Posts Tagged ‘RFP’

SANTA MONICA – RFP – Camera Obscura Studio Residency Proposals

In RFP on July 19, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Proposals sought from artists and artisans living in Los Angeles County for a fourteen-week studio residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. The Studio Residency Program offers artists a glass-walled studio with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, four blocks from the terminus of the Expo line. The City seeks artists whose work offers opportunity for inspiring the public through example and instruction. All disciplines and mediums will be considered. This Studio Residency spans 14 weeks and the City is looking for two applicants to fill the timeslot of January 3 – April 11, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists and artisans must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: An honorarium of $2,000 and use of the facility for a final exhibit/presentation is offered to each Resident.

DEADLINE: October 11th, 2017 by 12:00PM PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor,,  (310) 310-0187


SANTA MONICA – RFP – Annenberg Community Beach House Call For Group Exhibition Proposals 2018-2019

In RFP on July 19, 2017 at 2:36 pm

Beach=Culture presents a year-round series of temporary exhibits, concerts, talks, readings and artist residencies at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Exhibits showcase the work of regional artists and artist groups – both emerging and established.

The City provides a versatile exhibition program that offers display space, an opening reception, optional additional public events, promotion and exposure to a wide variety of visitors to the Annenberg Community Beach House. For the public, exhibits provide a stimulating cultural counterpoint to the social and recreational opportunities at this country’s only “Public Beach Club.”

The Purpose of Beach House Gallery is to: Support artistic activity in Santa Monica; Open avenues for discourse between artists and the general public; Present unique perspectives and narratives that are intrinsically connected to the Beach House; Advance opportunity and professional development for LA County-based artists

ELIGIBILITY: Curators and artists must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: Small honoraria for artist talks, public events, music, etc. of $200/per presenter/performer are available and will be negotiated with city staff. The exhibitions themselves have no dedicated budget, other than the support we provide in installing and promoting the exhibition at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

DEADLINE: August 18th, 2017 at 10:59 PST

QUESTIONS: Laura Becker, (310)458-8350,


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.


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


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


GLENDALE – RFP – Beyond the Box

In RFP on July 5, 2017 at 11:05 pm

Beyond The Box is a utility box mural project supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program. Now in its fourth year, Beyond The Box beautifies the city’s streetscape with colorful and interesting murals installed by selected artists on city-owned utility boxes. To date murals on over 90 boxes have been completed by the program, which has been very well received by residents and visitors to Glendale.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible to artists living and/or working in Southern California

BUDGET: Artists selected will receive a $750.00 stipend.

DEADLINE: July 25, 20174 4:00 pm

QUESTIONS: Ivonne Martinez,


CLAREMONT – RFP – Transit Art in Parking Structure Restrooms

In RFP on May 18, 2017 at 10:27 pm

The City of Claremont invites artists and artist teams to submit proposals for a site-specific indoor public art installation to be exhibited in and around the restrooms inside of the parking structure located on First Street in the western portion of the Claremont Village. The project will include both restroom facilities and all exterior entrance walls. The exterior wall treatment may include, but is not limited to, mosaic tile, ceramic tile, relief, a painted mural and/or a combination of all mediums. In the case of any raised imagery (i.e. relief), it can extend no more than 6” (six inches) off the original exterior wall surface, with the exception of the exterior bench wall, which should have no raised imagery.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to regional, professional visual artists or collaborative artist teams at least 18 years of age. City of Claremont employees including consultants, Public Art Committee members and City volunteers are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: The budget for this project shall not exceed $10,000.

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Aurelia Brogan, Arts Coordinator, or phone at (909) 399-5495


PASADENA – RFP – Rotating Public Art Exhibition

In RFP on April 4, 2017 at 12:34 am

The City is seeking proposals from artists, artist teams and galleries for the selection and commission of artworks as part of the citywide Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program to be installed at various highly visible, key locations within the City of Pasadena, California. The City is hosting a public meeting to review the program and the Request for Proposals on April 17. The deadline to submit questions related to this RFP is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 prior to 12:00 p.m. (noon).

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must be eligible to work in the United States

BUDGET: Loaned, sculptural works are paid an honorarium of $6,000.00 for a period of 36 months of exhibition. Site-specific projects are paid an honorarium of $12,000.00 for a period of 36 months of exhibition.

DEADLINE: 5:00 pm on May 15, 2017

QUESTIONS: Rochelle Branch, Cultural Affairs Manager, (626) 744-7062,

LAGUNA BEACH – RFP – Public Art Review Panel

In RFP on March 13, 2017 at 3:23 am

The Arts Commission is seeking qualified Architects, Design Professionals, Artists, Curators and Directors of Arts Organizations to serve on a Public Art Review Panel. The Commission will review applications and approve a prequalified pool to review submissions.


DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

QUESTIONS: Sian Poeschl, Cultural Arts Manager,

SANTA MONICA – RFP – 2017 Annenberg Community Beach House Choreographer Residency

In RFP on January 27, 2017 at 10:34 pm

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division seeks applications from artists working in a body-centered practice residing in Los Angeles County for an Artist Residency at the Annenberg Community Beach House at 415 Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica. The Choreographer Residency offers a private office in the historic Marion Davies Guest House and access to designated open spaces of the Annenberg Community Beach House over a span of three weeks, September 18 to October 7, 2017, for the purpose of creating a work of outdoor performance and sharing their process and work with the public. Though the formal period of this residency begins in mid-September, the resident has access to an on-site office starting July 10, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: Honorarium of $3500.

DEADLINE: Thursday March 23 by 12:00pm

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor,, (310) 458-2257