Increased Budget! – Mooney Grove Park in Visalia, CA

Calling for those interested in creating and installing a public outdoor artwork to repurpose a non-functional fountain/koi pond at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia, CA.

Increased Budget! $15,000!

This is a call for 1/12-scale maquettes as proposals for the repurposing and beautification of what was previously the fountain structure/koi pond at Mooney Grove Park (just north of the boat dock).

Proposals will be judged based on their success at incorporating the history of the fountain/coy pond, and elements honoring Tulare County as a whole.


Project must be 100% complete by: 5/30/19

LOCATION: Mooney Grove Park, Visalia – just North of the boat dock

(pictured below)

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must be a resident of Tulare County. Must be 18 yrs. or older or have parent/guardian consent.


This project requires that the model must be 24″ wide and to scale.
maquette submission of your plan to beautify the Mooney Grove fountain/koi pond structure

All proposed materials must be light-fast, weather resistant, and free of unsafe conditions or factors

Artist will be responsible for submitting a realistic budget and timeline.

Group/collaborative proposal for beautification project will be considered

Proposals submitted after the deadline will not be accepted

Artwork has to be family + community friendly


Arts Consortium panelists will choose the top 3 submissions to receive $500.00 prize each.  The Tulare County Board of Supervisors will choose the ideal candidate from the top 3 proposals to receive a $10,000.00 budget for the project’s execution, materials and installation.


There is no entry fee.

Proposal must include:

Name of all artists

Contact information


Examples of previous artwork


Approx. 200 word concept for proposed fountain structure beautification

Availability/ time frame to work on the project

Send images of your proposal in PDF format to

Deadline: Tuesday, AUG 28th by 11:59 PM
Arts Consortium, Tulare County’s Designated Arts Council
Visalia, CA

Contact: Ampelio Mejia Perez
Phone: (559) 802-3266

The model must be 24″ wide and to scale.

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