INTERNATIONAL – RFQ – American Arts Incubator

In RFQ on December 2, 2016 at 8:11 pm

American Arts Incubator is an international creative exchange program developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The program utilizes community-driven public art projects to instigate dialogue, bolster local economies, and further social innovation.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to emerging, mid-career, or established digital and/or new media artists; U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age; Strong record of artistic accomplishments; Proof of adaptability and the capacity to work in international contexts; Relevant experience working with youth and/or underserved communities; Record of engaging with artists, youth, community organizations, and/or community members through teaching, workshops, social practice, artistic collaboration, or other outreach activities.

BUDGET: The Artist will receive a USD $7,000 honorarium for participation, plus an assigned budget for workshop and public art production costs overseas. This budget is determined during the project proposal phase, prior to overseas travel. It is based on approval by ECA, the respective U.S. Embassy, and ZERO1. The program covers airfare, accommodations, and basic travel costs.

DEADLINE: Sunday, January 15, 2017, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time



SAN ANTONIO, TX – Salary Position- Public Art Curator

In Uncategorized on November 28, 2016 at 6:49 pm

The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) proudly recruits and employs resourceful and dependable people who strive to meet our mission. We are a character-based organization strongly rooted in the belief of hiring, retaining and developing employees whose actions are predictably right. The Public Art Curator position manages all aspects of the organizational public art program to include working with artists to produce successful exhibitions or projects, developing engaging community programs, building cross sector partnerships, and supporting fundraising efforts and/or working with donors.

ELIGIBILITY: An undergraduate degree in Art history, Museum History, or related field from an accredited college or university and four (4) years progressively responsible experience in curating and directing arts programs is required.

SALARY: minimum salary $65,610.49



GLENDALE – RFP – AHA! (Art Happens Anywhere)

In RFP on November 23, 2016 at 10:14 pm

The Arts and Culture Commission is accepting proposals from artists who would like to participate in its new AHA! Program. Artists of all artistic genres, art organizations, or schools may submit proposals. The specific purpose of AHA! is to stimulate the public with non-traditional artwork, art experiences and performances in unexpected places. AHA! not only will delight the public with pop-up art, hopefully  engage people in social conversation. Through new art currency such as innovative use of technology, audience interactivity, and unconventional delivery methods, AHA! seeks to foster progressive attitudes toward art, artmaking and performance, and  to elevate the role of art in enhancing a community. True to the AHA! theme, proposals are being sought for art in any City-owned public place. The artwork may be visual, musical, performance-based, social, experiential, environmental, sensory—all delivery methods will be considered.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists of all artistic genres, art organizations, or schools may submit proposals.

BUDGET: A total allocation of $30,000 has been budgeted for AHA!  Project budgets from $3,000 to $15,000 will be considered, with the expectation that higher cost projects would have longer lasting and further reaching impact.

DEADLINE: Projects can be proposed for any time between the due date of this Call for Artists and March 2017.