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SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL

The Public Art League (PAL) is pleased to announce our 2018 Call to Artists.
 
Deadline:  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (central time).

PAL is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose focus is the installation, maintenance and promotion of public artworks in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.  Our mission is to promote creativity and improve our community's aesthetic by cultivating awareness and appreciation of public art.

Application:  http://www.publicartleague.org/artists.html
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RFQ/CONCEPT PROPOSAL CELEBRITY SERIES OF BOSTON, BOSTON, MA

Celebrity Series of Boston, Public Performance Art Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts

Application Deadline:  5:00pm June 22, 2018

Budget:  $130,000

Project Overview:  Celebrity Series of Boston’s Public Performance Art Initiative was established in 2013 as part of the organization’s 75th anniversary celebration. From its inception, the goal of each public art project has been to broaden awareness of the organization’s activities by taking the artistic experience outside of traditional concert venues to public spaces throughout Boston. The initiative conceives of the entire city as a canvas for participatory arts activities to promote the Celebrity Series’ mission and brand.  

The Celebrity Series of Boston seeks Conceptual Proposals ONLY at this time.

Finalist Proposal Development Fee:  A $500 proposal development fee will be provided to the finalist artists or artist teams to develop the conceptual proposal to the next level.

Budget and Contract:  The budget will be established on a yearly basis for each project. In general, project budgets should not exceed $130,000. This includes all artist fees, materials, installation costs (set up and break down), transportation costs, documentation and any other related expenses. The Celebrity Series has the institutional capacity to cover most standard insurance, marketing and public relations, as well as city permitting costs.

Submission Process:  Concept proposals should be submitted digitally in pdf format by 5:00pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 to publicart@celebrityseries.org.

Questions about the Celebrity Series please contact Riley Carbonneau at rc@celebrityseries.org.

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ArtsWA 2018 PUBLIC ARTIST ROSTER, WA

Apply now to be eligible for state-funded projects in Washington.

Online applications and guidelines are now available for our 2018 Public Artist Roster Call. Open to professional artists in the U.S. and British Columbia, this call establishes a list of pre-qualified artists for projects at K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and state agencies throughout Washington State.

To Apply and Information:  https://www.arts.wa.gov/public-art/public-artist-and-curator-rosters/2018-public-artist-roster-call

Deadline:  June 26, 2018, 5pm (Pacific Time)

Questions:  Mike Sweney at mike.sweney@arts.wa.gov or Deane Shellman at deane.shellman@arts.wa.gov.

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VERMONT CORRIDOR BUILDING, LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission Civic Art Program seeks an artist(s) or artist team(s) to create ARTWORK for the Vermont Corridor Building, a new facility for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

Total Project Budget: $850,000 (This budget is divided into two distinct locations. Opportunity 1: Terrace level is $700,000. Opportunity 2: Lobby is $150,000.)

Project Location: The Vermont Corridor is a major project which spans 5 County owned properties in the Koreatown area of LA. The sites are located at 3175 West 6th Street and at 433, 510, 526, 532 and 550 South Vermont Avenue.

Project Duration: This project is anticipated to have a two year design and construction schedule.

Deadline:  June 4, 2018

https://www.lacountyarts.org/opportunities/civic-artists-request-qualifications/request-qualifications-vermont-corridor

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SHIP CANAL WATER QUALITY PROJECT FREMONT SITE, SEATTLE, WA

Community identity and history can be celebrated and elaborated through public art practice. Through this lens the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), will commission one artist/artist team to design, fabricate and install an integrated, outdoor two-part artwork at the Ship Canal Water Quality Project Fremont site location. The artwork will have two points of installation on either side of the bridge over the Ship Canal/Fremont Cut, one on the Fremont side (located near NW  Canal Street and 2nd Ave NW), and the other on the Queen Anne side (located near 244 W Ewing Street).

Budget:  The selected artist will receive a commission of $180,000.00 to design, fabricate and install the artwork. The total project budget is all inclusive of travel expenses, taxes and other project costs.

Eligibility: This call is open to professional artists residing in the United States.   

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture encourages diversity in its collection. Artists whose work is well represented in the city’s collection are eligible to apply, but the artist selection panel will consider artistic diversity as one factor in the selection process. Students are not eligible to apply.

Deadline:  11 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2018. (Pacific DaylightTime)

Application:  Click here https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5371 to apply on CaFÉ. For assistance with the CaFÉ online application process, contact CaFÉ tech support at (888) 562-7232 or email cafe@westaf.org, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Information:  Please contact Maija McKnight, public art project manager, at maija.mcknight@seattle.gov or (206)684-7311. 

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PUBLIC ART LEAGUE, CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL

The Public Art League (PAL) is pleased to announce our 2018 Call to Artists. 

Deadline:  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (central time).

PAL is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose focus is the installation, maintenance and promotion of public artworks in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.  Our mission is to promote creativity and improve our community's aesthetic by cultivating awareness and appreciation of public art.

To Apply:  http://www.publicartleague.org/artists.html
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PENITENTIARY HISTORIC SITE, PHILADELPHIA, PA

Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations.

Budget:  We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.

Deadline:   June 13, 2018

Guidelines/Application:  www.easternstate.org/art
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