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COMMEMORATIVE ARTWORK FOR BLACK WALL STREET, DURHAM, NC

The City of Durham invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications (https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5602) to design, fabricate, and install a signature, permanent piece of public art in Black Wall Street Gardens in downtown Durham. The piece is to commemorate and illuminate the importance of Black Wall Street and the legacy of Durham’s African-American business community. Full proposals are not required at this time; please submit only those materials described in the submission requirements section.
 
Deadline for Submissions: August 31, 2018 11:59PM EST

Project Location: 102 W Main Street, "Black Wall Street Gardens"  

Project Budget: $50,000    
 
Please view full details here: https://durhamnc.gov/2984/Durham-Calls-for-Artists  

Information: Contact Biran Smtih at brian.smith@durhamnc.gov

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JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY ROUNDABOUT, JACKSONVILLE, FL

Request for Qualifications

RFQ: https://www.ju.edu/roundaboutart/

Jacksonville University and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville seek an artist or artist-team to design, fabricate, and install a large scale, dynamic, site-specific artwork for a newly constructed roundabout.

RFQ: https://www.ju.edu/roundaboutart/docs/roundabout-sculpture-rfq-july-23-2018.pdf

Eligibility:  Professional artist or artist team residing in the United States (1) with public art project experience that matches the scope of the project and (2) who have successfully managed and completed at least one publicly-funded commission on schedule and on budget.

Deadline:  11:59 PM (EDT), September 30, 2018.

Application:  Submission of materials that include letter of interest, resume(s), work samples, and 2-page "Ideas and Themes Brief" by deadline of September 30, 2018 to roundaboutart@ju.edu.

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FUQUAY-VARINA & MORRISVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARIES, WAKE COUNTY, NC

Request for Qualifications

Deadline:  2:00PM(EST), Thursday, August 23, 2018

Project Budget: $79,000.00 (All inclusive – design and construction).
 
RFQ:  http://www.wakegov.com/finance/business/rfp/Documents/18-084%20Public%20Art%20RFQ/18-084%20RFQ_Public%20Art_Fuquay%20and%20Morrisville%20Library.pdf

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TRICENTENNIAL ARTWORK, SAN ANTONIO, TX

RFQ Tricentennial Artwork for the San Pedro Creek Culture Park

Information:  ljackson@sara-tx.org or 210-302-3603

Deadline:  August 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
 
Project Brief:  Bexar County has engaged the San Antonio River Authority to assist them in selecting an artist for a commission to install a permanent public artwork at the newly opened San Pedro Creek Culture Park in downtown San Antonio, TX.  The Tricentennial Artwork will serve as a signature work of art for the Park and commemorate the Tricentennial of Bexar County and the City of San Antonio.
 
RFQ:  https://spcculturepark.com/about/art/

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MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE, PUEBLO, CO

Request for Qualifications

Qualifications are requested from artist and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific public artworks for the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo for an addition to the Robert Lee Hawkins Forensic Institute building. This opportunity is only open to artists who are residents of Colorado.

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Budget: $25,000 The contract amount is inclusive of all costs associated with the project including, but not limited to, the artist’s design fee, other consultation fees such as structural engineering, insurance, materials, fabrication, transportation and installation, including any building or site modification required, travel to and from the site, per diem expense, project documentation, contingency to cover unexpected expense and any other costs of any kind. Selected semi-finalists will be invited to propose artwork based on the below criteria.  Semi-finalist artists will receive $1,000 as an honorarium for the creation of a design proposal.
To apply:  All applications for this project are being accepted through CaFÉ™ (www.callforentry.org).

Eligibility:  Applicants must be legal residents of Colorado. 

Questions:  Ruth Bruno, Public Art Program Manager, 303¬892-3813 or ruth.bruno@state.co.us.

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ART IN THE STATE BUILDING, GAINESVILLE, FL

Art in State Buildings at the University of Florida

Call to Artists - UF 603 Reitz Union Career Resource Center

Art Budget: $51,856 for a site-specific work of art

Deadline: Friday, September 7, 2018 5:00pm

Project Timeline: Finalists notification target date is October 2018, Finalist site visit: TBD, Site-specific proposals due 2019, Building Completion: July 2018

The Complete Call to Artists, including the link to apply, can be found at: https://arts.ufl.edu/academics/art-and-art-history/downloads/asb/uf-asb-603/

Contact:  Oaklianna Caraballo (352) 240-4080 pubart@arts.ufl.edu

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COMPREHENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, CHARLOTTE, NC

Arts & Science Council, Charlotte, NC

Request for Qualifications

For the complete RFQ: https://www.artsandscience.org/resources-for/artists/calls-to-artists/

This Call for Artists is to identify one artist or team of artists who will provide artwork for two projects in the West Trade Rozzelles Ferry CNIP area. The streetscape of West Trade, beginning at an underpass with I-77 is intended to be a link between an existing gateway artwork (“Passing Through Light” by Erwin Redl) and the new Five Points Plaza. This plaza will be at the convergence of four major roads just West of Uptown Charlotte, Five Points Plaza will serve as the hub for the Historic West End neighborhood offering a gathering space for the community and a venue for performances, pop-up markets, food trucks, and more. Once complete, this Plaza, the enhancements leading there, and the art created for it will be a beacon, welcoming visitors and guiding residents home.

Project Budget:  $450,000 USD Total

Artist Eligibility:  This call is open to all U.S. professional artists. Artists who have received a commission or purchase for over $25,000 from the Arts & Science Council cannot be considered for another commission or purchase for 3 years after the date of a signed contract or letter of agreement. ASC staff, County or City staff, Public Art Commission members and their immediate families, are not eligible to apply for this project.
• Professional artists who have experience managing, designing and completing public art project commissions over $85,000 within the past ten (10) years are eligible.
• Architects interested in applying must have successfully completed at least three (3) public art projects within the last five (5) years to be considered eligible to participate in this opportunity.
• Eligibility must be demonstrated in the application materials submitted.

To Apply: SlideRoom (https://asc.slideroom.com)

Deadline:  11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on August 24, 2018.

Information: http://charlottenc.gov/Pages/Home.aspx
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MELROSE LIBRARY, ROANOKE, VA

The City of Roanoke VA is accepting applications from artists or teams of artists who would like to be considered for a permanent work of art to be on or embedded into the plaza of the new Melrose Library. This is a two-step qualifications-based competitive negotiation process. The first step of this two-step process is to submit the required application materials through CaFE’. Up to four Qualified Offerors will be invited to submit proposals for the second step of this process.  Those selected will be invited to submit a complete proposal and if not awarded a contract will receive a set fee of $1,000.

Application: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5662

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CLO ACADEMY PROJECT, PITTSBURGH, PA

Request for Qualifications

Budget: $100,000

Deadline: August 6, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council:  810 Penn Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Tel 412.391.2060 - FAX 412.394.4280

Information:  www.pittsburghartscouncil.org

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VETERINARY MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES BUILDING, FORT COLLINS, CO

Qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating a site-specific interior public artwork for the Translational Medicine Institute, part of Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Eligibility:  This opportunity is open to Colorado artists only.

Deadline: September 10, 2018

Budget: $39,000 All inclusive

Application:  All applications for this project are being accepted through the online platform, CaFÉ™ www.callforentry.org. No hard copy or emailed submissions will be accepted.

Information:  Ruth Bruno, Public Art Program Manager, at 303892-3813 or ruth.bruno@state.co.us

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ARTIST RESIDENCY AT CAMERA OBSCURA ART LAB, SANTA MONICA, CA

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs, a division of the City of Santa Monica, seeks proposals from artists and artisans living in Los Angeles County for a fourteen-week residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. The Studio Residency Program offers artists a glass-walled shared workspace with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, four blocks away from the terminus of the Expo line.

The City seeks artists whose work offers opportunity to inspire the public through example and instruction. All disciplines and mediums will be considered. Residencies span fourteen weeks, and three terms are available: Jan 9 – April 17, 2019, April 24 – July 31, 2019, and August 7 – November 13, 2019.
Deadline: Wednesday October 10, 2018 by 10:59pm PST

Apply here: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5743

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REUSE AND RECYCLING TEXTILE MATERIALS, PHOENIX, AZ

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with City of Phoenix Public Works Department, is seeking professional artists or artist teams to create temporary artwork to raise awareness about reusing and recycling of textile materials. Up to three artists will be selected to create artwork on the topic, engage the citizens of Phoenix through workshops and events, and to document the process and message.

Deadline: September 10th, 2018 at 11:59pm

How to Apply:  Interested professional artists should apply on www.callforentry.org.

Download a copy of the RFQ: https://www.phoenix.gov/artssite/Documents/2018.8.6_Final_Public%20Works%20Call%20to%20Artists.pdf
 
Questions:  Romeo Rabusa, Procurement Officer at Romeo.rabusa@phoenix.gov

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HEALTH EDUCATION OUTREACH CENTER, FORT COLLINS, CO

Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating a site-specific exterior public artwork or series of artworks for Colorado State University’s new Health Education Outreach Center, located along its Science Quad.
 
Deadline: September 10, 2018

Budget: $130,000 all inclusive

Application:  All applications for this project are being accepted through the online platform, CaFÉ™ www.callforentry.org. No hard copy or emailed submissions will be accepted.

Eligibility:  All applicants must be legal residents of the United States.

Information:  Ruth Bruno, Public Art Program Manager, at 303-892-3813 or ruth.bruno@state.co.us

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PREQUALIFIED ARTIST POOL, PALO ALTO, CA

Open Call for Artists: 2018/2020 Prequalified Artist Pool - Request for Qualifications

Deadline: September 23, 2018 at 11:59pm (PST)

The City of Palo Alto Public Art Program invites artists and artist teams working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in a 2018/2020 Prequalified Artist Pool for upcoming public art opportunities. A list of eligible artists selected for the Prequalified Pool will be used by the Palo Alto Public Art Program staff will to recommend appropriate applicants for a range of permanent and temporary public art opportunities. Most public art commissions will be associated with municipal and private development projects as they arise throughout Palo Alto during the years 2018 - 2020.

Call:   https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?t=55220.45&BlobID=66302

Applications accepted via SlideRoom: https://cpapublicart.slideroom.com/#/Login 

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 UTILITY BOX BEAUTIFICATION PROGRAM, MANHATTAN BEACH, CA

Call to Artists RFP

In an attempt to add visual interest to the City of Manhattan Beach and under the direction of City Council, the City of Manhattan Beach and the Cultural Arts Commission are seeking proposals for artwork to be installed on utility boxes throughout the city.

The first round of this project will take place in FY 2018 – 2019.

Eligibility:  All artists are encouraged to submit a proposal for this first round of the project. The first round is only open to artists from the South Bay Beach Cities.

Artists will receive a stipend for any artwork that is selected and installed.

Information: www.citymb.info/utilityboxart

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ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), CINCINNATI, OH

ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an annual, fine-art contest & exhibit that awards the best emerging and professional artists working in North America.

Exhibition Duration: Saturday, October 6th - Friday, November 30th

Results Posted: Monday, September 3rd by 5:00 PM EST

Deadline:  August 5, 2018 by 11:59 p.m.

To Enter:  https://adcfineart.com/pages/aca-2018-info

Questions: https://adcfineart.com/pages/aca  or 513-723-1222
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ROTARY SCULPTURE GARDEN, RENO, NV

Call for Purchase of Artwork

Downtown Rotary Sculpture Garden, Bicentennial Park

Deadline:  September 28, 2018 by 5:00 PM

Eligibility:  The Project is OPEN to artists in a western regional area encompassing Nevada, California, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona with experience in public art projects.

Description:  The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission, in collaboration with The Reno Downtown Rotary, is seeking sculpture for purchase and installation in Bicentennial Park, immediately east of Ralston Street between First Street and the Truckee River, in downtown Reno.

All sculptures MUST fit one of the existing pedestals or concrete pads. The maximum weights and sizes vary for each pedestal type. There are two square pedestals measuring 4 feet by 4 feet and 5 feet high, two pedestals measuring 5 feet by 4 feet and 5 feet high, one 6 foot square concrete slab at grade, and one 20 foot diameter footing at grade to allow for the installation of three-dimensional sculptures. The pedestals are topped with a steel plate for welding/securing artwork. See full call for weight specifications. Selected artist(s) will provide an image of the artwork being proposed.

Budget:  The total budget for this project is $80,000. This includes installation costs. There are six (6) available sculpture pads. The purchase price of the piece should include any artist fees for installation.
 
Information: https://www.reno.gov/home/showdocument?id=76969. Or visit our websitehttps://www.reno.gov/community/arts-culture/call-for-artists.

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