pacsocal

Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

LA METRO – Salary Position – Creative Services Manager

In Salary Position on February 9, 2018 at 10:29 pm

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is seeking an experienced arts manager to join Metro’s vibrant Art and Design program. Metro Art enhances the customer experience with innovative visual and performing arts programming that encourages ridership and connects people, sites and neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. A diverse range of site-specific artworks are integrated into the growing Metro system, improving the quality of transit environments, creating a sense of place and strengthening ties with the communities we serve. Our multi-faceted program ranges from photography installations to onboard posters, mosaics and sculptures, workshops, art tours and live performances, as well as the monitoring, care and conservation of our expansive collection of public art and portable artworks.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have a BA and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience, including two years of supervisory experience in developing and implementing complex, highly visible public art projects. Experience working with artists, architects, engineers, contractors, and highly specialized fabricators on large scale projects in the public context, is strongly desired, as are community engagement, strong communication and project management skills. Preferred candidates must have a sophisticated knowledge of contemporary visual art and be able to interpret architectural drawings and specifications.

SALARY RANGE: $90,813 – $113,526 – $136,219

DEADLINE: February 20, 2018

MORE INFORMATION

Advertisements

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.

MORE INFORMATION

LOS ANGELES – RFP – Windows of Little Tokyo

In RFP on December 11, 2017 at 4:38 pm

Little Tokyo is a 133-year old Japanese American community, the second oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles, one of three remaining historic Japantowns left in the nation, and one of the first fourteen CA Cultural Districts. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) and Little Tokyo Business Association in collaboration with Sustainable Little Tokyo invites artists deeply rooted in Little Tokyo to submit two-dimensional plans, sketches/drawings, images, or renderings as proposals for two art commissions that explores the past, present, and future of our community. Windows of Little Tokyo turns Little Tokyo into an outdoor art exhibition with 10-15 site-specific, two-dimensional artworks displayed on the windows of small businesses and institutions across the neighborhood. Windows of Little Tokyo will be displayed from April 14–October 13, 2018 (duration depends on each partnering site).

ELIGIBILITY: Open call

BUDGET: Selected artists will receive a $500 commission fee. Printing and installation will be handled by JACCC, LTBA, and SLT.

DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

QUESTIONS: soshima@jaccc.org

MORE INFORMATION

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

MORE INFORMATION 

LOS ANGELES – RFP – Artist in Residence

In RFP on September 20, 2017 at 7:02 pm

The Artist in Residence RFP supports artists in providing community-based, participatory projects in self-selected non-arts venues throughout the City of Los Angeles in order to gather, connect, and inspire audiences with underserved or little exposure to artistic and cultural opportunities.  Residency projects engage participants in a series of artist-led workshops that are highly participatory and/or educational, and which match thoughtful and meaningful exchanges with appropriate audiences at host organizations in each City Council District.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must reside in Los Angeles County, must demonstrate at least 2-years of experiences, and propose a host organization.

BUDGET: Grants will be provided for up to 30 separate teaching artists. Fifteen grants of approximately $8,000 and fifteen additional grants of approximately $4,000.

DEADLINE: Workshop Assistance September – October 2017; Online Submission Deadline: October 27, 2017; Hard Copy Postmark by: Wednesday, November 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: (213) 202-5566, dca.grants@lacity.org

MORE INFORMATION

LOS ANGELES – RFP – Exhibition proposals for Los Angeles International Airport

In RFP on September 18, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) are seeking arts professionals to curate temporary exhibitions and installations at LAX as part of the LAWA Arts Exhibition Program. Through a variety of changing exhibitions and installations at LAX, the Arts Exhibition Program presents engaging artworks by artists from the Los Angeles region, one of the creative capitals of the world. For artists included in these exhibition projects, LAX functions as a cultural laboratory for creating distinctive and memorable art experiences for visitors. For millions of passengers each year, the Arts Exhibition Program provides access to diverse, contemporary artworks that reflect and celebrate the region’s creative caliber, while enhancing and humanizing their overall travel experience.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFP is open to applicants residing in the Southern California area, including the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura. Applicants with experience in curating site-specific exhibitions and/or installations are encouraged to apply. Employees of the City of Los Angeles are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: All exhibitions and installation projects commissioned for LAX through this RFP will include a curatorial budget that may range between $6,000 and $13,000. Budgets must be all-inclusive to cover all costs associated with each commissioned exhibition. Professional graphic design services for the signage and didactic material, in addition to professional art preparatory services for installation and de-installation of all exhibition projects, will be provided by the Arts Exhibition Program at no cost to the selected curator(s).

DEADLINE: Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Ligeia Gorre (DCA) ligeia.gorre@lacity.org, 213.202.5544; OR Tim McGowan (LAWA) tmcgowan@lawa.org, 424.646.5312

MORE INFORMATION

 

LOS ANGELES – RFP – Youth Short Film Festival and Artist in Residence Program Administration

In RFP on September 13, 2017 at 10:22 pm

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) invites experienced arts organizations and/or partnerships to submit a proposal to administer the “Making Movies that Matter” Youth Short Film Festival and Artist-in-Residence Program. This unique arts education program offered through DCA and Council District 12, introduces students to the art of storytelling through digital film-making while providing critical mentoring and technical support to ensure participant efficacy and success.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFP is open to arts organizations and/or partnerships in the Southern California area, including the County of Los Angeles. Employees of the City of Los Angeles are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: The budget for this program is up to $135,000. The budget will be all-inclusive and must cover all expenses associated with the development, implementation, and evaluation of the project, any required presentations, approvals, and/or City permits, as well as the costs of fingerprinting and health screening of Artist-in-Residence candidates

DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

QUESTIONS: Rhonda Mitchell, DCA.PublicArt@lacity.org, 213.202.5544

MORE INFORMATION

LOS ANGELES – RFQ – 2018 Artist in Residence at Main Museum

In RFQ on August 17, 2017 at 6:11 pm

The Main Museum’s Artist-in-Residence program is an interdisciplinary research and production program that aims to support Los Angeles-based artists by offering studio space in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles.

A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, film/video, music/sound, choreography, and writing. Artists are invited to use the space as they wish, with no expectation of producing new work, though some residencies may result in exhibitions or public programs.

Residencies can last anywhere from three to nine months, depending on the needs of the individual artists. This opportunity for extensive time in the residency program allows for artists-in-residence to develop strong connections with the museum, other artists working in the space, and the surrounding community.

ELIGIBILITY: The residency program is open to artists based in Los Angeles.

BUDGET: The residency program offers artists a free private studio and an honorarium of $1,000 per month.

DEADLINE: Application materials must be received by Monday, October 2, 2017, at 5 p.m.

QUESTIONS: email info@themainmuseum.org. Please no calls at this time.

MORE INFORMATION

LOS ANGELES – RFP – Homenaje a los Braceros, The Bracero Monument

In RFP on July 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and the Office of Councilmember Jose Huizar of the 14th District are interested in honoring the history and contributions of the Braceros between the 1940s and the 1960s. The Bracero – a Spanish term vaguely defined as “one who works with his arms” or performs “manual labor” – was the term used to describe 4.5 million Mexican men who legally migrated to the United States to support their families.

Council District 14 and DCA are seeking artists interested in creating a strong visual symbol of the bracero legacy. The monument should reflect the history of the braceros, pay homage to them, the nature of the work performed, impact on society, and their contributions to Los Angeles. The monument is intended to elevate and reveal the past, and should be presented in a manner that his culturally sensitive. Artists must demonstrate the professional capacity to oversee the design, fabrication, and installation of a public monument in a public space. Artists must also demonstrate the ability to work in consultation with project teams, including architects, landscape architects, engineers, fabricators, and general contractors. The selected artist/artist team must be available for meetings with the principals of the project, City advisory committees, and the public.

BUDGET: The budget for the project is $250,000. The budget is all-inclusive and must cover all expenses associated with the design, fabrication, and installation of the monument.  The City will prepare the site for the artist for the purpose of supporting and facilitating the implementation of the art project. Funding for the project is provided from the Arts Development Fee Trust Fund and private donations.

DEADLINE: August 17, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION

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

MORE INFORMATION