaques will be provided by USGBC MD. It will be the artist’s responsibility to secure plaques on the awards.
Timeframe: **Awards required by January 2014.
Please reply back by Monday, 8/12/13, if you would be interested in this great opportunity.
We would like to request sketches of award ideas by Monday, 8/26/13. Once an artist & award is chosen, we will request a mock-up for review by the committee.