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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Civic Art Registrar

In RFQ on May 23, 2017 at 10:38 pm

Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full time Registrar with experience in museum registration, collections management, cataloging and database management for its Civic Art Program.

ELIGIBILITY: Minimum 3 years of experience working directly with a museum or library collection or equivalent combination of education and experience in the public and/or private sector. Bachelor’s Degree in art history, museum studies, information studies, library science or related field.

COMPENSATION: This is a full time contract position. Compensation: $30/hour. Selected contractor will be required to have General Liability and Auto Insurance and must complete a Live Scan (criminal background check).

DEADLINE: Open until filled

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter stating why the position is of interest, résumé, and a list of three professional references and salary history to Clare Haggarty, Deputy Director of Collections, Mhaggarty@arts.lacounty.gov

NEWPORT BEACH – RFQ – Invitational Sculpture Exhibition

In RFQ on May 23, 2017 at 10:16 pm

The City seeks to have a well-balanced exhibit of Public Art emphasizing a variety of styles, types, sizes; and a diverse pool of artists. The artist selection committee will determine specific locations for artworks within the Park grounds.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all professional artists and artist teams, private collectors, galleries, and museums/non-profit organizations. All applicants must be over the age of 18.

HONORARIUM: Selected artists will receive an honorarium of between $2,500 and $6,000 in exchange for a two-year loan of their artwork. Honoraria will be determined by the selection committee depending on the artist’s preliminary budget, complexity of the project, weight, and size. And it shall cover transportation of the artwork to and from the exhibition site, structural engineering documents (if required), any insurance needed or desired for artwork transport and display, and fees for on-site availability during installation and removal.

DEADLINE: July 9, 2017

QUESTIONS: Nicholas Thurkettle, Program Assistant, ArtsOC (714) 556-5160 x 14 or nthurkettle@artsoc.org

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SAN ANTONIO, TX – RFQ – Pre-Qualified List of Artists

In RFQ on May 18, 2017 at 10:31 pm

The San Antonio River Authority seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists.  The purpose of the List is to provide a streamlined application and selection process for artists interested in being commissioned for public art projects at the San Pedro Creek Culture Park.  Artists will be commissioned for temporary, permanent, and performance-based artwork and may also be commissioned to participate in planning future phases of the Park.

ELIGIBILITY: open call

BUDGET RANGE: Budgets range from $10,000 – $1,000,000.

QUESTIONS: Carrie Brown, Public Art Curator, San Antonio River Authority, 210-302-3218

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CLAREMONT – RFP – Transit Art in Parking Structure Restrooms

In RFP on May 18, 2017 at 10:27 pm

The City of Claremont invites artists and artist teams to submit proposals for a site-specific indoor public art installation to be exhibited in and around the restrooms inside of the parking structure located on First Street in the western portion of the Claremont Village. The project will include both restroom facilities and all exterior entrance walls. The exterior wall treatment may include, but is not limited to, mosaic tile, ceramic tile, relief, a painted mural and/or a combination of all mediums. In the case of any raised imagery (i.e. relief), it can extend no more than 6” (six inches) off the original exterior wall surface, with the exception of the exterior bench wall, which should have no raised imagery.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to regional, professional visual artists or collaborative artist teams at least 18 years of age. City of Claremont employees including consultants, Public Art Committee members and City volunteers are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: The budget for this project shall not exceed $10,000.

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Aurelia Brogan, Arts Coordinator, abrogan@ci.claremont.ca.us or phone at (909) 399-5495

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Art Conservators Prequalified List

In RFQ on May 5, 2017 at 3:43 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) seeks professional Conservators and Conservation teams and/or firms for a Resource List of Prequalified Art Conservators to advise on maintenance and preventative care, and examination and conservation of artworks in the Los Angeles County Civic Art Collection. Once selected to the Resource List, conservators, teams and firms on the list will be invited to bid on specific conservation projects on an as-needed basis. The list will remain active for three years with an option to renew for another three years.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFQ is open to conservators and conservation teams and/or firms residing in Southern California, including the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara.

BUDGET: Once selected, prequalified conservators, teams and/or firms will be eligible to develop proposals as conservation projects are initiated by the Arts Commission. Budgets will be determined on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the conservator.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 31, 5pm

QUESTIONS: Clare Haggarty, Civic Art Collections Manager, at 213-202-3986 or Mhaggarty@arts.lacounty.gov.

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SANTA MONICA – RFQ – Temporary Artwork Series

In RFQ on April 6, 2017 at 3:01 am

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division and Downtown Santa Monica Inc. (DTSM) are partnering to present an ongoing and rotating series of installations that will activate public spaces and invite the community to explore the Colorado Esplanade and the length of the Promenade from Colorado Ave. to Wilshire Blvd. A pool of artists will be identified and will subsequently develop proposals for temporary artworks to be installed in downtown Santa Monica between July 2017 and September 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: This is a national call and open to all professional artists and artist teams living in the United States. Previous experience in public art is highly desirable but not required. Artists will be required to meet City of Santa Monica and Downtown Santa Monica insurance requirements and sign an indemnification letter upon selection. Preference may be given to Southern California based artists, but it is not a requirement.

BUDGET: There are two separate Opportunities in the series. Each installation will have a budget ranging between $6,000 to $20,000 depending on the scale, duration of artwork and complexity of installation. Final budget amounts will be negotiated during the proposal phase. Budgets will be all inclusive of any travel, equipment, materials, commissions/fees or other needs for the applicants. This includes any installation and de-installation costs that might be needed. Installations must be de-installed and removed by the artist on determined dates.

DEADLINE: May 5th, 2017 at 10:00PM PST

QUESTIONS: Danielle Garza, Project Manager, LeBasse Projects,  mail@lebasseprojects.com

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PASADENA – RFP – Rotating Public Art Exhibition

In RFP on April 4, 2017 at 12:34 am

The City is seeking proposals from artists, artist teams and galleries for the selection and commission of artworks as part of the citywide Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program to be installed at various highly visible, key locations within the City of Pasadena, California. The City is hosting a public meeting to review the program and the Request for Proposals on April 17. The deadline to submit questions related to this RFP is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 prior to 12:00 p.m. (noon).

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must be eligible to work in the United States

BUDGET: Loaned, sculptural works are paid an honorarium of $6,000.00 for a period of 36 months of exhibition. Site-specific projects are paid an honorarium of $12,000.00 for a period of 36 months of exhibition.

DEADLINE: 5:00 pm on May 15, 2017

QUESTIONS: Rochelle Branch, Cultural Affairs Manager, (626) 744-7062, cultural@culturalaffairs.net

TORRANCE – Salary Position – Senior Level Arts Manager

In Salary Position on April 4, 2017 at 12:24 am

The City of Torrance Cultural Services Division has an opening for a Senior Supervisor in the Cultural Services Division. The Division is responsible for oversight of the Torrance Art Museum; Torrance Theatre Company; classes in visual, performing and martial arts at the Cultural Arts Center; and more. This is a full time with benefits job! Great opportunity for someone with experience in museums, theatre, community center programming, and/or government arts agencies. JOB TITLE: Senior Recreation Supervisor

Deadline: April 11, 2017

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AUSTIN, TX – Salary Position – AIPP Coordinator

In Salary Position on March 21, 2017 at 7:51 pm

Come work with a passionate bunch of public art project managers – we love what we do and we are looking for visual arts professionals who are just as into public art as we are! The City of Austin Texas Art in Public Places Program is pleased to announce a new job opportunity for a full-time AIPP Coordinator. Please join our established team of public art professionals. We seek a highly motivated candidate with a background in the arts and in project management to join our award-winning team. Public art experience a BIG plus!

DEADLINE: 04/05/2017

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LAGUNA BEACH – RFP – Public Art Review Panel

In RFP on March 13, 2017 at 3:23 am

The Arts Commission is seeking qualified Architects, Design Professionals, Artists, Curators and Directors of Arts Organizations to serve on a Public Art Review Panel. The Commission will review applications and approve a prequalified pool to review submissions.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call

DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: Sian Poeschl, Cultural Arts Manager, art@lagunabeachcity.net