In Uncategorized on December 30, 2019 at 8:06 pm

Comissioning Agency: Now Art LA

Title of Call to Artists: Inglewood | RFQ Announcement

Background: Now Art invites you to submit your Request for Qualifications (RFQ). This RFQ is open to artists and/or artist teams to submit qualifications for the design and implementation of a highly prominent, site-specific public artwork of original design at the Fairview Heights Apartments, a new transit-supportive development owned and managed by LINC-CORE Fairview Metro, LP. Learn more here:

Eligibility: California-based artists only.

Deadline: January 17th, 2020

Budget: Up to $200,000

Contact information: Sonia Yoon,


NEWPORT BEACH – RFP – Newport Beach Civic Center Sculpture Exhibition

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2019 at 7:44 pm

Comissioning Agency: City of Newport Beach

Title: Newport Beach Civic Center Sculpture Exhibition

Background: The City of Newport Beach (City) is pleased to announce a call for entries for Phase V of its ongoing Invitational Sculpture Exhibition to further activate the splendor of the City’s Civic Center Park.

Eligibility: Who is eligible for the commission? Any geographical limitations? Calls must be eligible to artists living and/or working in Southern California: Artists, private collectors, galleries, and museums/non-profit institutions from anywhere in the world are invited to submit artworks for consideration for a temporary exhibition at the site. Up to ten artworks may be selected and showcased for two years in the heart of Newport Beach in Civic Center Park.

One submission per artist – must be a completed work. There is no fee to enter.

Deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, 11:59PM

Budget: Selected artists will receive an honorarium of between $2,500 and $6,000 in exchange for a two-year loan of their artwork. Honoraria will be determined by the Selection Committee depending on the artist’s preliminary budget, complexity of the project, weight, and size. And it shall be used to cover transportation of the artwork to and from the exhibition site, structural engineering documents (if required,) any insurance needed or desired for artwork transport and display, and fees for on-site availability during installation and removal. No other fees or expense reimbursements are offered. Artists will receive half of the honorarium upon signing the contract and the second half of the payment after de-installation.

Contact information: Nicholas Thurkettle, ArtsOC Program Coordinator at, or (714) 556-5160


SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Admiral Boland Way Mural Project

In Uncategorized on November 8, 2019 at 5:19 pm

Background: Artists and artist teams are invited to submit qualifications to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority for consideration to create an original artwork design for the Admiral Boland Way Mural Project, to be sited along the San Diego International Airport’s interior roadway, adjacent to the Fixed Based Operator Building (FBO) and Wind Tunnel Building.

Opportunity Description: There is an opportunity to commission two Artists working in two-dimensional media including but not limited to painting, photography, graphic design, printmaking and drawing, to create original artwork designs to be reproduced as large-scale murals along the fence running parallel to the Wind Tunnel Building. The artwork design should add color and vibrancy to the site, and may include narrative or representational content or abstract elements distributed across the length of the mural. Content should be inspired by the airport site, and may reference the environmental conditions, culture and people, or histories of the region. Each mural will be 144’ wide by 6’ tall and will be on view for approximately 1 year.

Budget: The two selected Artist(s) will each be compensated in a total amount not to exceed $5,500 for the artist fee, final artwork design, and digital file preparation. The budget does not include printing and installation. The Arts Program staff will facilitate reproduction of the artwork imagery by a separate contractor on a durable material suitable for outdoor display. Finalists will be compensated a flat fee of $500 to develop their proposals.

Eligibility Requirements: This opportunity is open to both emerging and established professional, practicing Artists working in two-dimensional media including but not limited to painting, photography, graphic design, printmaking and drawing. Previous public art experience not required. San Diego-based artists are strongly encouraged to apply.


All Artists are required to submit their qualification at by Monday, December 9, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Qualifications will not be accepted after the December 9, 2019, 11:59 p.m. deadline.