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Contact: Liz Young


Call to Sculpture Artists City of Key West Ramos Lopez Pedestrian Park & Sculpture Garden

The City of Key West Art in Public Places Board presents a Call for Proposals for outdoor sculpture, on loan, for Ramos Lopez Pedestrian Park & Sculpture Garden. The application deadline is March 30, 2023 online, by 3:00 p.m. Apply online at

This is round two of the Sculpture on Loan projects for the “pocket park” at the end of Duval Street at the Atlantic Ocean. The new name of the park is Ramos Lopez Pedestrian Park & Sculpture Garden located at 1400 Duval St. Key West.

The City of Key West Art in Public Places Board requests proposals for the 2nd round of sculptures on loan in the Ramos Lopez Pedestrian and Sculpture Garden that was established in 2019. There are 6 concrete pads measuring 30” square to support local sculpture for the public to enjoy and celebrate our historic and creative community. Located in Old Town Key West, Florida, the park offers undulating planters filled with indigenous plants, shrubs and trees and a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean. Art in Public Places is seeking proposals for 6 sculptures to be sited on loan (and may be for sale) in the Park for 18 months. The selected artists must propose completed work that will complement, enhance and are appropriate for the public space.

Project Budget: $1,500 per artist honorarium – Selected Monroe County resident artists will receive
$1,500 each as an honorarium for the loan of their sculpture. The AIPP Board may provide transportation and installation assistance to each artist as needed.

Please visit the Florida Keys Council of the Arts website at for more information and the online application.