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SAN DIEGO – Salary Position – Civic Art Assistant

In Salary Position on June 9, 2017 at 10:55 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full-time Civic Art Program Assistant for its Civic Art Program, which works with emerging and leading civic artists, County departments and communities to create artwork, exhibitions, temporary art and event based programming for new and renovated facilities throughout Los Angeles County.

ELIGIBILITY: Candidates should have experience in a responsible administrative role, preferably with a nonprofit art organization or municipality working in a support capacity. The successful candidate will have knowledge of, or interest in, public art and contemporary visual arts; proven top-notch organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; familiarity with design and photo editing software; and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7, MS Word, PowerPoint, databases and Excel.

SALARY: This is a full-time contract position. The annual compensation is $31,000-$42,000 based on experience. Selected contractor will be required to have General Liability and Auto Insurance and must complete a Live Scan (criminal background check).

DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Position will remain open until the staffing need is met and may close without advance notice.

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, no more than two pages, stating why the position is of interest and your skill set relevant to the position, résumé, a list of three professional references, including name, title, company and contact information, and salary history to Lida Venieri, Civic Art Finance and Operations Manager, lvenieri@arts.lacounty.gov.

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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

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 – RFP – 2017 Annenberg Community Beach House Choreographer Residency

In RFP on January 27, 2017 at 10:34 pm

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division seeks applications from artists working in a body-centered practice residing in Los Angeles County for an Artist Residency at the Annenberg Community Beach House at 415 Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica. The Choreographer Residency offers a private office in the historic Marion Davies Guest House and access to designated open spaces of the Annenberg Community Beach House over a span of three weeks, September 18 to October 7, 2017, for the purpose of creating a work of outdoor performance and sharing their process and work with the public. Though the formal period of this residency begins in mid-September, the resident has access to an on-site office starting July 10, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: Honorarium of $3500.

DEADLINE: Thursday March 23 by 12:00pm

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

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Studio Residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab

In RFP on January 10, 2017 at 2:28 am

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division 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. This Studio Residency spans 14 weeks and the City is looking for one applicant to fill each timeslot: May 3 – August 9, 2017 or August 9 – November 15, 2017. Partnerships and collectives will be considered as well as individual artists.

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must reside in Los Angeles County

BUDGET: Honorarium of $1500.

DEADLINE:Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by 5:00pm

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

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – Mural Artists Open Call

In RFQ on October 26, 2016 at 10:11 pm

Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking artists, artist teams, and/or arts organizations interested in creating mural projects, as part of the Arts Development Fee Program, throughout the fifteen (15) Council Districts in the City of Los Angeles. In some instances, a specific mural opportunity and location may be identified in advance and artists will be directed to develop a site-specific work at that location.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFQ is open to professional artists, artist teams and/or arts organizations who live and work in the County of Los Angeles.

BUDGET: Budgets for mural projects will range from $10,000 – $60,000.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Jasmine Regala, Arts Associate, at 213 202-5544 or dca.publicart@lacity.org

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Civic Art Project Manager

In Salary Position on September 12, 2016 at 4:33 pm

Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full-time contractor as a Project Manager for its Civic Art program, which works with leading and emerging public artists, County departments and communities to create permanent artwork, creative placemaking projects, public engagement activities, temporary art and event-based programming for new and renovated facilities throughout Los Angeles County.

LA County is the largest municipal jurisdiction in the United States serving a population of over 10 million people. The Civic Art program has 50 projects underway and has produced work for more than 90 County capital projects, including public libraries, parks, pool houses, community centers, sheriff stations, prisons and health centers.

ELIGIBILITY: The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience with permanent public art project management, or a relative equivalent combination of project/production/construction management in the public and/or private sector and a Bachelor’s Degree in art, public art, art history, architecture, landscape architecture, arts administration, urban planning, urban design, engineering, or a related field. Experience in creative placemaking and familiarity with Los Angeles County is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required.

SALARY: The annual compensation is $50,000 – $72,000 based on experience, with additional reimbursement available for health care, liability insurance and travel.

DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, however the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter starting why the position is of interest, résumé, and a list of three professional references and salary history to civicart@arts.lacounty.gov

QUESTIONS: Lida Venieri, Civic Art Program Coordinator, (213) 202-3987, lvenieri@arts.lacounty.gov

SANTA MONICA – RFP – Camera Obscura Art Lab Studio Residency

In RFP on August 16, 2016 at 4:52 pm

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division seeks proposals from artists and artisans living in Los Angeles County for a studio residency spanning fourteen weeks, from January 4 – April 12, 2017, at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. This residency 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. Info about the Art Lab at http://www.smgov.net/camera. Join our Artist Opportunity email list at http://www.smgov.net/artsignup

ELIGIBILITY: Los Angeles County residents

BUDGET: honorarium $1500

DEADLINE: Proposals due Thursday October 27 by 5pm PST

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

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Salary Position – Civic Art Project Manager

In Salary Position on August 9, 2016 at 10:38 pm

Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full-time contractor as a Project Manager for its Civic Art program, which works with leading and emerging public artists, County departments and communities to create permanent artwork, creative placemaking projects, public engagement activities, temporary art and event-based programming for new and renovated facilities throughout Los Angeles County.

ELIGIBILITY: The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience with permanent public art project management, or a relative equivalent combination of project/production/construction management in the public and/or private sector and a Bachelor’s Degree in art, public art, art history, architecture, landscape architecture, arts administration, urban planning, urban design, engineering, or a related field. Experience in creative placemaking and familiarity with Los Angeles County is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required.

SALARY: The annual compensation is $50,000 – $72,000 based on experience, with additional reimbursement available for health care, liability insurance and travel.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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CITY OF SANTA MONICA – RFQ – Camera Obscura Studio Artist Residency

In RFQ on April 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm

The Camera Obscura Studio Artist Residency program connects the public with artists and artisans working within and between the worlds of fine art and craft. Artists-in-residence share their work with the public informally and through weekly workshops and a culminating presentation. This residency offers access to a multipurpose studio with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Pier.

ELIGIBILITY: The Cultural Affairs Division is requesting applications from emerging and established artists working in the fields of fine art, craft, and performance, based in Los Angeles County, with experience creating with or teaching an adult audience. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again.

BUDGET: Parking and a $1500 honorarium is provided.

DEADLINE: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 5:00pm

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

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