For Immediate Release

Contact Monica Haskell, 305-295-4369


Monroe County seeks artists for $117,000 commission


The Monroe County Art in Public Places Committee requests qualifications from artists wishing to be considered for commissions in the renovation of the Freeman Justice Center. The Freeman Justice Center is in the Jackson Square Judicial complex on the corner of Whitehead and Fleming Streets in Key West.

Interested artists may find complete details in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) posted at There is a $5 charge to download the RFQ.

Alternately, artists may visit the Florida Keys Council of the Arts website,, select "Calls to Artists," and scroll down to "Visual" to access the same information at no charge.

The deadline to submit qualifications is 11 a.m., March 9, 2004. Following review by the Art in Public Places Committee, artists who are deemed qualified will be invited to submit actual proposals for the Freeman Justice Center site. The estimated completion date is August, 2006.

For more information, call Nance Frank at 305-294-1669 or Monica Haskell at 305-295-4369; e-mail; or visit