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Second Floor Waiting Area, 4th Circuit Court, Laconia, New Hampshire
Request for Artist Proposals

4th Circuit Court, Laconia, NHThe New Hampshire State Council on the Arts (NHSCA), through the Percent for Art program, is pleased to announce an opportunity for artists to submit proposals for the commission of new or acquisition of existing artwork for the Second Floor Waiting Area at the 4th Circuit Court in Laconia, NH.  

The Percent for Art program provides for a modest ½ of 1 percent of the cost of construction or significant renovations of state buildings to be used for public art, ensuring that our public buildings are imbued with beauty that complements the building’s function and enhances the mission of the state agencies housed there.

  • Download the Request for Proposals: PDF
  • Onsite Informational Meeting and Tour: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 2pm. Images of the tour are downloadable from the list below.
  • Deadline: Proposals for this project must be postmarked or delivered to the NHSCA by Thursday, November 10, 2011
  • Eligibility: Artists submitting proposals must be a legal resident of the United States and possess a Social Security number.
  • Budget: Up to $8,000

IMPORTANT: Artists receiving a commission may not begin projects prior to notification of a fully approved contract. Contracts issued by the State Arts Council for the commissioning or the acquisition of artwork are typically paid in three increments. Processing of the initial payment may take 6-8 weeks. Subsequent payments may take 3-4 weeks. Artists receiving contracts are strongly encouraged to plan cash flow based upon the length of time required for processing payments.

The 4th Circuit Court (previously known as the Laconia Court) renovation was approved in the State Capital budget in FY2005. The Percent for Art program of New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is authorized through RSA 19-A:9.

For more information on the Percent for Art program and this project, please contact Visual Arts Associate Julie Mento at (603) 271-0790 or





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