Posts Tagged ‘Carlsbad’

CARLSBAD – RFP – Carlsbad Art Wall

In RFP on August 9, 2017 at 5:03 pm

The Carlsbad Art Wall is a public urban canvas open to interested artists looking to donate their art to the Carlsbad Village urban landscape. Murals will rotate on a monthly basis and will be approved by a Carlsbad Art Wall committee headed by Carlsbad Village based artist Bryan Snyder. The goal of the Carlsbad Art Wall is to serve as a conduit between aspiring artists and professional artists, to provide a platform to engage and educate the Carlsbad community in the creative act of large scale public painting and to introduce a variety of new art and creative processes to the Carlsbad community. The Carlsbad Art Wall is a project collaboration by Snyder Art and Design and Señor Grubby’s.

BUDGET: All supplies are the responsibility of the artist. Photos, video and marketing services documenting the creative process will be donated to each participating artist.

DEADLINE: Rolling application

TO APPLY: All mural proposals are to be submitted via this website using the form located on the contact page.

CITY OF CARLSBAD – RFQ – Pine Avenue Community Park

In RFQ on October 20, 2015 at 8:26 pm

The City of Carlsbad’s Library & Cultural Arts Department seeks an artist or artist team to develop site-integrated artwork in conjunction with the future park improvements for the Pine Avenue Community Park. The improvements include an 18,000 sf multi-purpose, multi-generational community center and a garden area consisting of an ornamental garden and community garden plots. The City of Carlsbad recently hired architectural firm Roesling Nakamura Terada with landscape architecture firm Spurlock Poirier to prepare design and construction documents for these improvements. Construction documents are expected to be finalized by April 2016 and construction of the park improvements are expected to begin in November 2016 with completion by December 2017.

ELIGIBILITY: The call is open to established professional artists residing and eligible to work in the United States. Preference may be given to artists living in Southern California. Artists whose work is already represented in the city’s collection are eligible to apply, but the artist selection panel will consider artistic diversity as one factor in the selection process.

BUDGET: The total project budget is $100,000, all inclusive of travel expenses, taxes and other project costs.

DEADLINE: November 23, 2015 at 4 p.m. PST 

QUESTIONS: Vincent Kitch, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Carlsbad, 760-434-2920,


CITY OF CARLSBAD – RFP – Cultural Plan Consultant

In RFP on July 27, 2015 at 2:41 am

The City of Carlsbad is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consultant teams with specific experience in community cultural planning to provide professional consulting services in the development of a comprehensive Community Cultural Plan.

The prospective consultant will develop a master plan with elements that will provide clarity and direction for arts and cultural development throughout Carlsbad; guide development of arts and cultural programs, services and facilities; create a framework and recommendations based on community input and vision; and reflect city policies and planning documents, such as policy guidelines and other city master plans.

The consultant will work closely with city staff, the Arts Commission and the community in preparing the Community Cultural Plan. The consultant will create a full report and executive summary for public distribution.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to qualified consultants with no geographical limitations

BUDGET: Budget available upon request

DEADLINE: September 4, 2015

QUESTIONS: John DeRego, City of Carlsbad, Purchasing/Contract Admin., Tel:(760) 602-2467. If you have any questions regarding the bid process, please contact the Finance/Purchasing Department at (760) 602-2430.



In RFP on May 7, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Green Public Art Consultancy invites artists, performers and designers to create floats, placards, portable sculptures, kites, performances, art bikes, balloons and street spectacles for a Green Art Parade! Parade entries can make political statements, environmental messages. For inspiration, visit this pinterest board to get those wheels turning!

The route will begin at a location TBD in North Park and will conclude at Art Produce (3139 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104). Participants must be able to walk, run, and/or roll the entire route. The route will not exceed 1 mile in length.

The Green Art Parade will occur on two dates, Saturday, July 13, 2013 and Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:00 – 8:00pm. An artist’s reception at the Art Produce gallery and garden will immediately follow each event.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all artists residing in Southern California. Artists living in San Diego are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Submission materials are due May 15, 2013 by 5:00pm via email to: . Selected artists notified on May 20, 2013 with an official invitation to participate.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Rebecca Ansert, or 424-229-2257


Member Meeting, November 4, Ventura

In For Members on October 31, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Friday, November 4 is the Fall 2011 PAC SoCal meeting, hosted by the City of Ventura. Following our meeting please join  us for lunch at Taqueria Tepatitlan and a public art tour arranged curtosey of Denise Sindelar, Community Partnerships Manager, City of Ventura. As an added bonus, November 4 is Ventura’s First Friday’s art galleries event.

MEETING LOCATION: City of Ventura, Bell Arts Factory, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Studio 101, Ventura, CA 93001, 805.643.1960

TIME: 10 AM – 12:00 PM


  • Introductions & Member Updates (15 minutes)
  • Welcome from City of Ventura, Community Partnerships Manager
  • Denise Sindelar (15 minutes)
  • WESTAF Presentation: Public Art Archive – Rachel Cain (25 minutes)
  • Social Media Projects (15 minutes)
  • Collaborative Initiatives: Cross Agency Projects (15 minutes)
  • PAN Best Practices / State of Public Art Field – Constance White (25 minutes)
  • Closing Remarks

*LUNCH: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Taqueria Tepatitlan, 362 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 653-0508

PUBLIC ART TOUR: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

*Please email your RSVP and LUNCH ORDER to: Jennifer Henning at

ARTS TUNE-UP: The Traveling Arts Information Workshops for Visual Artists

In Artist Professional Development on October 14, 2011 at 4:10 pm


Registration and Check-in: 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

There will be a series of 5 round-robin sessions (25 minutes each)

Locate and join the table that has the topic you want to learn more about

After 25 minutes an announcement will be made, indicating that the session is over

Rotate to other tables as the sessions repeat

Workshop Location:


10:00 A.M TO 1:00 P.M.


2225 Colorado Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90041

REGISTER ONLINE through SurveyMonkey by visiting this website:

Topics for Visual Artists:

  • 10 Things to Know About Fabrication Before Submitting Your Proposal
  • Arts Education In-School Resources & Working in Arts Education (K-12)
  • Becoming a Facebook Ninja for Beginners
  • Best Foot Forward: Creating Compelling Presentations
  • Every Artist Insured: Understanding Health Insurance and Healthcare Reform
  • Fundraising for Individual Artists
  • Getting Your Sh*t Together
  • Green Art Initiatives
  • Individual Artist Resources
  • Licensing for Visual Artists
  • Marketing for Visual Artists
  • Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services
  • On Your ‘A’ Game, Things to Know When Interviewing for a Public Art Commission
  • Public Art 101
  • Working In Context

QUESTIONS? Contact Anji Gaspar-Milanovic, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, (213) 202-3981,


Member Meeting, November 4

In For Members on September 27, 2011 at 11:36 pm

Friday, November 4, 2011

Time TBD

City of Ventura

We are pleased to invite you to the Fall 2011 PACSoCal meeting hosted by the City of Ventura! Following our meeting please join us for lunch and a very special public art tour being arranged courtesy of Denise Sindelar, Community Partnerships Manager, City of Ventura.

As an added bonus November 4 is also Ventura’s First Fridays galleries event. If anyone is interested in staying over please send an email to: Jennifer Henning at and we will check on discounted room rates and transportation.

agenda to be posted soon


Member Meeting, April 22

In For Members on April 6, 2011 at 2:49 am

Friday, April 22nd

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

City of Santa Monica

If you have not already done so, please RSVP to by the end of the week, April 8.

Items to be discussed:
• Member updates
• Update on the City of Santa Monica’s Palisades Park art commission and design process – Malina Moore
• WRAP (Web Resources for Art in Public) and upcoming Public Art Review issue – Jack Becker and Helen Lessick
• Collaborative initiatives – Greg Esser
• Research, model policy development and public art advocacy – Jessie Nemiroff
• De-brief and artist feedback on first two Making it Public workshops – Letitia F. Ivins
• PAN pre-conference in SD, Constance White, – 15 minutes

Meeting location, parking and directions posted on the listserve

MAKING IT PUBLIC: Workshops on Public Art Practice for Artists

In Artist Professional Development on December 2, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Brought to you by the Public Art Coalition of Southern California

MAKING IT PUBLIC: Workshops on Public Art Practice for Artists is a training series tailored to Southern California artists in pursuit of public art commissions. The Public Art Coalition of Southern California (PACSoCal) is a regional network of public art professionals. In response to the need for public artist technical assistance, PACSoCal has developed three sequential workshops addressing different aspects of the public art application, commissioning, design and fabrication processes as well as providing tips for successful artist-run business.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, December 15, 2010