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FY18 Department of Corrections (DOC) - Mural Designs - Request for Proposals

The DC Commission on the Art and Humanities (CAH) is seeking professional mural proposals from local mural artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install a permanent mural within the a common area at the Central Correctional Treatment facility at the DC Department of Corrections (DOC) to enhance the surroundings of this common area used by staff and detainees.

Project Overview and Goals

The mural is to encompass several bulkheads and partial walls. The intention is to enhance a common area at the Central Correctional Treatment facility at the DC Department of Corrections with a mural to achieve the following goal:

  • Improve the experience and behavior of inmates and staff
  • Create a humane environment where pretrial detainees and sentenced inmates are processed.
  • Support DOC’s goals to reduce recidivism
  • Enhance the environment for detainees and staff by providing a less severe atmosphere

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Submit an application here.

For complete details on this RFP, please see below for the FY18 Department of Corrections (DOC) - Mural Designs - Request for Proposals