SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION – RFP – Two-Dimensional Artwork Registry

In RFP on August 9, 2013 at 11:30 pm

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists working in two-dimensional media to submit work to be considered for the 2013/14 Two-Dimensional Artist Registry. The Registry will be used to select artwork for display in civic buildings throughout San Francisco during the 2013/14 Fiscal Year in the following ways:

  • Purchase of original artwork. Maximum size on artwork purchases is 36” in any direction unframed. All purchased artwork will be accessioned into San Francisco’s Civic Art Collection.
  • Artwork reproductions. For sites with high light levels and/or funding restrictions, artworks will be reproduced in a colorfast, permanent material such as printed aluminum or porcelain enamel.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility is open to professional, practicing artists working in painting, drawing, photography, collage, and other two-dimensional media and who reside in the United States.

DEADLINE: Applications will not be accepted after October 7, 11:59 p.m. (PDT)

BUDGET: Original Artwork: Up to $10,000 per piece, although most purchases will be under $2,500. Shipping costs paid for by the Arts Commission. Reproductions: $1,000 per artwork for the license to reproduce. Artists are responsible for providing high resolution digital files for reproduction.

QUESTIONS: Zoë Taleporos, Public Art Program Associate,, or by phone at (415) 252-3215.



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