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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.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFP – Frida Kahlo Art & Music Festival Art Fair

In RFP on July 12, 2017 at 3:01 pm

Frida Fest is an annual art and music festival honoring the life and legacy of Frida Kahlo and showcases the talents of local lesbian artists, musicians, poets and vendors. This is the L-Project’s signature fundraising event co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood. Last year’s festival was a huge success and brought together over 200 members of the LGBTQ community and our supporters. Free to exhibit with 20% commission of sales going to L-Project.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to female artists

DEADLINE: September 1, 2017Midnight GMT

QUESTIONS: Ms. Chris Baldwin, 424-333-0483 or info@lprojectla.org

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SANTA ROSA, CA – RFQ – Depot Park

In RFQ on July 5, 2017 at 11:43 pm

This public art opportunity is for one artist or team of artists to create a dynamic installation that reflects the identity of the historic Railroad Square neighborhood. This can be approached abstractly or literally. The public art should be interactive, activate Depot Park, create a sense of place in daylight and at night, and reinforce the location as a gathering space. Installations integrated with landscape or hardscape elements, and those with functional components will also be considered.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to practicing, professional artists residing in the United States.

BUDGET: The maximum budget is $32,000 and should be all inclusive of artists fees and project related expenses. Finalists invited to submit proposals will receive an honorarium of $500 for their efforts and materials for a maquette of their proposed project.

DEADLINE: August 3, 2017

QUESTIONS: Tara Thompson, Arts Coordinator, City of Santa Rosa, 707-543-4512, tthompson@srcity.org.

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CORONADO – RFP – Arts and Culture Strategic Planning Consultant

In RFP on July 5, 2017 at 11:09 pm

The City of Coronado invites the submission of proposals for a professional cultural planning firm to provide expert assistance in the development of an Arts and Culture Strategic Plan for the City of Coronado. Coronado seeks professional expertise to develop a roadmap for the future of Arts and Culture for the City.

 

DEADLINE: Monday, July 31, 2017. The projected time for contract commencement is October 2017.

QUESTIONS: Arts Administrator Kelly Purvis at the City of Coronado, (619) 522-2633, (619) 341-0137 or kpurvis@coronado.ca.us.

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Presidio Public Art/New Media Art Project

In RFQ on July 5, 2017 at 11:03 pm

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Presidio Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport a permanent or semi-permanent new media artwork for Presidio Park and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artists or artist teams legally authorized to work in the U.S.

BUDGET: Approximately $525,000

DEADLINE: July 27, 2017, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: John Mendivil, Consultant Services Coordinator, jmendivil@sandiego.gov

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INDIO – RFQ – 9/11 – First Responders Memorial

In RFQ on June 19, 2017 at 5:18 pm

The City of Indio Public Arts & Historic Preservation Commission is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, original, outdoor public art piece to honor the many victims of the September 11 World Trade Center tragedy. This work of public art will serve as a permanent memorial and focal point of the site that is to be located within a public art space located at the northwest corner of Jackson Street and Kenner Avenue, in Indio, California.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all artists and artist teams; all members of the team must be practicing, professionals residing in the United States.

BUDGET: The budget for this project is $100,000. This amount is inclusive of all costs, including travel, installation, permits, site restoration, insurance, and transportation.

DEADLINE: Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

QUESTIONS: All Requests for Information must be received by 3:00 P.M. Monday, June 12, 2017. Questions must be submitted no later than this time and submitted in writing to Les Johnson, Development Services Director, via email at: ljohnson@indio.org. Any questions submitted after this time will not be addressed.

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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

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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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RENO, NV – Salary Position – Public Art Coordinator

In Salary Position on June 6, 2017 at 8:31 pm

The City of Reno has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who has a passion for the Arts, Culture and Events venues.

The Public Art Program Coordinator is in the City Manager’s Office under the Arts, Culture and Events Department and will report to the Arts, Culture and Events Manager.  The Coordinator is also a staff liaison to the City of Reno’s Arts & Culture Commission and its Committees (Public Art, Reno Art Fest, Grants and Marketing Committees).  When appropriate, the Public Art Program Coordinator will also assist with related special event activities. The Reno Arts, Culture and Events Office administers a range of arts and culture services including and not limited to: an annual non-profit arts and culture grants program, the City’s three gallery spaces, the annual Reno Art Fest Event, the Reno Municipal Band, the Poet Laureate program and the public art program and manages more than 280 city-wide events year-round.

COMPENSATION: $47,911.67 – $62,670.37 Annually

DEADLINE: 6/9/2017 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFQ – Data Visualizations for WeHo Arts: The Plan

In RFQ on June 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division is seeking qualifications from artists and artist teams in order to select an artist/team(s) to produce data visualizations of the community priorities and information collected in the City’s cultural plan, WeHo Arts: The Plan. The City intends to select three (3) artist/team(s) to create unique digital artworks to illustrate the vision for The Plan and its outcomes. Artists will be tasked to reference mostly text-based data collected during the cultural planning process to design an infographic, gif and/or video to illustrate the findings. Artists are invited to refer to the “How We Heard It – Overarching Principles + Priorities” as a reference for some of the data collected. Additional information about the cultural plan can be accessed on the city’s website, www.weho.org/theplan. Each commissioned project will be required to be designed to function on the City’s various multi-media platforms (social media, video billboards, WeHo TV, city website) and as a printed take-away.

ELIGIBILITY: The Request for Qualifications is open to professional artists/artist teams residing in the United States. Professional artists/artist teams residing in West Hollywood are especially encouraged to apply.

BUDGET: Three (3) commissions will be awarded to three (3) unique individuals and/or artist teams with budgets for individual projects to not exceed $3,000 each.

DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm, June 15, 2017.

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, City of West Hollywood, (323) 848-6846, rehemann@weho.org

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