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AUBURN – RFP – Central Square Art Park Wall

In RFP on November 18, 2017 at 11:42 pm

The Auburn Arts Commission (AAC) is dedicated to fostering and supporting visual and performing arts in Auburn. At the corner of High and Lewis Streets in the center of Downtown Auburn there is a small park with a large wall where we wish to install a unique, large scale, signature piece of original art work. The AAC is seeking proposals from artists interested in creating a signature 3-dimensional mural on a very visible wall in the heart of Downtown Auburn. The wall is in the Central Square Art Park, on the side of the Chamber of Commerce and Placer County Welcome Center building.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist or team of artists interested in creating a mural with 3D elements, to be completed in spring 2018.

BUDGET: The project budget is not to exceed $15,000 for an artist or team of collaborative artists. The budget shall includethe artist(s) fee, supplies, travel‐related expenses, and all other associated costs.

DEADLINE: January 12, 2018

QUESTIONS: AuburnCaArt@gmail.com

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFP – 9×9 Mural (West Hollywood Park)

In RFP on November 17, 2017 at 3:47 pm

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division is seeking artist’s proposals for a
digital file of a 2D artwork (digital, photography, painting, etc.) in a square
format. The image will be printed on a vinyl material at 9×9 feet and
installed as a temporary mural in the West Hollywood Park’s 5-story Parking
Structure. The City will install the artwork. The artwork will remain on display
for approximately 12 months.

ELIGIBILITY: The Request for Qualifications is open to professional visual artists eligible to work in the United States. Prior experience in public art is not required.

BUDGET: The budget for the artist to provide the 9 x 9 foot vinyl banner with pockets is
$2,500. The project is intended to cover the cost of design + fabrication. The city
will cover the cost of the mural installation.

DEADLINE: December 13, 2017 at 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, rehemann@weho.org, 323-848-6846

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REDONDO BEACH – RFP – Utility Box Program

In RFP on November 16, 2017 at 9:45 pm

The City of Redondo Beach and its Public Art Commission invites artists to participate in the City’s first ever Utility Box Public Art Pilot Program. The City and the Commission are seeking artists to showcase their work in a Pilot Program to beautify up to 25 utility boxes located throughout the City of Redondo Beach. The goals of the program are to use public art to contribute to the vitality and attractiveness of the City’s streetscapes and bring art to unexpected places.

ELIGIBILITY: This Public Art Program is open to all adult and student practicing artists. The Call is also open to art teachers that are interested in mentoring a group of students. All entries must be an original design and artwork of the entrant and must be suitable for viewing by all ages.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $350.00, inclusive of artist(s)’ digital submission of the artwork.

DEADLINE: December 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: Rachel Scandling, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Redondo Beach, rachel.scandling@redondo.org, 310-318-0644

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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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SANTA CLARITA – RFP – Public Art Consultant

In RFP on October 12, 2017 at 10:58 pm

The City of Santa Clarita (City) is seeking one or more qualified individual(s) to serve as the Public Art Consultant (Consultant), which will provide recommendations of public art projects for new Capital Improvement Projects.

 

DEADLINE: October 25, 2017 10AM (Pacific Standard Time)

QUESTIONS: Heather Andrews – 661-255-4399, handrews@santa-clarita.com

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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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LONG BEACH – RFP – Creative Corridor Challenge Mural

In RFP on September 25, 2017 at 3:34 pm

For the second year in a row, the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson is spearheading the Creative Corridor Challenge. This year Vice Mayor’s office is partnering with the Arts Council for Long Beach and California State University, Dominguez Hills to engage in an initiative that will improve the district through the installation of murals. The Creative Corridor Challenge is looking for artists to contribute to the collection of neighborhood murals. Submissions will be considered by the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson, the Arts Council for Long Beach and community residents. A team of community volunteers will be able to help each artist with their project. This year the Creative Corridor Challenge would like to see concepts that uplift, highlight and celebrate the vibrant history and culture of North Long Beach.

ELIGIBILITY: Strong preference given to Long Beach residents or those with a connection to Long Beach. Special consideration also given to those with a connection to North Long Beach, whether current or past.

BUDGET: Stipends are $4,500, which includes muralists fee and all purchases towards mural materials (including Novacolor primer, Novacolor varnish, ladders, scissor lifts, scaffolding, exterior latex or acrylic paint, aerosol paint et. al.)

DEADLINE: September 30, 2017

QUESTIONS: Brent McCloud at 562-570-3319 or the Arts Council at 562-435-2787 ext.101

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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

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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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