Posts Tagged ‘Out-of-state’

PHOENIX, AZ – RFQ – Well Site Enhancement Projects Artist Pool

In RFQ on August 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from professional artists to collaborate with other design professionals to design aesthetic improvements to promote safety and security for multiple City of Phoenix Water Services Department well sites. Located in different residential neighborhoods throughout the city, the well sites are essential components of Phoenix’s drinking water delivery system. The projects offer artists in all media opportunities to work with the community to enhance the locations with landscaping, pathways, fencing, walls, gates, sculpture, shade, interpretive information and other improvements. Artists will be expected to collaborate on a design team other design professionals.

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to professional artists with a variety of experience levels. Applicants to this RFQ may be considered for multiple City of Phoenix public art projects.

BUDGET: up to $35,000 (Design Only)

DEADLINE: Monday, August 20, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Romeo Rabusa, City of Phoenix Procurement Procurement Officer, Other questions related to the Office of Arts and Culture can be directed to Estrella Payton, Communications + Community Engagement Manager, 602-534-5084.



SAN ANTONIO, TX – RFQ -Tricentennial Artwork for San Pedro Creek Culture Park

In RFQ on July 31, 2018 at 9:06 pm

Bexar County has engaged the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) to assist them in selecting an artist for a commission to install a permanent public artwork at the newly opened San Pedro Creek Culture Park in downtown San Antonio, TX. The Tricentennial Artwork will serve as a signature work of art for the Park and commemorate the Tricentennial of Bexar County and the City of San Antonio.

The Tricentennial Artwork will engage the viewers in a thoughtful and celebratory way, and reflect the rich interweaving of cultures that define Bexar County and San Antonio. This artwork should emphasize the historic importance of San Pedro Creek and convey the story and culture of Bexar County and San Antonio. The site offers a unique opportunity to create a landmark for San Pedro Creek Culture Park.


BUDGET: $425,000

DEADLINE: 12:00PM (PST), August 30, 2018

QUESTIONS: Joe Kibe, Contract Officer, San Antonio River Authority, or 210-302-3277


MEMPHIS, TN – Salary Position – UrbanArt Commission Program Manager

In Salary Position on July 24, 2018 at 5:02 pm

UrbanArt Commission (UAC) is excited to add a new Program Manager to the team with a focus on curatorial, temporary and event-based public projects. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and Program Management team to engage stakeholders and support artists through the development of public art and programming. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management of the Moveable Collection, approximately ten temporary public art projects and events annually (such as the recent UAC Block Party), and new programs that will activate existing UAC project sites. Through the Moveable Collection, artworks by Memphis-based artists will be purchased and displayed in city facilities around Memphis. This portfolio of work aims to stimulate broader interest in public art across the city and to and provide greater opportunities for Memphis-based artists to participate in public art.

ELIGIBILITY: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Overall qualifications required include proven ability to work with a diverse range of people, personas and public interest.

TO APPLY: Salary range will be commensurate with years of experience and qualifications. Applicants should email a current resume including a letter of interest not to exceed 1 page and 3 professional references with the subject line “Program Manager application” to:


MEMPHIS, TN – RFQ – City of Memphis Cossitt Library

In RFQ on July 24, 2018 at 4:59 pm

UrbanArt Commission is partnering with the City of Memphis to produce a large sculpture that attracts and engages Memphians and visitors to the library. The selection committee expresses an interest in a public art piece that will consider the mid-century architecture and history of the building; be durable to sustain interactive use; include a participatory element that visitors can look forward to, particularly families with children; welcome individuals to the library without being a barrier; incorporate functional elements such as seating into the design.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist living and working in the United States. Memphis-based artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

BUDGET: $145,500

DEADLINE: Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:59 PM CST

QUESTIONS: Emily Rooker, Project Manager, 901.221.4077,


MEMPHIS, TN – RFQ – Watermark Residential/Forest Hill Heights

In RFQ on July 24, 2018 at 4:56 pm

UrbanArt Commission is partnering with Watermark Residential and the City of Germantown to produce a series of four sculptures that will encourage public interaction with civic areas, and help create a connection between planned residential and retail spaces. The selection committee expresses an interest in public art pieces that will help energize public spaces and encourage activity and use of civic areas; be durable to sustain interactive use; inspire play, interaction, and curiosity; create a sense of human-scaled architectural character; use high-quality materials, follows design guidelines as outlined in the Forest Hills Heights design manual.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist living and working in the United States. Memphis-based artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Artists are invited to apply as a team if desirable.

BUDGET: $162,000

DEADLINE: Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:59 PM CST

QUESTIONS: Emily Rooker, Project Manager, 901.221.4077,


SAN ANTONIO, TX – Salary Position – Public Art Project Manager

In Salary Position on June 29, 2018 at 5:02 pm

Public Art San Antonio (PASA) is seeking a Project Manager who, under general direction, is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing public art project efforts that utilize solutions for moderately complex projects.  This position will assist in standardizing performance metrics and reporting; integrating data across reporting systems; and setting up an overall framework for ongoing data tracking and reporting.  May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.

ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public or Business Administration, or a related field. Two (2) years of project management experience.

SALARY: $57,377.06 – $86,065.46 Annually

DEADLINE: 7/8/2018 11:43 AM Central

QUESTIONS: City of San Antonio, Human Resources Department, 210-207-8705


SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Salary Position – Public Art Program Manager

In Salary Position on June 21, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Under the general direction of the Arts Council executive director (or other designated member of management), incumbent manages the city’s public art program, coordinates the work of the advisory body (Salt Lake Art Design Board), manages each public art project from initial development through installation, manages information regarding public art program, manages maintenance, inventory and related aspects of program, works with the community members and stakeholders, and works with artists and members of each project team. Incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment to perform said duties.

ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s degree in education, art, arts administration, communications or other related field, plus two years related paid professional experience in related field.  Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.

SALARY:   $45,614.00 – $62,213.00 annual salary

DEADLINE: June 28, 2018


SEATTLE, WA – Salary Position – Public Art Project Manager

In Salary Position on June 20, 2018 at 9:27 pm

4Culture is hiring a Public Art Project Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with exceptional organizational and communication skills and previous project management experience. The selected candidate will and join a nationally-recognized public art program with staff including a Director, a Senior Project Manager, a Collection Curator, a Program Assistant, and a Public Art Preparator.

ELIGIBILITY: BA or BFA in arts administration, art, art history, architecture, landscape architecture, construction management or a related field plus two years or more of experience in public art, community, or capital construction project coordination (or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and transferable skills) are the minimum requirements for this position.

SALARY: This position has a salary range of $60,940.33 to $77,517.64, includes a competitive package of comprehensive benefits, and is classified as Regular Full Time, Exempt.

DEADLINE: Monday, July 9, 2018, 5:00 pm PST (all submissions must be submitted via email).


PORTLAND, OR – Salary Position – Executive Director RACC

In Salary Position on June 20, 2018 at 4:34 pm

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) oversees arts activity throughout the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. It was established as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1995, replacing a bureau that had been shared by the City of Portland and Multnomah County – the Metropolitan Arts Commission. Today, RACC serves the tri-county region of Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.

ELIGIBILITY: The Executive Director will be a passionate and accomplished executive with knowledge of the role of the arts in public and community life. Ideal candidates will have experience in arts administration, and relevant knowledge and expertise regarding the Arts in the Pacific Northwest and Portland, including a fluency with the region’s governance and politics, knowledge of major cultural institutions and arts organizations, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with arts and community leaders.

SALARY: The annual salary range for this role will be $160,000 -$190,000, depending on qualifications and experience. RACC offers excellent benefits, including paid holidays and Flexible Time Off, full medical and dental benefits, a 401(k) plan, and long-term disability and life insurance.

DEADLINE: Open until filled


WASHINGTON STATE – RFQ – ArtsWA Public Artist Roster

In RFQ on June 19, 2018 at 7:57 pm

The Washington State Arts Commission’s (ArtsWA) Art in Public Places program (AIPP) works with K-12 public schools, colleges, universities, and state agencies to obtain artwork for their campuses and buildings. The Public Artist Roster—a list of pre-qualified, professional artists—is the main tool for choosing artists to create artwork. We add artists to the Roster through the Public Artist Roster Call for Applications. Rostered artists serve 3-year terms.


DEADLINE: June 26, 2018 at 5:00pm PST

QUESTIONS: Deane Shellman at or 360-753-3894