July 29, 2022 Bill Strait

The Reserve at Lone Tree


NINE dot ARTS is seeking qualified Artists for several future art locations on the campus of a new senior living project located in Lone Tree, CO. The name of the project is The Reserve at Lone Tree. It will consist of independent living, assisted living, and memory care units. The project management team at Experience Senior Living is interested in making purchases for the permanent art collection at The Reserve. The art can be an existing artwork or a new commission. The artwork will be installed in Summer of 2024.


$15,000 – $55,000

Budget varies by art location. The budget range is $15,000 – $55,000 total per art location.

Total budget includes artist fees, materials, fabrication, delivery & installation, and contingency.

NINE dot ARTS will coordinate the art process from the initial stages through installation. The general contractor will help provide finish landscaping, concrete footings and lighting as needed. The artist will be responsible for engineering stamps for large sculptures.


Contact Email: grant@ninedotarts.com
Contact Phone: 303-999-0383


State: Colorado
Eligibility: Regional


  1. indoor sculpture location
  2. exterior sculpture locations


July 15th, 2022 – All questions are due to Grant via email: grant@ninedotarts.com
July 22nd, 2022 – Deadline to submit
August 8th, 2022 – Finalists announced and awarded design stipends for project concept designs (for new commissions)
August 28th, 2022 – Finalists project concept designs due
September 2022 – Commissions awarded
Summer 2024 – Project installation


1. Contact Information
– Artist Name(s)
– Phone number
– Email address
2. Website and/or Social Media Links if applicable
3. Five to ten images of relevant examples of past or current work (video accepted). Images should represent the artist’s style, format, medium, and breadth of work. Please include scale, medium and cost for all works and indicate if it’s currently available. If showing a public installation, include the year installed and location.
4. Resume or CV
5. Two references

Eligibility Requirements:

– Demonstrated experience working with large scale sculptural installations
– Ability to work with architects, designers, fabricators to successfully achieve project goals—concept to install
– Successful experience working on time and within budget
– The work can be existing art or a commissioned piece
– Open for single artists or artist teams to apply


– 1 indoor sculpture location
– 4 exterior sculpture locations


Selection Criteria:
Finalists will be awarded design stipends to create site specific proposals (unless an existing artwork is selected). These finalists will be selected based on the strength of their previous work and fit for the project criteria. If the applicant does not have a history of past public art commissions, they will need to write a letter about why they are qualified to do this project.

Applicants will be reviewed and ranked on the following:

– Quality of concept, design, and craftsmanship of past works
– Creativity of Approach
– Visual and technical sophistication
– Fit with project goals and values

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