In RFQ on October 25, 2016 at 8:32 pm
The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in a prequalified artist pool for upcoming public art opportunities. The 2017/2018 Prequalified Artist Pool will be used to select artists for commissions for a range of new permanent public art projects associated with the construction of new civic buildings, parks, playgrounds, transportation and streetscape improvement projects throughout San Francisco. Certain projects may also offer opportunities for artists to work as part of a design team along with the project architect/designer. The Arts Commission seeks visual artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches to include in the 2017/2018 Prequalified Artist Pool. Past public art experience is not required. These commissions are for artists who are interested in having their design concepts implemented in durable and maintainable materials. *Due to limited resources, the Arts Commission is usually unable to commission electronic media based artworks.
ELIGIBILITY: Professional practicing visual* artists or artist teams residing in the United States. Artists who apply as part of a team may not also apply as individual artists. All artists and members of an artist team must reside in the United States to be eligible. *The 2017/2018 Prequalified Artist Pool is not open to performing artists.
DEADLINE: Monday, December 5, 2016, 11:59 p.m. PST (Pacific Standard Time)
QUESTIONS: Zoë Taleporos, Public Art Program Associate, email@example.com, (415) 252-2243.
In Salary Position on October 25, 2016 at 8:28 pm
Arts Management Associate positions perform a variety of arts administration duties associated with performing arts center management, public art project management, and arts and culture funding program management; draft funding proposals or requests for proposals; conduct studies; respond and resolve customer concerns; plan and coordinate special events and perform a variety of arts administration and project management duties; coordinate community participation and visual/performing artist selection processes; prepare and negotiate contracts with visual/performing artists; oversee the fabrication and installation of commissioned artwork; serve as a liaison with visual/performing artists, architects, engineers, other City departments and community groups; oversee maintenance of City-owned artwork; manage databases; draft press releases and public service announcements; process incoming applications or project proposals for panel review; analyze data and draft management reports; make public presentations and prepare informational materials regarding programs; process incoming applications or project proposals for panel review; prepare, track and analyze budgets; and perform other duties as assigned.
ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s Degree in Arts History, Visual/Performing Arts, Arts Administration, Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, or a closely related field AND one of the following: 1)Two years of full-time experience in the development and implementation of an arts and culture program; 2) Two years of professional-level budget and/or administrative experience which must include ONE or both of the following as primary duties: Preparing, tracking and analyzing budget requests and/or conducting administrative studies, including research and analyses of data and determining appropriate courses of action. OR Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter) AND two years of full-time experience in the development and implementation of an arts and culture program.
SALARY: $25.99 – $31.41 Hourly
QUESTIONS: Mon. 10/31/16 5:00 PM Pacific Time
In RFQ on October 25, 2016 at 5:02 pm
The City of Peoria in Arizona is seeking submittals for outdoor public artwork at the City of Peoria North Community Park. There are multiple potential site locations for public artwork. The total art budget for the project is two hundred sixty thousand ($260,000) for up to three public art pieces. Artists may submit for one or multiple pieces. Artists will have the opportunity to collaborate with the park design team as their work may influence park design elements.
The park will offer regional level recreational services to the public. The facilities programmed for this community park include lighted sports fields such as soccer and ball fields, court games, a skate park, an activity area that consists of a splash pad, and large play facility/plaza areas. The initial planning also proposes a dog park area and a lake that will be stocked for catch and release fishing. The City selected a unique 450-acre site. The attributes of the site include areas that are in their natural undisturbed condition. The habitat consists of the Upper Sonoran Desert ecology with majestic saguaro cacti and desert riparian vegetation along the natural drainage arroyos that flow through the site.
ELIGIBILITY: All southwest regional artists are eligible in eluding artists living in Southern California
BUDGET: There are multiple potential site locations for public artwork. The total art budget for the project is two hundred sixty thousand ($260,000) for up to three public art pieces. Artists may submit for one or multiple pieces.
DEADLINE: December 2 , 2016
QUESTIONS: Manny Burruel, (623) 826-9912, firstname.lastname@example.org