PA02: Other Requirements for Artists
Other Requirements for Artists Selected to Create an Artwork for the City
Equal Benefits Ordinance
The City and County of San Francisco, in its effort to provide equality of opportunity and equality of benefits, requires that all entities receiving public monies comply with Sections 12B and 12D of the Administrative Code, relative to provision of equal benefits to registered domestic partners and demonstration of good faith efforts to hire minority-owned, women-owned and San Francisco based subcontractors.
Americans with Disabilities Act
The selected artist(s) will be required to comply with American with Disabilities Act requirements in addition to related federal, state and local codes and will be encouraged to develop artwork(s) sensitive to programmatic as well as physical accessibility issues in cooperation with the Arts Commission and disabled communities.
The artist selected and approved by the Arts Commission shall be asked to enter into contract with the City and County of San Francisco for the entire duration of the project. Depending on the specific scope of the project, prior to the issuance and throughout the duration of the contract, the artist may be required to maintain a San Francisco business tax license and various types of insurance, including Automobile Liability, General Liability, Fine Arts, and other insurance as required by the City.
In the event that you are asked to develop a maquette of your proposal, the following policy shall apply.
The Arts Commission shall:
- At its sole discretion, have the unconditional right to own maquettes selected for implementation as part of commission awards or may alternatively choose to retain all such maquettes until completion and approval of project implementation.
- Retain first right of refusal to purchase maquettes submitted by artists not selected for implementation.
- Be given credit upon display and/or reproduction of any maquette or proposal commissioned, whether selected for implementation or not.
- Require that all proposals and/or maquettes submitted be original and unique.