Posts Tagged ‘Out-of-state’

SANTA FE, NM – Salary Position – Arts Commission Director

In Salary Position on February 25, 2019 at 4:30 pm

The City of Santa Fe, NM seeks an Arts Commission Director to perform a variety of managerial, administrative and supervisory duties related to planning, organizing and coordinating arts and cultural programs and services.

ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Administration, Art History, Public Administration or other related field; and six (6) years progressively responsible experience in a combination of arts administration and business processes; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

SALARY: $25.937 – 46.231 PER HOUR

DEADLINE: March 4, 2019 5:00 PM


SEATTLE, WA – RFQ – The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway

In RFQ on February 14, 2019 at 12:09 am

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway, seeks an artist/artist team to create a durable and permanent public work of art to be sited in a transit-oriented development (TOD) on Capitol Hill at Broadway and John streets. The AMP Centerpiece Artwork will provide a physical place for remembrance and reflection, and a call to action to end HIV/AIDS, stigma, and discrimination. The artwork will be sited adjacent to a tower wall approximately 40′ high and 30′ wide, located at the north end of the TOD plaza. The tower wall serves as a backdrop to a central community space and will be flanked by several new multi-story residential buildings that are under construction now.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to professional artists around the world. Students are not eligible to apply.

BUDGET: The selected artist/artist team will receive a commission of $300,000 USD to design, fabricate, and install the artwork.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:59 p.m. PST

QUESTIONS: Kristen Ramirez, Project Manager at (206) 615-1095,


SAN ANTONIO, TX – RFQ – Pre-Qualified List

In RFQ on February 13, 2019 at 3:53 pm

The City of San Antonio is implementing a comprehensive public art program that encompasses ongoing Capital Improvement resources, the new 2017-2022 Bond Program, non-bond public art projects, and special initiatives and will utilize the pre-qualified Public Artist list generated by this call. Qualifications are being accepted for each of these categories; Public Artists and Public Art Support Services.


DEADLINE: Friday, March 1, 2019, 4:30 pm CST

QUESTIONS: or 210-207-4433


PHILADELPHIA, PA – RFQ – Public Services Building

In RFQ on February 13, 2019 at 3:48 pm

The City of Philadelphia seeks to commission an artwork in the PPSB’s planned public
entrance and lobby located at the northeast corner of the building facing North Broad Street. The features of the space include a double-height ceiling, large historic windows facing the street, exposed existing building structural elements, and a new covered entrance off Broad Street. The lobby will also be used for the display of PPD artifacts and objects that will be relocated from the existing headquarters lobby. The goals of lobby are to communicate the values and mission of the Philadelphia Police Department, to connect to the community, and to be a visual asset to this section of Broad Street.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to professional artists

BUDGET: $715,500

DEADLINE: March 6, 2019, 5:00pm EST

QUESTIONS: Public Art Director Margot Berg,; or
Percent for Art Project Manager Jacque Liu,



In RFQ on December 11, 2018 at 12:56 am

The City of Tempe in partnership with the Boyer Company invites artists to submit qualifications to create permanent artwork within the IDEA Tempe Campus, and to provide masterplan art concepts for the overall campus. The campus is located immediately west of the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) and between Rio Salado Parkway and the Rio Salado Multi-use Path. The IDEA Tempe Campus is an Approximately 18 acre multi-phased development that is expected to include multiple office buildings, a hotel, parking structures and art related spaces that will complement the TCA. The development is focused on attracting new and existing companies to Tempe that are involved in all areas of technology. IDEA stands for Innovation, Discovery, Education and Arts. The Campus is focused on bringing these elements together in a way that creates an attractive work environment as well as an amenity for the Tempe community.

ELIGIBILITY: open to a professional artist or artist team residing and eligible to work in the United States. Artist must demonstrate experience in design, fabrication and installation, experience with creating public art masterplans, and have knowledge of durable materials appropriate to the Sonoran Desert climate.

BUDGET: $80,000

DEADLINE: Friday, January 4 (11:59 PM MST)

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Blume Rothman, Director of Public Art,, 480-350-2827


WASHINGTON STATE – RFQ – WSDOT Artist-in-Residence

In RFQ on November 29, 2018 at 4:47 pm

Washington will become the first state to embed a full-time artist in a statewide agency, bringing in a creative approach to advancing the agency’s goals like improving safety, reducing congestion, promoting economic vitality, supporting multimodal transportation systems, and creating healthier communities. With the support of ArtPlace America, Transportation for America (a program of Smart Growth America), and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are creating a new one-year artist-in-residence program, the first of its kind in the country.

ELIGIBILITY: This residency is open to artists 18 years of age or older who are eligible to work in the U.S. for the length of the residency. The AIR must be able to work in Olympia, WA for the duration of the residency. Artists working in any media are encouraged to apply, however, artists must have extensive experience with community engagement and collaboration as part of their practice.

BUDGET: The AIR will be provided a stipend of $40,000 for the year-long residency. An additional $25,000 will be designated towards project implementation.

DEADLINE: January 7, 2019

QUESTIONS:  Ben Stone, Director of Arts & Culture at Transportation for America and Smart Growth America at


DENVER, CO – RFQ – Denver Botanic Gardens: Freyer – Newman Center

In RFQ on November 5, 2018 at 6:42 pm

Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for the future Freyer – Newman Center at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The facility is located near the main entrance to the Denver Botanic Gardens, at the corner of York St. and 11th Ave., Denver, CO. The selection panel has recommended a site-specific artwork to be integrated into the exterior plaza of the Freyer – Newman Center.

ELIGIBILITY: This project is open to artists who currently live and work in in the United States. The selection panel is especially interested in artists that can demonstrate a deep understanding of the Denver Botanic Gardens and its mission, as well as the area’s history, landscape, and surrounding neighborhood.

BUDGET: The commission amount is $300,000 USD.

DEADLINE: Monday, November 26, 11:59 p.m. MST

QUESTIONS: Brendan Picker , Public Art Program Administrator, Denver Arts & Venues, City and County of Denver, (720) 865-5563,


DENVER, CO – RFQ – 39th Avenue Greenway and Open Channel

In RFQ on November 5, 2018 at 6:39 pm

The City of Denver’s Public Art Program, now in its 30th year, seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create multiple artworks for the 39th Avenue Greenway and Open Channel Public Art Project. The new 12-acre recreational greenway between Franklin and Steele streets will serve as a safe community gathering space as well as reduce flood risks to nearby homes and businesses. The goal of the artwork is to celebrate the Clayton and Cole neighborhoods and help instill a sense of continuity throughout the Greenway by providing a progression or a narrative to unify the public spaces. The specific locations for proposed artworks are to be determined once a short list of semifinalists is selected.

ELIGIBILITY: This commission is open internationally to artists or artist teams.

BUDGET: The budget is approximately $400,000 USD.

DEADLINE: Monday, Nov. 12, 11:59 p.m. MST

QUESTIONS: Brendan Picker , Public Art Program Administrator, Denver Arts & Venues, City and County of Denver, (720) 865-5563,


FLORIDA – RFP – Cultural Arts Master Plan

In RFP on October 31, 2018 at 4:28 pm

Collier County is seeking an individual or firm to develop a simple and clear Strategic Arts and Culture Plan for Collier County Florida that addresses arts and culture development throughout the County.  This plan should include recommendations on leveraging funding and enhancing existing or seeking new private public partnerships, with the overarching goal of establishing Collier County as an arts and culture destination.  This plan should provide a road map for achievable success through best practices in arts and cultural development, should it be undertaken by governmental entities or by private organizations, in an efficient and sustainable manner.


DEADLINE: November 30, 2018, 12pm PST

QUESTIONS: Procurement Office, Collier County Procurement Services, 3295 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112-4901, Phone: (239) 252-8407, No emails accepted.


KEY WEST, FL – RFP – City of Key West City Hall

In RFP on October 15, 2018 at 5:26 pm

The City of Key West invites artists to submit proposals for a site-specific public art work. The goal of the project is to place site specific artwork in the interior 1st floor lobby and hallways for the public, City staff and City Commissioners to enjoy, and to reflect the building’s importance to the City as a site that has educated its constituents and now as a community gathering place for good governance. Exterior artwork may be proposed at any of the specified targeted spaces including; the front retaining wall, the corner of White and Seminary Streets, or the butterfly memorial garden at the corner of United and Grinnell Streets. All exterior work must meet Historic Architectural Review Commission (HARC) guidelines for scale in the historic district, (for the specific type of proposed artwork). Artists may propose artwork for one of the targeted spaces or present a cohesive proposal for more than one space. All proposed artwork shall be original and site specific. The mission for the commissioned public art in the City of Key West is to enhance the character and identity of our island community through the aesthetic of public artworks.


BUDGET: The maximum art budget amount, inclusive of all costs for artists including installation, is $200,000 for this project.

DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 28, 2018 by 3:00 P.M

QUESTIONS: All questions must be submitted in writing NO later than November 20, 2018: Elizabeth Young, Executive Director, Florida Keys Council of the Arts, Administrator, City of Key West Art in Public Places,