Call for Proposals: Public Art at York College, CUNY

Proposals are being sought for Y.I.P.P.I.E. (York Improvement Project for Pride, Involvement, and Empowerment). York College is a senior college located in the diverse neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens in New York City. This call is an opportunity to create a public artwork that embodies a positive vision for the York family of students, faculty, staff and surrounding community.

Three semi-finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges. Models will be made of the semi-finalists and put on display. The winner will be chosen by York College students, faculty and staff. The winner will receive a $500 prize and the opportunity to have their work fabricated and installed permanently in a high traffic area at York College.

There is no fee for entry and all over 18 are eligible to apply. Applications must be mailed or hand-delivered to York College no later than March 15, 2010. For application details, please visit or email