RFQ for Plaque Honoring Mayor Edwin Lee for SFO Airport


The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists residing in the United States to submit qualifications to design and fabricate a plaque honoring the late Mayor Edwin Lee. The plaque will be installed in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Terminal Departures Hall of the San Francisco International Airport.


San Francisco International Airport is renaming the International Terminal Departures Hall in honor of the late Mayor Edwin Lee. On behalf of the Airport, the Arts Commission will manage the artist selection process and Artist’s contract for design and fabrication of a bronze plaque honoring the late Mayor Edwin Lee for the Departures Hall. The plaque will be 5 ft. x 5 ft. and will feature a bas relief portrait of the Mayor along with biographical text. The plaque will be located between aisles six and seven of the Departures Hall of the International Terminal. Funding for the project will be from the Airport. The completed plaque will not become part of the Civic Art Collection.



ARTIST’S CONTRACT: The artist’s contract for artwork will be $42,000, inclusive of all artist's fees, and associated expenses for design, structural engineering, fabrication, insurance, transportation and consultation during installation.


For more information see the announcement here: 






Aleta Lee, M.A.

Project Manager, Public Art Program

She/ Her/ Hers


San Francisco Arts Commission

401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 325

San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415.252.2251



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