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SANTA ROSA, CA – RFQ – Depot Park

In RFQ on July 5, 2017 at 11:43 pm

This public art opportunity is for one artist or team of artists to create a dynamic installation that reflects the identity of the historic Railroad Square neighborhood. This can be approached abstractly or literally. The public art should be interactive, activate Depot Park, create a sense of place in daylight and at night, and reinforce the location as a gathering space. Installations integrated with landscape or hardscape elements, and those with functional components will also be considered.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to practicing, professional artists residing in the United States.

BUDGET: The maximum budget is $32,000 and should be all inclusive of artists fees and project related expenses. Finalists invited to submit proposals will receive an honorarium of $500 for their efforts and materials for a maquette of their proposed project.

DEADLINE: August 3, 2017

QUESTIONS: Tara Thompson, Arts Coordinator, City of Santa Rosa, 707-543-4512, tthompson@srcity.org.

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Presidio Public Art/New Media Art Project

In RFQ on July 5, 2017 at 11:03 pm

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Presidio Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport a permanent or semi-permanent new media artwork for Presidio Park and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artists or artist teams legally authorized to work in the U.S.

BUDGET: Approximately $525,000

DEADLINE: July 27, 2017, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: John Mendivil, Consultant Services Coordinator, jmendivil@sandiego.gov

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INDIO – RFQ – 9/11 – First Responders Memorial

In RFQ on June 19, 2017 at 5:18 pm

The City of Indio Public Arts & Historic Preservation Commission is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, original, outdoor public art piece to honor the many victims of the September 11 World Trade Center tragedy. This work of public art will serve as a permanent memorial and focal point of the site that is to be located within a public art space located at the northwest corner of Jackson Street and Kenner Avenue, in Indio, California.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all artists and artist teams; all members of the team must be practicing, professionals residing in the United States.

BUDGET: The budget for this project is $100,000. This amount is inclusive of all costs, including travel, installation, permits, site restoration, insurance, and transportation.

DEADLINE: Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

QUESTIONS: All Requests for Information must be received by 3:00 P.M. Monday, June 12, 2017. Questions must be submitted no later than this time and submitted in writing to Les Johnson, Development Services Director, via email at: ljohnson@indio.org. Any questions submitted after this time will not be addressed.

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Muralist

In RFQ on June 12, 2017 at 3:36 pm

L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Founded in 1991, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources, and to educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Based on the direction of the community partner, translate their vision into an illustrated mock-up that will be submitted to school principals or nonprofit partner for review and approval. Preferably be on site for event day to co-lead volunteer groups with art direction, when needed freestyle additional designs and clean up murals with aerosol. Estimated hours during event day average 6-8 hours. Project sites are public schools and community-based nonprofits located throughout LA County (San Fernando Valley, NELA, Mid-City, South LA, SouthBay, EastLA, Downtown LA).

BUDGET: This is a contracted project-based position. Compensation is based on the number of conceptualized designs, the number of surface areas and event day availability. Depending on event size, the fee ranges from $300 – $1500+.

TO APPLY: Submit resume, artist statement and 4-10 work samples via email or web links to Keisa Davis keisa@laworks.com

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFQ – Data Visualizations for WeHo Arts: The Plan

In RFQ on June 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division is seeking qualifications from artists and artist teams in order to select an artist/team(s) to produce data visualizations of the community priorities and information collected in the City’s cultural plan, WeHo Arts: The Plan. The City intends to select three (3) artist/team(s) to create unique digital artworks to illustrate the vision for The Plan and its outcomes. Artists will be tasked to reference mostly text-based data collected during the cultural planning process to design an infographic, gif and/or video to illustrate the findings. Artists are invited to refer to the “How We Heard It – Overarching Principles + Priorities” as a reference for some of the data collected. Additional information about the cultural plan can be accessed on the city’s website, www.weho.org/theplan. Each commissioned project will be required to be designed to function on the City’s various multi-media platforms (social media, video billboards, WeHo TV, city website) and as a printed take-away.

ELIGIBILITY: The Request for Qualifications is open to professional artists/artist teams residing in the United States. Professional artists/artist teams residing in West Hollywood are especially encouraged to apply.

BUDGET: Three (3) commissions will be awarded to three (3) unique individuals and/or artist teams with budgets for individual projects to not exceed $3,000 each.

DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm, June 15, 2017.

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, City of West Hollywood, (323) 848-6846, rehemann@weho.org

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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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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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