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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Zev Yaroslavsky Family Center

In RFQ on September 18, 2018 at 8:19 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission Civic Art Program seeks an artist or artist team to create a large scale, interior artwork for the Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center. The Center is a community-based, integrated service, multi-agency facility that allows for seamless delivery of health and human services. It provides essential assessments, services, and referrals linked to a range of County and community resources that are family-focused, culturally sensitive, responsive, and accessible. Civic Art is an essential element of the vision and implementation of the Center. The artwork will resonate with the facility’s patients, visitors, and staff, and reflect the Center’s purpose, which is to bring together multiple family agencies under one roof to foster collaboration and ease of client experience.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to professional artists residing or working within the United States that have had experience with large scale projects.

BUDGET: The all-inclusive artwork budget is approximately $92,000.

DEADLINE: November 1, 2018 5:00 PM (PST)

QUESTIONS: Iris Anna Regn, Civic Art Project Manager, IRegn@arts.lacounty.gov

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LOS ANGELES – RFP – Creative Catalyst Program

In RFP on September 17, 2018 at 2:41 pm

The Department of Cultural Affairs Grants Administrative Division invites experienced and innovative artists, curators, architects or persons with a similar skill set in creative production and community organizing to submit proposals to the Creative Catalyst Program. This program is in its second year and is a collaboration between the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to place innovation-minded citizen in residence at DOT for contractual employment for two years, to develop ideas, spark culture change, and produce creative interventions related to Vision Zero, a city initiative to reduce and eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must live in Los Angeles County

BUDGET: The select applicant will be contracted by DCA and receive a $52,000 stipend over a 12-month period. If all parties are satisfied, the 12-month contract will be extended for another 12-months. The proposed time frame for the proposed job is December 2018 to December 2019.

DEADLINE: September 28, 2018, 5:00 PM (PST)

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Residencies at the Camera Obscura Art Lab

In RFP on August 30, 2018 at 11:24 pm

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks applications from artists and artisans for a fourteen-week studio residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. Residency terms are: Jan 9 – April 17, 2019April 24 – July 31, 2019, or August 7 – November 13, 2019. Up to two applicants will be chosen to fill each term. The Studio Residency Program offers artists a shared glass-walled studio with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, four blocks 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.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must live in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: An honorarium of $2,000 and use of the facility for a final exhibit/presentation is offered to each successful applicant.

DEADLINE: 10/10/1810:59pm PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor, culture@smgov.net, (310) 458-2257

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – CURRENT: LA Call for Artists

In RFQ on June 27, 2018 at 9:53 pm

CURRENT:LA is presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) every three years. It features temporary public art projects and public programs that activate all 15 Council Districts in the City of Los Angeles. DCA is seeking artists/teams qualified to create original, temporary public art projects for CURRENT:LA FOOD in 2019. Up to ten (10) artists or artist team(s) will be awarded a temporary public art commission through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). CURRENT:LA FOOD will take place from October 5 to November 3, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to professional artists/teams living in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: $25,000

DEADLINE: July 26, 2018, 11:59pm

QUESTIONS: Paul Pescador, paul.pescador@lacity.org, (213) 202-5544

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – CURRENT: LA Public Program Providers

In RFQ on June 27, 2018 at 9:29 pm

CURRENT:LA is presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) every three years. It features temporary public art projects and public programs that activate all 15 Council Districts in the City of Los Angeles. DCA is seeking individuals, collectives, and nonprofit organizations qualified to create original public programs as part of CURRENT:LA FOOD in 2019. Up to fifteen (15) individuals, collectives, and/or nonprofit organizations will be awarded public program commissions through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). CURRENT:LA FOOD will take place from October 5 to November 3, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to individuals, collectives, and nonprofit organizations based in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: $3,000- $10,000

DEADLINE: July 26, 2018, 11:59pm

QUESTIONS: Paul Pescador, paul.pescador@lacity.org, (213) 202-5544

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Vermont Corridor

In RFQ on April 26, 2018 at 5:58 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission Civic Art Program seeks artist(s) or artist team(s) to create ARTWORK for the Vermont Corridor Building, a new facility for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. The Vermont Corridor is a major project which spans 5 County owned properties in the Korea-town area of LA. The sites are located at 3175 West 6th Street and at 433, 510, 526, 532 and 550 South Vermont Avenue. This project is anticipated to have a two year design and construction schedule.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to artists living in the United States. In an effort to grow a diverse collection, artists who have artwork in the Los Angeles County’s Civic Art Collection will not be eligible unless this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project.

BUDGET: All-inclusive budget of $850,000, which is divided between the two art opportunities in $700,000 for the terrace level and $150,000 for the client intake level.

DEADLINE: Monday, June 4, 2018

QUESTIONS: Mayen Alcantara, Senior Project Manager of Civic Art, at 213-202-5859 or at malcantara@arts.lacounty.gov with subject: VERMONT CORRIDOR BUILDING

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center

In RFQ on March 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks an artist or artist team to design and create a large scale hanging artwork for the lobby of Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, an innovative new health and social services center that brings together seven Los Angeles County departments so that families can experience integrated, cohesive care all under one roof. The Center is home to Inverted Landscape, an award winning Elena Manferdini sculpture in the lobby and Future Memories by Lynn Criswell in the employee lunch rooms. Funding has been identified for a third civic artwork that will contribute to setting an inviting atmosphere for clients in the lobby. The proposed artwork can either be a hanging artwork or a mobile and must be lightweight.

ELIGIBILITY: The commission is open to professional artists residing in Southern California, defined as Ventura to San Diego Counties, who have demonstrated successful completion of a permanent large scale civic artwork. Artists who already have artwork in the County’s Civic Art Collection are eligible to apply if this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project.

BUDGET: The all-inclusive artwork budget is approximately $100,000. This budget includes artist fees, liability insurance, artist travel, and all costs associated with the design, engineering, fabrication, permitting, delivery and installation of the artwork.

DEADLINE: May 7, 2018

QUESTIONS:  Iris Anna Regn, Civic Art Project Manager, at 213-202-3985 or iregn@arts.lacounty.gov

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Out of the Blue: Installation and Public Practice Projects

In RFP on February 7, 2018 at 12:47 am

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks proposals from individual artists, partnerships and collectives residing in Los Angeles County for temporary art projects at the Annenberg Community Beach House (415 Pacific Coast Highway). Out of the Blue showcases process, participation, and art as a social practice, engaging the public through planned and chance encounters with artistic creation. One or more projects may be accepted for non-overlapping time frames between July 10 and August 31, 2018. The selected artist(s) may spend preparation and research time at a shared Beach House office, if desired, starting June 10.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists living in Los Angeles County

BUDGET: For projects that take place between one and seven weeks, budgets of between $3,000 and $20,000 will be considered.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by 12:00pm (noon) PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor, naomi.okuyama@smgov.net; 310-458-2257

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LACMA – RFP – Art + Technology Lab

In RFP on January 3, 2018 at 4:36 pm

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Technology Lab at LACMA grant program supports projects that explore artistic applications of emerging technologies and ideas related to technology and culture. The program offers artists and artist collectives financial and in-kind support for new projects, with the help of expert partners from the fields of science, technology, and engineering. The Art + Technology Lab is presented by Hyundai. The program is made possible by Accenture, Google, SpaceX, and other innovative companies and individuals. The Lab is part of the Hyundai Project: Art + Technology at LACMA, a joint initiative exploring the convergence of art and technology.

ELIGIBILITY: Art + Technology Lab grants are open to individuals and collectives located anywhere in the world.

BUDGET: Grants may provide financial support of up to $50,000 per project to cover artist fees and direct costs, including materials. Recipients may also receive in-kind support, such as mentorship, coaching, advice, and exposure to technologies in development at partner organizations, including Hyundai, Accenture, Google, and SpaceX, as well as independent artists and academics working in art and technology from Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and elsewhere.

DEADLINE:  11:59 pm on February 21, 2018

QUESTIONS:  Please submit questions to lab@lacma.org or view our FAQ at lacma.org/lab.

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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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