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SAN FRANCISCO – RFQ – SF Bart projects and Artist Pool

In RFQ on February 13, 2018 at 3:33 pm

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is seeking artists for 5 projects, and an artist pool. The opportunities: 1. Market Street Canopies – Artists to design low relief element; 2. Lake Merritt Plaza/TOF – Artist as Design Team Member; 3. Walnut Creek Station – Artist as Design Team Member; 4. Concord Station – Artist as Design Team Member.

The Station projects each seek an artist to participate in community engagement and identify opportunities for art to be incorporated into elements of the station that as part of the planned renovation or new construction. Artists can also apply solely for a pool of artist as design team member for future projects.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must reside in California

BUDGET: $20,000 – $40,000 per project (see RFQ for details)

DEADLINE: March 5, 2018 at 10 p.m. PST

QUESTIONS: Jennifer Easton, BART Art Program Manager, jeaston@bart.gov. No phone calls please.

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SACRAMENTO – RFQ – Sacramento Convention and Theater Complex

In RFQ on February 8, 2018 at 12:40 am

The City of Sacramento, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, a division of the City of Sacramento Convention and Cultural Services Department, invites Public Artists and Artists teams, as well as Studio Artists to submit their qualifications for potential inclusion in a pre-qualified artist database for public art opportunities for the Sacramento Convention Center and Community Theater sites. This list will be used to request proposals from artists to create permanently installed artwork at various sites throughout the Theater, the Convention Center, and the Plaza during the next three years. In addition, the Public Art Program reserves the rights to use this pre-qualified list to request proposals, commission or purchase existing work for other opportunities that might arise.

ELIGIBILITY: The project is open to experienced professional artists nationally and internationally.

BUDGET: The projected budget for the Convention and Theater Complex is estimated at $4 million for multiple projects, programming and inclusive of all artist’s fees and expenses for design, fabrication, transportation and installation.

DEADLINE: March 5, 2018, 5:00 pm (PST)

QUESTIONS: Lennée Eller, Metro Arts Manager, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Office, Leller@cityofsacramento.org or 916-808-8877

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LAGUNA BEACH – RFQ – 3 Projects (2x Beach Access + Stairway)

In RFQ on January 11, 2018 at 10:01 pm

The City of Laguna Beach seeks an artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install dynamic, site-specific artwork for three unique projects,  Agate Street Beach Assess Project, Thalia Street Beach Access Project, Third Street Stairway Project, with the primary goal of creating iconic imagery, unique to the setting and scale of the location that enhances the Laguna Beach experience. Artists should be innovative and visionary to integrate art functionality with public spaces. These projects are made possible by the generous donations by Laguna Beach residents. Artists may submit their qualifications for one or all projects as deemed by their professional experience.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call

BUDGET: Each of the three unique projects will have a budget of $30,000

DEADLINE: March 19, 2018

QUESTIONS: Siân Poeschl, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Laguna Beach, (949) 497-0722, spoeschl@lagunabeachcity.net.

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Creative Strategist Artist-in-Residence (AIR)

In RFQ on December 7, 2017 at 4:47 pm

AIR is a two-year artist-in-residence (AIR) that embeds an artist as creative strategist and art maker into Los Angeles County’s Vision Zero Initiative to raise awareness and address real life traffic safety issues by fostering community interaction as a bridge builder, seeking out the community’s creative spark in order to incubate and foster a diversity of creative solution, ideas as well as innovative artist-driven programming. The creative strategist will serve as an AIR and reside within the Department of Public Health (DPH) Policies for Liavable Active Communities and Environments program (PLACE) with a part-time commitment and flexible scheduling. The AIR will work collaboratively across County departments and staff.

ELIGIBILITY: AIR is open to professional artists who are residents of Los Angeles County and are available to participate onsite for a part-time flexible schedule in County offices in Koreatown and Alhambra as well as community locations in unincorporated LA County for the duration of the AIR.

BUDGET: Each year the artist will be given an all-inclusive budget of $35,000 per year for artist fees and travel/mileage/parking ($25,000) and all costs associated with the development and execution of community-specific engagement, activities and art making ($10,000).

DEADLINE: January 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM (PST)

QUESTIONS: Pauline Kanako Kamiyama, Deputy Director of Civic Art, (213) 202-5920, pkamiyama@arts.lacounty.gov

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ORANGE COUNTY – RFQ – John Wayne Airport

In RFQ on December 2, 2017 at 12:02 am

John Wayne Airport, Orange County (JWA) invites artists or teams to submit qualifications for a design/fabrication opportunity for incorporation into an outdoor sculpture viewing plaza at Terminal C of JWA’s Thomas F. Riley Terminal. A single original piece of site-specific ground mounted artwork is being sought for purchase. The selected artwork will be located outside of Terminal C windows in the indoor pedestrian walkway between Terminals B and C and adjacent to the Departure Level sidewalk at Terminal C Valet Parking.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to artists living in the United States

BUDGET: To be determined

DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Wednesday, January 31, 2018

QUESTIONS: Questions Submittal Deadline -No later than 4:00 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 submitted via www.bidsync.com. Bid packet shall be available on www.bidsync.com.

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Little Tokyo LAB Artist Residency

In RFQ on November 27, 2017 at 6:20 pm

Little Tokyo Service Center seeks creative artists whose artistic practice reflects a desire to work collaboratively or within a community context; reflects an awareness of culture, socio-economic and political paradigms; has a demonstrated interest in subject matter addressing the history of Japanese American communities; and is willing to be engaged with the residency program through their art making disciplines including: social and civic practice; sculpture and installation; visual art; photography, video or media; design; creative writing; movement and dance; music or performance traditions. Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation in Los Angeles, California, presents the +LAB Artist Residency Program, which seeks 4 artists for a three-month community based residency May 1 through July 31, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: Must live and work in California, be at least 21 years of age by application deadline, not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program, able to participate in the residency for the full three month period, agree to live for the three month residency session at the Hotel Daimaru, and CV should demonstrate working professionally for at least five years.

BUDGET: $4000 monthly stipend, up to $500 RT in-state travel, up to $8000 project budget

DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

QUESTIONS: pluslab@ltsc.org or 213-473-3029

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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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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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SAN DIEGO AIRPORT – RFQ – Performing Arts Residency

In RFQ on September 11, 2017 at 8:29 pm

The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport environment and cultivates the regional performing arts community. This opportunity is a process-oriented residency program open to performing arts groups working in all disciplines including dance, music, theater, as well cross-disciplinary media (digital, etc.).

ELIGIBILITY: Established and emerging performing arts groups

BUDGET: $15,000.

DEADLINE: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Contact arts@san.org

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