CITY OF VENTURA – RFQ – (PLACE) Public and Local Artists Creating Environments

In RFQ on February 2, 2015 at 10:45 pm

The City of Ventura is seeking qualifications from Southern California artists for a series of temporary public art projects to enhance our Historic Downtown and Westside Cultural Districts during the July 2015 ArtWalk. Temporary public art projects create new ways to appreciate shared environments, inspire creativity within a community, and encourage conversation about the arts. These temporary public artworks will be on display in Ventura in July of 2015 during the Summer ArtWalk.  Application Workshop – Interested artists are encouraged to attend a workshop about this project. Topics discussed will include how to submit a competitive application, available locations, the feasibility of different types of projects, and insurance liability. This workshop will be held in February 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM at Ventura City Hall.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to interested artists residing in Southern California.

BUDGET: The selected artists or artist teams will be awarded a $2,000 – $4,000 contract. The commission includes design, fabrication, materials, installation, travel expenses, and some incidental costs.

DEADLINE: February 27, 2015

QUESTIONS: Public Art Project Manager, Tobie Roach, (805) 658-4759,


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