Request for Qualifications: Montebello Art Wall

Deadline February 28, 2020

Nonprofit housing developer Bienestar requests creative artistic work at its oldest community affordable housing property, Montebello, set to re-open in May, 2020 after a year of rehabilitation


RFQ due: 2/28
Artist selection: 3/14
Draft installation: 4/8
Installation: 4/15-5/15
Grand Opening Event: 5/28

Background: Bienestar seeks to work with a visual artist to create a permanent art installation in the community room of the recently rehabbed Montebello Apartments in Hillsboro, Oregon. Specifically, Bienestar requests qualifications to reimagine a blank wall into a design, painting, series of paintings, or sketches to honor the home of 49 low-income Latinx families. Bienestar gives preference to working with an artist who identifies as Latinx and/or lives in Washington County.

Space considerations: 25×10 foot indoor wall space
Budget: $2,000

Interested? Let’s talk!
Please send an email to Sarah Kay Moll at with the following:

● 1-2 sentences about why you are interested in the project
● A link to your website or an email attachment with your portfolio, cv, and contact information
● Any creative ideas you might have that honors the history of the community of the project
● Any questions for us

(More information about Bienestar can be found at

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Montebello Apartments, 220 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro OR 97123

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