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CULVER CITY – RFQ – Iconic Art Work at The Culver Steps

In Uncategorized on October 15, 2019 at 8:40 pm

Comissioning Agency: LeBasse Projects

Title: Iconic Art Work at The Culver Steps

Background: LeBasse Projects and Hackman Capital Partners seek one or more artist(s) or artist team to develop iconic and dynamic artwork for The Culver Steps

Eligibility: International

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Budget: The selected artist(s) or team will be awarded a comprehensive contract that will cover the monumental artwork design and engineering, fabrication, materials, installation, insurance, travel, meetings with staff as necessary, and all related incidental expenses.

Budget Range
$1.5-$2 million

Contact information: LeBasse Projects
mail@lebasseprojects.com

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LAGUNA NIGUEL – RFP – Public Art Sculpture

In Uncategorized on September 23, 2019 at 7:29 pm

Comissioning Agency: City of Laguna Niguel

Title of Call to Artists: Public Art Sculpture

Background: The City of Laguna Niguel has released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Design, Fabrication, and Installation of a Public Art Sculpture for the new Crown Valley Community Center, located at 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA. Currently, the Crown Valley Community Center is under construction with a tentative grand opening scheduled around May 2020. Once completed, the Public Art Sculpture will add to the prestige of the new building and engage the community in imaginative interaction and reflection.

The RFP Due Date to submit a proposal for a permanent, exterior Public Art Sculpture is November 4, 2019 at 3pm PST.

The City Council will award the project at the December 17, 2019 City Council Meeting. Installation of the Public Art Sculpture can begin in January 2020 (specific date TBD). Installation must be completed before April 1, 2020.

Eligibility: The competition is open to established professional artists with a strong preference for local artists from the City of Laguna Niguel, California. Only professional artists with reviewable portfolios are eligible to apply. Applicants with experience working on a permanent exterior art sculpture within a public process are preferred. Teams of artists and non-artists are allowed.

Artists are not limited to California only.

Deadline: Monday, November 4, 2019, 3pm PST

Budget: The total budget for the commissioned public art sculpture is $100,000 inclusive of all artist’s fees and expenses for design, fabrication, transportation and installation. Any cost related to submitting a proposal in response to the RFP is not reimbursable by the City of Laguna Niguel.

Contact information: Russell Narahara, Management Analyst by email at RNarahara@cityoflagunaniguel.org, or by phone at (949) 362-4313

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BURBANK – RFQ – Burbank Arts Beautification Program

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

Comissioning Agency: Burbank Cultural Arts Commission

RFQ or RFP: RFQ

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

BurbankArts@burbankca.gov
or by phone at (818) 238-5398

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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, culture@smgov.net

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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, culture@smgov.net

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Performing Arts Residency Program

In Uncategorized on August 16, 2019 at 9:54 pm

Background: San Diego International Airport’s Performing Arts Program provides a unique platform to celebrate San Diego’s local culture and present the region’s diverse talent in dance, theater, live music, and more through an ongoing concert series, special event performances, and an bi-annual airport residency. The program enhances the airport environment and enriches the experience of airport visitors by providing unexpected encounters with arts programming.

SAN’s Arts Program launched its Performing Arts Residency Program in 2016. The residency cultivates the local performing arts community by inviting two artist groups/collectives to develop and perform new work over the course of five months that is inspired by and enlivens the airport environment.

Eligibility: Open to performing arts group working in all disciplines including but not limited to dance, music, theater, as well cross-disciplinary media including digital performance and projection.

Budget: A contract in the amount of $15,000 will be awarded for a five-month residency period. The selected artist groups/organizations will be required to be onsite at least twice per month and conduct at least one performance or workshop per month. Residents will work with the airport’s Arts Program staff to schedule all meetings, activities and engagement exercises necessary for the project development process. Each residency will commence with an initial site research and proposal development period and the selected artist groups/organizations will work with Arts Program staff to define subsequent performances.

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SACRAMENTO – RFQ – Natural Resources Agency and Health and Human Services

In Uncategorized on August 14, 2019 at 9:13 pm

Commissioning Agency: Dyson & Womack

RFQ

Title: Public Art RFQ Natural Resources Agency and Health and Human Services

Background: The State of California will implement a Public Art Program in Sacramento in conjunction with two new build projects, the New Natural Resource Headquarters, and the Health and Human Services Building. The Public Art Program aims to inspire world-class public artworks, engaging diverse voices in shaping our civic spaces. It is an opportunity for artists to create within the rich contexts of the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA), and California Health and Human Services (CHHS).

Four public art commission opportunities are open to artists through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Artists should review each opportunity and apply to the commission that best suits their interests and practice. Artists may apply to more than one commission but must apply separately to each. We invite artists to engage critically with the mission of the California Natural Resource Agency and California Health and Human Services, and the vision of the Public Art Plan.

Eligibility: All artists are eligible to apply.

Deadline: September 20, 2019 5PM PST

Budget: $960,000

Contact information: Dyson & Womack, info@dysonwomack.com

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1 – Construction Site Banner Artwork Design Services

In Uncategorized on August 6, 2019 at 12:02 am

Comissioning Agency: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

RFQ or RFP: RFQ

Title: Call to Arts and Culture Organizations – Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1 – Construction Site Banner Artwork Design Services

Background: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro’s) Art program works with artists and communities to create temporary artwork, specifically designed to enhance the streetscape during project construction phases.

Metro invites arts and cultural organizations, with demonstrated experience working with Los Angeles communities, to partner with a lead artist to submit qualifications for an opportunity to design and digitize TWO (2) original, site specific artworks for large-scale temporary mural installations. The unique artwork designs will be printed and installed on the sound walls at the construction sites located at Wilshire/Crenshaw, Wilshire/Western, Wilshire/La Brea and Wilshire/Ogden.

Eligibility: Los Angeles-based arts and cultural organizations with demonstrated experience working with communities along the corridor are encouraged to apply.

All application materials must be submitted online via SlideRoom at https://metroart.slideroom.com/. There is no charge to organizations for using SlideRoom. Look for “Call for Construction Site Banner Art Designs.”

Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019, 5:00pm PST

Budget: An all-inclusive, not to exceed budget of $40,000 shall include design fee, artwork supplies, artwork preparation and digitization for printing, community engagement, insurance, and other administrative costs for two designs. Metro will cover the cost of printing and installing the banners, and any regulatory permits that may be required.

Contact information: At this time, no pre-proposal conference has been scheduled for this RFQ. Please forward any questions regarding this RFQ via e-mail to Clare Haggarty, Senior Manager, Metro Arts and Design at haggartyc@metro.net

E-mail requests should include the subject line: Construction Site Banner Art Designs Clarification. Questions are reviewed, and answers provided per a schedule. All questions must be received in writing, via e-mail, no later than 4:00pm PST on August 30, 2019. Final responses will be provided by September 6, 2019.

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Wilshire/La Cienega Station – Artwork Design Services

In Uncategorized on August 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Comissioning Agency: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

RFQ or RFP: RFQ

Title: Wilshire/La Cienega Station – Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Artwork Design Services

Background: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites visual artists residing in the United States to submit qualifications for an opportunity to create a 2D artwork for the concourse level of the future Wilshire/La Cienega Metro Rail Station. The Wilshire/La Cienega station is part of the Westside Purple Line Extension. This project is being built in three sections. Section 1 between Wilshire/Western and Wilshire/La Cienega is now under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2023.

The selected artist will design a site specific and original artwork for the tiled walls of the concourse level. Artists who have a practice in painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, textiles, photography, still digital or other 2D media will be considered. The artwork design must be digitized and delivered as high-resolution files in full scale for translation into individual glass tile panels. The north wall measures 10 feet high and 136 feet long, the south wall measures 10 feet high and 64 feet long and the walls face each other. Total approximate area is 2,000 square feet (final dimensions subject to change) and each glass tile panel measures 18 inches high and 36 inches long. Metro will manage and cover the cost of fabricating and installing the artwork. The artist will provide fabrication and installation oversight.

Eligibility: This call is open to emerging and established professional visual artists who are legally authorized to work in the United States (per U.S. Department of Labor). Please note that artists who have completed a permanent Metro Art commission may apply, but are ineligible for new commissions if they are currently working on a Metro Art commission or have completed a Metro Art commission within the last three years. Employees and contractors involved in constructing rail and bus lines for Metro are ineligible.

All application materials must be submitted online via SlideRoom at https://metroart.slideroom.com/. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom

Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019, 5:00pm PST

Budget: An all-inclusive, not to exceed budget of $95,000 shall include the design fee, community engagement, insurance and other administrative costs associated with the development and delivery of the artwork design and oversight of fabrication and installation.

Contact information: Please forward any questions regarding this RFQ via e-mail to Clare Haggarty, Senior Manager, Metro Arts and Design at haggartyc@metro.net.

E-mail requests should include the subject line: Wilshire/La Cienega RFQ Clarification . Questions are reviewed, and answers provided per a schedule. All questions must be received in writing, via e-mail, no later than 4:00pm PST on August 30, 2019. Final responses will be provided by September 6, 2019.

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Hollywood/Highland Station – Artwork Design Services

In Uncategorized on August 5, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Comissioning Agency: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

RFQ or RFP: RFQ

Title of Call to Artists: Hollywood/Highland Station – Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Artwork Design Services

Background: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites visual artists residing in the United States to submit qualifications for an opportunity to create a 2D artwork for the entrance of the existing Hollywood/Highland Metro Rail Station. The Hollywood/Highland station, which opened in 2000, is served by the Red Line and offers multiple connections to Metro Bus Lines.

The selected artist will design a site specific and original artwork to replace the ceramic tiled walls at the station entrance. Artists who have a practice in painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, textiles, photography, still digital or other 2D media will be considered. The artwork design must be digitized and delivered as high-resolution files in full scale for translation into glass mosaic. In addition to developing the artwork, the artist will provide fabrication and installation oversight. The artwork will be executed on three adjacent walls. The primary wall, measuring approximately 70 feet long and 12 feet high, directly faces the escalators and stairs leading to the concourse. Perpendicular to each side of the primary wall are two additional wall sections, each measuring 25 feet long and 12 feet high. The total area is approximately 1,300 square feet. Final dimensions may be subject to change and are to be verified.

Eligibility: This call is open to emerging and established professional visual artists who are legally authorized to work in the United States (per U.S. Department of Labor). Please note that artists who have completed a permanent Metro Art commission may apply, but are ineligible for new commissions if they are currently working on a Metro Art commission or have completed a Metro Art commission within the last three years. Employees and contractors involved in constructing rail and bus lines for Metro are ineligible.

Application materials must be received by Metro via https://metroart.slideroom.com/ by 5:00pm PST on Monday, September 16, 2019

Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019, 5:00pm PST

Budget: An all-inclusive, not to exceed budget of $95,000 shall include the design fee, community engagement, insurance and other administrative costs associated with the development and delivery of the artwork design and oversight of fabrication and installation.

Contact information: Please forward any questions regarding this RFQ via e-mail to Mayen Alcantara, Senior Manager, Metro Arts and Design at alcantaram@metro.net

E-mail requests should include the subject line: Hollywood/Highland RFQ Clarification. Questions are reviewed, and answers provided per a schedule. Final questions must be received in writing, via e-mail, no later than 4:00pm PST August 30, 2019 responses will be provided by September 6, 2019.

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