BURBANK – RFQ – Burbank Arts Beautification Program

In Uncategorized on August 28, 2019 at 5:22 pm

Comissioning Agency: Burbank Cultural Arts Commission


Title: Burbank Arts Beautification Program

Background: The Burbank Arts Beautification Program is dedicated to exhibiting visual art outside the constraints of museums and galleries. To that end, various utility boxes throughout the City will be painted with original art inspired by the theme of “A World of Entertainment”. Artists will be selected through a competitive process.

Eligibility: Who is eligible for the commission? Any geographical limitations? Calls must be eligible to artists living and/or working in Southern California: Applications for the utility box beautification program is now open to all local Burbank and Southern California regional artists. High School students and above are welcome to submit applications for consideration. Artists may submit only one application for this project.

Deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00 p. m.

Budget: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $650 inclusive of all artist’s fees and expenses for design, fabrication, transportation and installation)

Contact information:
Doug Fowler
Recreation Coordinator
City of Burbank – Parks and Recreation Department
or by phone at (818) 238-5398


SANTA MONICA – RFP – 2020 Studio Residencies at the Camera Obscura Art Lab

In Uncategorized on August 19, 2019 at 11:41 pm

Background: 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 studio residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica.

The Studio Residency Program offers artists a glass-walled studio 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 for inspiring the public through example and instruction. All disciplines and mediums will be considered. Three terms are available; January 8 – April 15, 2020; April 22 – July 29, 2020, or August 5 – November 11, 2020. A stipend of $2,000 and use of the facility for a final exhibit/presentation is offered to the successful applicant(s).

Eligibility: Los Angeles County Residents

Deadline: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 by 10:59 PM PT

Budget: $2000

Contact information: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor,


SANTA MONICA – RFP – 2020 Group Exhibitions at Annenberg Community Beach House

In Uncategorized on August 19, 2019 at 11:39 pm

Background: 2020 Gallery Group Exhibitions – Call for Curator Proposals

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs (SMCA) presents a year-round series of temporary exhibitions at the Annenberg Community Beach House. These showcase the work of emerging and established Los Angeles County artists, providing visitors with fun, provocative, engaging works in an unexpected context.

SMCA welcomes proposals from curators for group exhibitions (of three or more artists), with emerging-to-established artists and artist groups. Curators and artists must be based in Los Angeles County. The 2020 theme of exhibitions in 2020 is “Activism” and the terms are January – April, May-August, or September – December 2020. A stipend of $1500 is offered to the successful applicant.

Eligibility: Los Angeles County Residents

Deadline: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 by 10:59 PM PT

Budget: $1500-$2200

Contact information: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor,