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Ogden, UT - Juvenile Court of Ogden - 3/7/14
The Juvenile Court of Ogden is requesting qualifications and a letter of interest from artists interesting in creating public artwork for this new facility in Odgen, Utah. The Court is motivated by a vision to mend, protect and strengthen families and the community. It is the desire of the Art Selection Committee that this artist installation(s) will reflect the court’s motivation for service to children, families, and the community. Applications are being accepted online at www.callforentry.org or with the Utah Public Art office (details in the Juvenile Court RFQ link above). Budget: $208,000.
Stapleton, CO - Northfield Uplands Park Project - 3/9/14
Denver Arts and Venues seeks to commission an artist or an artist team to create a site-specific artwork for the Northfield uplands Park Project in Stapleton. The project is open o all artists in the U.S. woking in al media and materials. Applications being accepted through callforentry.org. Budget is approx. $340,000.
Ogden, UT - Weber State University, Tracy Hall Science Center - 3/14/14
Weber State University Tracy Hall Science Center is requesting qualifications and a letter of interest from artists interesting in working with the design team to create public art installation(s) for this new science facility on the campus of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. The Selection Committee is interested in working in collaboration with the artist toward a project of melding science and art. The commission will be awarded based on interviews with the finalists. Applications are being accepted online at www.callforentry.org or with the Utah Public Art office (details in the Tracy Science Center RFQ link above). Budget: $472,000.
Cleveland, OH - RTA & Clifton Enhancement Project - 3/14/14
The Great Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is looking for artists to apply for a public art project for the Clifton Enhancement Project. Budget: $85,000.
Terre Haute, IA - RFQ Indiana State University Sculpture 3/19/14
Art Spaces – Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Inc. is issuing a Request for Proposals for a site-specific project to be located on the campus of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Deadline for receipt of materials is Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The artist budget for this project is $38,000.
Happy Valley, OR - Scouters Mountain Nature Park - 3/20/14
The City of Happy Valley in partnership with Metro, North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District and Clackamas County Arts Alliance seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commissioned project at Scouters Mountain Nature Park. Artists interested in this project are invited to a tour of the site on March 12, 2014 from 4-5pm. Because the site is currently undergoing construction, this is the only organized site visit offered at this time. To attend the tour please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate your interest. Participating in the site visit is not required to submit an application. Images and site documentation can be found online if unable to attend the tour. Budget: $19,500.
Palm Desert, CA - 2015/16 El Paseo Exhibition - 3/21/14
El Paseo is the premier shopping street in Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley, located in Southern California. The exhibition space consists of eighteen lighted concrete pads located in the medians along a one and one half mile stretch of prime retail. The artwork remains on exhibition for approximately two (2) years, with installation planned for October - November 2014 and de-installation planned for November 2016. A $2,500 honorarium will be provided for each selected artwork.
Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture & Art - Artists in Residence Program - 3/23/13
This call is part of the Art in Public Places — Artists in Residence (APP-AIR) Program, which has is a collaborative program between the Department of Education and the HSFCA. The program was established to implement an integrated visual arts in education program, while providing commissioned works of art in public schools throughout the State of Hawai'i. Budget: $100,000.
El Paso, TX - TouchCity Digital Wall - 3/24/14
The El Paso Museum of History and the City of El Paso Public Art Program seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to design the fabrication of the digital wall permanent housing encasement. This may or may not be limited to the access door/hatch unclosing the wall. The Wall is a multimedia installation consisting of four (4) multi-touch plasma screens with a total span of approximately 36 feet. This wall will be the only one of its kind in the United States and will inform, connect, and engage both El Pasoan’s and visitors. The wall will do so by its capability to store thousands of historic digital images provided by individuals and surrounding communities. Apply online to callforentry.org.
Pittsburgh, PA & Artist Residency in the Public Realm - 3/24/14
The Office of Public Art is working with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Hazelwood (CLP – Hazelwood) to host an artist residency in the public realm. We are seeking an artist of any discipline who will collaborate with members of the community and the Library to develop a project that will engage Hazelwood residents and visitors to the neighborhood. The timing of this project is significant, as CLP – Hazelwood is moving to a new home in the spring of 2014. In addition to being a great new facility, this time of transition is an opportunity for the Library staff to host a residency with the purpose of engaging an artist to work with the community, and for Library staff to develop a project, or series of projects, that can potentially be presented in the new facility or in the community in partnership with the Library. The final result of the residency is open ended. We are not looking for artists to place an existing work of art or idea in Hazelwood, but to collaborate with the community to develop a project with Hazelwood residents, including library users. The project can be a physical work of art, performance, publication, event, or any other type of creative project developed by the artist in collaboration with the community they engage during their residency.
Toledo, OH - Gateway Project RFQ - 3/28/14
The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo is working with the City of Toledo Department of Engineering Services and engineering firm URS to integrate public art and other infrastructure enhancements into the redesign to the major entry gateway to downtown Toledo, OH located at the intersection of Erie St., The Anthony Wayne Trail and Lafayette St. We are looking for artists experienced in environmental, iconographic and conceptual solutions for public art. A wide variety of artworks will be considered, including functional elements, the appearance of integration into the existing architecture, design integration into infrastructure, freestanding and overhead sculpture and artwork sited at multiple locations within the site. Budget: up to $500,000.
Toledo, OH - Toledo I-280 Mural Project - 3/28/14
The Arts Commission is seeking to commission a large-scale mural that will have a strong visual impact and identify Toledo as a community that embraces the arts. The mural will be located on the northwest wall of the City of Toledo Park Maintenance building. It is located along the I-280 freeway, just north of the Veterans Glass City Skyway at 6151 Ketcham. The wall that has been selected for the mural commission runs parallel to the freeway and is highly visible to traffic running in both north and south directions. Budget: $100,000.
Lubbock, TX - Texas Tech University - 3/31/14
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s)to be placed outside the Biology Building as a part of the Biological Sciences Buildings Life Safety upgrades. Retrofitting of the building will be completed by April 2014. Submitting artists should consider views from the upper floors of the building, which is how occupants of the building’s offices and classrooms will also experience it, in addition to what they see at ground level. Water features are highly discouraged, but the selected artist may have an opportunity to collaborate with landscape architects for the project. Among relevant concepts to consider are evolution, life science, the “study of life,” physiology, interactivity and educational components. Budget: $77,000.
Tamarac, FL - Fire Station 78 - 4/3/14
The City of Tamarac, Florida, seeks an artist or team to create an artwork on the facade and/or atop the new Fire Station 78 located west of Fort Lauderdale and adjacent to the Florida Turnpike. The artwork will reflect the spirit of the Tamarac fire service and succeed artistically at both day and night next to an 8-lane wide intersection. Based on recent work and experience, up to 5 artists will be selected and paid $1,500 to develop and present a design proposal in May. Budget: $100,000. Apply through callforentry.org.
Los Angeles Metro Art Prequalified Artist Pool 2014 - 4/7/14
Metro invites visual artists residing in the United States to submit qualifications for possible inclusion in a Prequalified Artist Pool (Pool). The Pool will be used to select artists for a range of upcoming opportunities throughout the expanding Los Angeles Metro system, including 14 new Metro Rail stations and a variety of transit enhancement projects. Project budgets are anticipated to range from $50,000 to $1,000,000 depending on the artwork opportunity. Prior public art experience is not a requirement. The Pool will be active for a three year period. Download the Request for Qualifications for Prequalified Artist Pool (2014) or visit metro.net/art and click on Artist Opportunities.
Lubbock, TX - Texas Tech University Sculpture - 4/11/14
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create a site-specific exterior sculpture(s) of an anonymous human form(s) to be placed outside the northeast corner of the Creative Movement Studio. Another option could be a piece affixed to the face of the building. Forms should exhibit abstracted movement and convey a sense of power. Because there are many types of dance, no one form of dance should be prominent. Forms should convey that dance is an inclusive art form. Budget: $19,000.
Chapel Hill, NC - Sculpture Visions 2014-15 - 4/21/14
The Town of Chapel Hill’s Public and Cultural Arts Office, a Division of the Parks & Recreation Department, invites artists to apply for the 11th Annual Sculpture Visions Exhibition. Between July 2014 and June 2015 original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in publicly-accessible outdoor spaces belonging to the Town of Chapel Hill and other participating sponsors. Selected artists will receive a $1,500 honorarium for the exhibition of their work.
Bentonville, AR - Proposals for Outdoor Public Art - 5/12/14
The City of Bentonville, Arkansas Public Art Advisory Committee and the Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau invite artists to submit proposals for works of art to be installed outdoors within designated sites adjacent to the city’s north public trail system. To receive a full copy of this call: Shelli Kerr, AICP, Planning Services Manager, City of Bentonville, AR, 305 SW "A" St., Bentonville, AR 72712, 479-271-6826, email@example.com.
VSA Emerging Artist Program - 2014 Call for Entries - 6/30/14
VSA and Volkswagen Group of America proudly announce the 2014 Emerging Young Artists Program Call for Entries. Emerging young visual artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, are invited to reflect on the theme The Journey -—internal and external, personal and communal, human and technological - our journeys shape our aesthetic and environmental terrain and define our daily lives. 15 artists will be selected to travel to Washington, D.C. for workshops and a reception on Capitol Hill. Selected work will tour nationally. With the generous support of Volkswagen, awards include a $20,000 grand prize, $10,000 for first place, $6,000 for second place, and 12 awards of excellence at $2,000 each.