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TURKEY CREEK STEAMWAY PARK TRAIL, MERRIAM, KS

In 2015, the City of Merriam, Kansas, located in northeast Johnson County, wishes to commission an artist or artist team to design, produce and install compelling public art for a site on the Turkey Creek Streamway Park Trail, a paved multi-use trail. Site features include broad grassy areas, large trees and a nearby creek and waterfall. Please note that this site is located in a flood zone. The location does not flood regularly, but successful proposals will plan and engineer accordingly for 100-year flood events.
Selection process and timeline

RFQ submissions will be assessed on the quality and nature of the applicant’s past work; experience working on commissions that are placed in open and public areas; and experience collaborating with other professionals such as architects, engineers, fabricators and installation personnel.
A limited number of artists will be selected from the RFQ pool of applicants. A stipend of $1,200 will be paid to each invitee to develop and submit a formal proposal.

Deadline: All RFQ submissions due by 11:59 PM August 11, 2017

Information:  http://merriam.org/DocumentCenter/View/3462

Contact:  James Martin, artinkc@gmail.com, 913-485-5267, http://artinkc.biz
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RIVERWALK 1-24 UNDERPASS, CHATTANOOGA, TN

Request for Qualifications

Receipt Deadline: August 17, 2017, by 4:00 p.m., EST

Artwork Budget: $220,000

Public Art Chattanooga (PAC) and the Chattanooga Department of Transportation (CDOT) seek artists’ qualifications for the commission, design and installation of an artwork that transforms and enlivens the I-24 Underpass which spans across a section of the recently opened Tennessee Riverpark Extension in Chattanooga, TN.  This opportunity is open to artists and/or artist led teams in the U.S.  Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers, lighting and sound designers are encouraged to apply.
This project is made possible by generous grants from the Benwood and Lyndhurst foundations.

Information: http://www.chattanooga.gov/public-art/about/opportunities.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR MEMORIAL CENTRAL LIBRARY, WASHINGTON, DC

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library Grand Reading Room Ceiling Design

Permanent Public Art Commission

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Budget: To be determined, with artist fee up to 20% of the project

Open to all professional artists, designers and art or design teams

Apply Online: http://www.bit.ly/2h7CByp

The District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) Public Art Program is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and statements of interest from individual artists, designers or art/design teams for a ceiling treatment to be produced in conjunction with the modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library, at 901 G St. NW. This is an opportunity to design a signature visual feature of the Library’s Grand Reading Room, drawing upon the Library’s vast Special Collections archive of D.C. history. Applicants are asked to submit samples of past work, along with a statement of interest that explains the relevance of past work to this opportunity, by August 31, 2017. From this application, a professional Review Panel will award stipends to a group of semifinalists who will develop full proposals this fall. This call is open to applicants 18 or older; must be available for intermittent meetings in Washington, D.C. during 2018 and to oversee installation in 2019. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 

ART EXHIBITION, CATHEDRAL CITY, CA

Call for Artists: Seeking Artists of Latin/Hispanic Heritage in the Coachella Valley who would like to exhibit their works in our City Museum Gallery. Specifically, we’re looking for paintings (any medium) and small three dimensional art pieces representing: The Culture, History and Style of the Latin/Hispanic peoples in the Americas.
The Cathedral City Public Arts Commission will have an exhibition in our gallery at City Hall September 14 through October 15.

There is no fee to participate.

For more information please send an email including:
• two or three photos representing the style of your art work
• the sizes of the art work, medium and any special requirements for hanging or placement.
• a brief bio indicating any current or past exhibitions of your work.

We are looking for a total of 10 to 15 artists for this show. Priority will be given to Cathedral City residents but all artists are encouraged to apply.

The Cathedral City Public Arts Commission is a volunteer organization with seven Commissioners appointed by the City Council. Among our projects is the Cultural Arts Museum at the East End of City Hall. The current show in the Museum is: The Sioux Wars: An Historic Exhibit. It runs through Labor Day Weekend and is open 1-5 pm weekends (and other hours by appointment). To see more information about the current show go to the following website and click on events or check out our Facebook page:

www.DiscoverCatheralCity.com

Facebook: Cathedral City Public Arts

Deadline for applying is Friday, August 18 at 5 pm.

Send your information to: CCCulturalArtsMuseum@Gmail.com
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