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AUBURN – RFP – Central Square Art Park Wall

In RFP on November 18, 2017 at 11:42 pm

The Auburn Arts Commission (AAC) is dedicated to fostering and supporting visual and performing arts in Auburn. At the corner of High and Lewis Streets in the center of Downtown Auburn there is a small park with a large wall where we wish to install a unique, large scale, signature piece of original art work. The AAC is seeking proposals from artists interested in creating a signature 3-dimensional mural on a very visible wall in the heart of Downtown Auburn. The wall is in the Central Square Art Park, on the side of the Chamber of Commerce and Placer County Welcome Center building.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist or team of artists interested in creating a mural with 3D elements, to be completed in spring 2018.

BUDGET: The project budget is not to exceed $15,000 for an artist or team of collaborative artists. The budget shall includethe artist(s) fee, supplies, travel‐related expenses, and all other associated costs.

DEADLINE: January 12, 2018

QUESTIONS: AuburnCaArt@gmail.com

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFP – 9×9 Mural (West Hollywood Park)

In RFP on November 17, 2017 at 3:47 pm

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division is seeking artist’s proposals for a
digital file of a 2D artwork (digital, photography, painting, etc.) in a square
format. The image will be printed on a vinyl material at 9×9 feet and
installed as a temporary mural in the West Hollywood Park’s 5-story Parking
Structure. The City will install the artwork. The artwork will remain on display
for approximately 12 months.

ELIGIBILITY: The Request for Qualifications is open to professional visual artists eligible to work in the United States. Prior experience in public art is not required.

BUDGET: The budget for the artist to provide the 9 x 9 foot vinyl banner with pockets is
$2,500. The project is intended to cover the cost of design + fabrication. The city
will cover the cost of the mural installation.

DEADLINE: December 13, 2017 at 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, rehemann@weho.org, 323-848-6846

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REDONDO BEACH – RFP – Utility Box Program

In RFP on November 16, 2017 at 9:45 pm

The City of Redondo Beach and its Public Art Commission invites artists to participate in the City’s first ever Utility Box Public Art Pilot Program. The City and the Commission are seeking artists to showcase their work in a Pilot Program to beautify up to 25 utility boxes located throughout the City of Redondo Beach. The goals of the program are to use public art to contribute to the vitality and attractiveness of the City’s streetscapes and bring art to unexpected places.

ELIGIBILITY: This Public Art Program is open to all adult and student practicing artists. The Call is also open to art teachers that are interested in mentoring a group of students. All entries must be an original design and artwork of the entrant and must be suitable for viewing by all ages.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $350.00, inclusive of artist(s)’ digital submission of the artwork.

DEADLINE: December 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: Rachel Scandling, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Redondo Beach, rachel.scandling@redondo.org, 310-318-0644

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AUSTIN, TX – RFQ – Pre-Qualified Artist Pool

In RFQ on October 17, 2017 at 11:20 pm

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches for its 2017-2019 Local Pre-Qualified Artist Pool. Selected artists or artist teams from the Pool may be contracted to design and fabricate potential public artworks for eligible Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) of various scopes, timelines, and budgets throughout the City of Austin. Certain projects may offer opportunities for an artist to work as part of the sponsor project design team. Possible artwork opportunities include but are not limited to public art construction projects involving the following City departments: Austin Transportation, Parks and Recreation, Austin Public Health Department, Austin Public Library, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and the Austin Convention Center.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists/teams who have demonstrated success working with budgets of $10,000 (or equivalent) or more; materials suitable for indoor and/or outdoor public settings; site-specific design; project management and collaboration with other artists, design professionals, or community members.

BUDGET: Individual project budgets between $20,000 and $250,000

DEADLINE:  Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:00pm CST

QUESTIONS: Curt Gettman, AIPP Project Manager, (512) 974-9310, Curt.Gettman@austintexas.gov

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SANTA CLARITA – RFP – Public Art Consultant

In RFP on October 12, 2017 at 10:58 pm

The City of Santa Clarita (City) is seeking one or more qualified individual(s) to serve as the Public Art Consultant (Consultant), which will provide recommendations of public art projects for new Capital Improvement Projects.

 

DEADLINE: October 25, 2017 10AM (Pacific Standard Time)

QUESTIONS: Heather Andrews – 661-255-4399, handrews@santa-clarita.com

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – here comes the neighborhood: San Ysidro

In RFQ on October 12, 2017 at 10:56 pm

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for here comes the neighborhood: San Ysidro.  Artists are sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent site-specific artworks for the San Ysidro neighborhood of San Diego and consult during installation of artworks at the sites by the City.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist or artist team legally residing in California or Baja California and authorized to work in the U.S.

BUDGET: Up to three artists/artist teams will each receive a budget of approximately $40,000

DEADLINE: November 16, 2017, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: John Mendivil, 619-533-3638, jmendivil@sandiego.gov

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SAN JOSE – RFQ – San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility

In RFQ on September 25, 2017 at 3:38 pm

The City of San José (City) Public Art Program and Environmental Services Department are seeking an experienced artist, or artist-led team to develop an artwork related to the new Co-Generation Plant, located at the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. This artwork will be a public-facing feature screening the four (4) 50-foot-high emissions treatment exhaust stacks. Artists are asked to submit qualifications to design, fabricate, and install an artwork that serves to screen the Co-Generation equipment. Artist may decide to work with the base-project designed perforated metal screening system or consider a more 3-dimensional approach. It is also an opportunity to contribute to and promote ESD’s sustainability goals for the RFQ by incorporating functional energy producing elements.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working and living in the United States. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications. If submitting as a team, a professional artist must be the lead team member. Artists currently under contract for an art project with the City of San José Public Art Program are not eligible to apply for this project unless their current project will be complete by September 2017, or the project is currently suspended with no proposed re-activation date.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is up to $300,000 for artwork design, fabrication and installation.

DEADLINE: October 23, 2017, 11:59 p.m. (MST)

QUESTIONS: Mary Rubin, San Jose Public Art Program Senior Project Manager, mary.rubin@sanjoseca.gov or 408 793-4340.

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LONG BEACH – RFP – Creative Corridor Challenge Mural

In RFP on September 25, 2017 at 3:34 pm

For the second year in a row, the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson is spearheading the Creative Corridor Challenge. This year Vice Mayor’s office is partnering with the Arts Council for Long Beach and California State University, Dominguez Hills to engage in an initiative that will improve the district through the installation of murals. The Creative Corridor Challenge is looking for artists to contribute to the collection of neighborhood murals. Submissions will be considered by the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson, the Arts Council for Long Beach and community residents. A team of community volunteers will be able to help each artist with their project. This year the Creative Corridor Challenge would like to see concepts that uplift, highlight and celebrate the vibrant history and culture of North Long Beach.

ELIGIBILITY: Strong preference given to Long Beach residents or those with a connection to Long Beach. Special consideration also given to those with a connection to North Long Beach, whether current or past.

BUDGET: Stipends are $4,500, which includes muralists fee and all purchases towards mural materials (including Novacolor primer, Novacolor varnish, ladders, scissor lifts, scaffolding, exterior latex or acrylic paint, aerosol paint et. al.)

DEADLINE: September 30, 2017

QUESTIONS: Brent McCloud at 562-570-3319 or the Arts Council at 562-435-2787 ext.101

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LOS ANGELES – RFP – Artist in Residence

In RFP on September 20, 2017 at 7:02 pm

The Artist in Residence RFP supports artists in providing community-based, participatory projects in self-selected non-arts venues throughout the City of Los Angeles in order to gather, connect, and inspire audiences with underserved or little exposure to artistic and cultural opportunities.  Residency projects engage participants in a series of artist-led workshops that are highly participatory and/or educational, and which match thoughtful and meaningful exchanges with appropriate audiences at host organizations in each City Council District.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must reside in Los Angeles County, must demonstrate at least 2-years of experiences, and propose a host organization.

BUDGET: Grants will be provided for up to 30 separate teaching artists. Fifteen grants of approximately $8,000 and fifteen additional grants of approximately $4,000.

DEADLINE: Workshop Assistance September – October 2017; Online Submission Deadline: October 27, 2017; Hard Copy Postmark by: Wednesday, November 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: (213) 202-5566, dca.grants@lacity.org

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LOS ANGELES – RFP – Exhibition proposals for Los Angeles International Airport

In RFP on September 18, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) are seeking arts professionals to curate temporary exhibitions and installations at LAX as part of the LAWA Arts Exhibition Program. Through a variety of changing exhibitions and installations at LAX, the Arts Exhibition Program presents engaging artworks by artists from the Los Angeles region, one of the creative capitals of the world. For artists included in these exhibition projects, LAX functions as a cultural laboratory for creating distinctive and memorable art experiences for visitors. For millions of passengers each year, the Arts Exhibition Program provides access to diverse, contemporary artworks that reflect and celebrate the region’s creative caliber, while enhancing and humanizing their overall travel experience.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFP is open to applicants residing in the Southern California area, including the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura. Applicants with experience in curating site-specific exhibitions and/or installations are encouraged to apply. Employees of the City of Los Angeles are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: All exhibitions and installation projects commissioned for LAX through this RFP will include a curatorial budget that may range between $6,000 and $13,000. Budgets must be all-inclusive to cover all costs associated with each commissioned exhibition. Professional graphic design services for the signage and didactic material, in addition to professional art preparatory services for installation and de-installation of all exhibition projects, will be provided by the Arts Exhibition Program at no cost to the selected curator(s).

DEADLINE: Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Ligeia Gorre (DCA) ligeia.gorre@lacity.org, 213.202.5544; OR Tim McGowan (LAWA) tmcgowan@lawa.org, 424.646.5312

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