Posts Tagged ‘Out-of-state’

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


SAN ANTONIO, TX – RFQ – Pre-Qualified List of Artists

In RFQ on May 18, 2017 at 10:31 pm

The San Antonio River Authority seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists.  The purpose of the List is to provide a streamlined application and selection process for artists interested in being commissioned for public art projects at the San Pedro Creek Culture Park.  Artists will be commissioned for temporary, permanent, and performance-based artwork and may also be commissioned to participate in planning future phases of the Park.

ELIGIBILITY: open call

BUDGET RANGE: Budgets range from $10,000 – $1,000,000.

QUESTIONS: Carrie Brown, Public Art Curator, San Antonio River Authority, 210-302-3218


AUSTIN, TX – Salary Position – AIPP Coordinator

In Salary Position on March 21, 2017 at 7:51 pm

Come work with a passionate bunch of public art project managers – we love what we do and we are looking for visual arts professionals who are just as into public art as we are! The City of Austin Texas Art in Public Places Program is pleased to announce a new job opportunity for a full-time AIPP Coordinator. Please join our established team of public art professionals. We seek a highly motivated candidate with a background in the arts and in project management to join our award-winning team. Public art experience a BIG plus!

DEADLINE: 04/05/2017


LOVELAND, CO – Salary Position – Public Art Manager

In Salary Position on December 13, 2016 at 5:54 pm

The City of Loveland, CO is seeking a Public Art Manager to plan, develop, and coordinate the Art in Public Places Program (AIPP) including: Selection & oversight of independent contractor’s work; Maintenance of the collection, which currently includes more than 400 artworks with a value of more than $8 million; Selection and installation of new artworks for the collection; Maintain an inventory of the collection; Work with and reports to the Cultural Services Director on the AIPP program.

ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, arts administration, art history, architecture or related field required.  An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience administering Public Art projects and/or programs required; must be in addition to any experience used to satisfy the education requirement.

SALARY: $23.37 – $36.25 Hourly (20 hours a week)

DEADLINE: December 19, 2016 at 4:30pm Mountain Time

QUESTIONS: City of Loveland 970-962-2378


DURHAM, NC – RFQ – Parking Garage Art Wrap

In RFQ on December 8, 2016 at 6:47 pm

The Durham Arts Council, partnering with the North Carolina Arts Council, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant that will launch the Durham SmART Vision Plan. This RFQ announces Project 1, focused on activating or transforming the visual experience between the American Tobacco and City Center Districts. The artist’s expertise and scope will involve the design and fabrication of monumental art banners that will wrap the exterior south and southeast façades of a large City parking garage (custom hardware funded separately as well as mesh fabric and the printing/installation of banners). Contemporary lighting enlivening the nighttime experience should be considered by artists and would be funded as a second phase.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be age 18 or older, and are eligible regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identification, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical ability.

BUDGET: $40,000 – $50,000 – Contract for Design and Oversight of Fabrication

DEADLINE: December 31, 2016 by 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone

QUESTIONS: Contact Jean Greer – 704-877-7198 or


INTERNATIONAL – RFQ – American Arts Incubator

In RFQ on December 2, 2016 at 8:11 pm

American Arts Incubator is an international creative exchange program developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The program utilizes community-driven public art projects to instigate dialogue, bolster local economies, and further social innovation.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to emerging, mid-career, or established digital and/or new media artists; U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age; Strong record of artistic accomplishments; Proof of adaptability and the capacity to work in international contexts; Relevant experience working with youth and/or underserved communities; Record of engaging with artists, youth, community organizations, and/or community members through teaching, workshops, social practice, artistic collaboration, or other outreach activities.

BUDGET: The Artist will receive a USD $7,000 honorarium for participation, plus an assigned budget for workshop and public art production costs overseas. This budget is determined during the project proposal phase, prior to overseas travel. It is based on approval by ECA, the respective U.S. Embassy, and ZERO1. The program covers airfare, accommodations, and basic travel costs.

DEADLINE: Sunday, January 15, 2017, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time



SAN ANTONIO, TX – Salary Position- Public Art Curator

In Uncategorized on November 28, 2016 at 6:49 pm

The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) proudly recruits and employs resourceful and dependable people who strive to meet our mission. We are a character-based organization strongly rooted in the belief of hiring, retaining and developing employees whose actions are predictably right. The Public Art Curator position manages all aspects of the organizational public art program to include working with artists to produce successful exhibitions or projects, developing engaging community programs, building cross sector partnerships, and supporting fundraising efforts and/or working with donors.

ELIGIBILITY: An undergraduate degree in Art history, Museum History, or related field from an accredited college or university and four (4) years progressively responsible experience in curating and directing arts programs is required.

SALARY: minimum salary $65,610.49



SAN ANTONIO, TX – Salary Position – Director of Art and Culture

In Salary Position on November 17, 2016 at 12:17 am

The Director of Arts and Culture (Director) will be engaged in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing all department activities and operations. The Director will initiate projects that address priorities in arts and culture, advocate for the arts, manage the nonprofit agency funding process, and support economic development for the creative sector. This individual will coordinate assigned activities with other city departments and outside agencies, collaborate with the San Antonio Arts Commission, provide support to the City Manager’s office, and serve as the City of San Antonio’s representative in all matters pertaining to arts and culture.

ELIGIBILITY: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in art history, public administration, business administration, public relations, or a related field is required. A master’s degree is highly preferred. Qualified candidates should have ten years of increasing responsibility and management in the areas of art and cultural affairs, including five years of administrative or supervisory responsibility or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

SALARY: The benefit package includes a highly competitive salary, retirement package, health care benefits, life insurance, 13 paid holidays, executive car allowance, cell phone allowance, generous leave and vacation, and relocation assistance.


QUESTIONS: Pamela A. Pantos, (888) 234.4236 Ext. 204,


PEORIA, AZ – RFQ – North Community Park

In RFQ on October 25, 2016 at 5:02 pm

The City of Peoria in Arizona is seeking submittals for outdoor public artwork at the City of Peoria North Community Park. There are multiple potential site locations for public artwork. The total art budget for the project is two hundred sixty thousand ($260,000) for up to three public art pieces. Artists may submit for one or multiple pieces. Artists will have the opportunity to collaborate with the park design team as their work may influence park design elements.

The park will offer regional level recreational services to the public. The facilities programmed for this community park include lighted sports fields such as soccer and ball fields, court games, a skate park, an activity area that consists of a splash pad, and large play facility/plaza areas. The initial planning also proposes a dog park area and a lake that will be stocked for catch and release fishing. The City selected a unique 450-acre site. The attributes of the site include areas that are in their natural undisturbed condition. The habitat consists of the Upper Sonoran Desert ecology with majestic saguaro cacti and desert riparian vegetation along the natural drainage arroyos that flow through the site.

ELIGIBILITY:  All southwest regional artists are eligible in eluding artists living in Southern California

BUDGET: There are multiple potential site locations for public artwork. The total art budget for the project is two hundred sixty thousand ($260,000) for up to three public art pieces. Artists may submit for one or multiple pieces.

DEADLINE: December 2 , 2016

QUESTIONS: Manny Burruel, (623) 826-9912,


DENVER, CO – RFQ – Program Manager Public Art Archive

In Salary Position on October 10, 2016 at 6:51 pm

WESTAF (The Western States Arts Federation), located in Denver, Colorado, is now accepting applications for the position of Program Manager of the Public Art Archive. This position provides leadership for the further development of the Public Art Archive.  The Archive is a 7 year old ongoing project that seeks to acquire and make available for both public and administrative use images and data related to installed works of public art across the United States and beyond. Public Art Archive Program Manager works with the senior management team at WESTAF to build the Archive into a comprehensive and financially self-sustainable resource. The position is a full-time, salaried opportunity at WESTAF’s lower downtown Denver office.

ELIGIBILITY: Minimum qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a master’s degree preferred; Aptitude for completing work objectives under limited supervision; Proven entrepreneurial ability; Knowledge of the visual arts field; Strong written and verbal communication skills; A knowledge of the visual arts.

SALARY: An annual salary in the range of $43,000 to $46,000

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter that details how your education and experience will allow you to successfully complete the key duties of the position noted above.  In addition, please submit a resume that outlines your general qualifications for the position along with three professional references. Please send your application materials to Laurel Sherman at Questions about the positions should also be directed to Ms. Sherman. The position will remain open until it is filled.