Posts Tagged ‘RFQ’

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



SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Port Spaces

In RFQ on June 14, 2018 at 11:16 pm

The Port of San Diego’s Waterfront Arts & Activation department seeks statements of qualifications from professional California and Baja California Artists for the upcoming public art installation series, Port Spaces. Selected Artists/Artist teams will contract directly with the Port of San Diego to create temporary, pop-up, site-specific artworks that focus on creative placemaking and interactive community.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must reside in San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, or Baja California, and be legally authorized to work in the U.S. This program seeks to engage artists working in a multitude of media, including film and video, performance, installation, sculpture, sound, painting, drawing, and more. Artists who submit should be comfortable working with the public; and public interaction should be a strong element of their artistic practice.

BUDGET: Budget and site of artwork will vary.

DEADLINE: Friday, July 27, 2018 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Tara Centybear, Program Manager,


HOLLISTER – RFQ – Artist Benches

In RFQ on May 31, 2018 at 9:34 pm

In 2017, the San Benito County Arts Council launched the Activate Dunne Park Project in partnership with the City of Hollister to revitalize Dunne Park in downtown Hollister. The project is part of a two-year initiative funded in part through the Creative California Communities Grant from the California Arts Council. Following several inter-departmental and neighborhood meetings, the Arts Council developed a list of infrastructural and programmatic priorities in an effort to activate and improve the park, which included more seating and shade, amongst other priorities. As part of this placemaking process, the Arts Council seeks to commission four artist-designed and produced benches that reflect the unique landscape and neighborhood surrounding Dunne Park in Hollister, CA, while building the park’s permanent assets and contributing to greater vibrancy, engagement and enjoyment within the park.

ELIGIBILITY: open call

BUDGET: Max $16,000.00 – Min $4,000.00

DEADLINE: June 29, 2018

QUESTIONS: Jennifer Laine,, 831-636-2787


LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Vermont Corridor

In RFQ on April 26, 2018 at 5:58 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission Civic Art Program seeks artist(s) or artist team(s) to create ARTWORK for the Vermont Corridor Building, a new facility for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. The Vermont Corridor is a major project which spans 5 County owned properties in the Korea-town area of LA. The sites are located at 3175 West 6th Street and at 433, 510, 526, 532 and 550 South Vermont Avenue. This project is anticipated to have a two year design and construction schedule.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call to artists living in the United States. In an effort to grow a diverse collection, artists who have artwork in the Los Angeles County’s Civic Art Collection will not be eligible unless this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project.

BUDGET: All-inclusive budget of $850,000, which is divided between the two art opportunities in $700,000 for the terrace level and $150,000 for the client intake level.

DEADLINE: Monday, June 4, 2018

QUESTIONS: Mayen Alcantara, Senior Project Manager of Civic Art, at 213-202-5859 or at with subject: VERMONT CORRIDOR BUILDING


SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Pacific Highlands Ranch Library

In RFQ on April 5, 2018 at 4:20 pm

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Pacific Highlands Ranch Branch Library Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artwork for Pacific Highlands Ranch Branch Library 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 $165,000

DEADLINE: May 10, 2018, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: Benjamin Almario, 619-533-4495 or


COSTA MESA – RFQ – Segerstrom Center for the Arts

In RFQ on April 2, 2018 at 2:52 pm

In celebration of the newly redesigned Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts seeks to commission an artist from Southern California who will create a temporary outdoor installation communicating the theme, “Connecting Communities Through the Arts.” The imagery is open to your interpretation, though we are particularly interested in highlighting the diversity of Orange County and the role that the arts play in uniting our community. The final piece will be displayed on one (or more) of our lightweight towers and installed on Argyros Plaza, where it will remain in place for 1-3 months.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to emerging and established Southern California-based artists aged 16+.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $3000, inclusive of the artist’s fee of $2500 and a budget of up to $500 for materials.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM (PST)

QUESTIONS: Emily Neely, Community Engagement Intern, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, (714) 556-2122 x 4216,


UTAH – RFQ – Utah State Archives Project

In RFQ on March 29, 2018 at 4:21 pm

The Utah State Archives is expanding the Rio Grande facility in Salt Lake City, UT. The Art Selection Committee is interested in commissioning public artwork for the State Archives building to enhance the experience of Archives visitors and employees. As the State Archives approaches the 50th anniversary of its creation, the Committee would like this commissioned artwork to reflect in some way the role of the Archives as a repository of collective memory, documenting the people of Utah and preserving the records of democratic government in Utah.

ELIGIBILITY: American and legal resident artists in the western United States (Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, California, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Wyoming) are eligible for this project.

BUDGET: $25,000

DEADLINE: April 16, 2018

QUESTIONS: Jim Glenn at (801) 245-7271 or Lisa Greenhalgh at (801)245-7270


LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center

In RFQ on March 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks an artist or artist team to design and create a large scale hanging artwork for the lobby of Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, an innovative new health and social services center that brings together seven Los Angeles County departments so that families can experience integrated, cohesive care all under one roof. The Center is home to Inverted Landscape, an award winning Elena Manferdini sculpture in the lobby and Future Memories by Lynn Criswell in the employee lunch rooms. Funding has been identified for a third civic artwork that will contribute to setting an inviting atmosphere for clients in the lobby. The proposed artwork can either be a hanging artwork or a mobile and must be lightweight.

ELIGIBILITY: The commission is open to professional artists residing in Southern California, defined as Ventura to San Diego Counties, who have demonstrated successful completion of a permanent large scale civic artwork. Artists who already have artwork in the County’s Civic Art Collection are eligible to apply if this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project.

BUDGET: The all-inclusive artwork budget is approximately $100,000. This budget includes artist fees, liability insurance, artist travel, and all costs associated with the design, engineering, fabrication, permitting, delivery and installation of the artwork.

DEADLINE: May 7, 2018

QUESTIONS:  Iris Anna Regn, Civic Art Project Manager, at 213-202-3985 or


INDIANA – RFQ – Pre-Qualified Muralist Roster

In RFQ on March 19, 2018 at 2:47 pm

In 2015, in an effort to more quickly respond to late-breaking mural opportunities, the Arts Council of Indianapolis established a juried pool of highly qualified mural artists to refer to community members and to use for its own projects.  This pool was to be re-juried every three years.  This call is to seek a new pool of highly qualified artists and artist teams to be referred for projects starting in 2018 and until the pool is rejuried in 2021.

Artists who are prequalified will be eligible for selection for mural projects with budgets up to $100,000.  Budgets are inclusive of design, travel, artists’ fees, materials, labor, rentals, insurance coverage, subcontracts, and all other costs associated with the design and production of mural artwork.

ELIGIBILITY: Must be at least 18 years of age and live in the United States.

DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, April 9, 2018

QUESTIONS: Julia Muney Moore, Director of Public Art,, (317) 631-3301 x240 or Lindsey Lord, Public Art and Artist Services Coordinator,, (317) 631-3301 x214



In RFQ on March 5, 2018 at 7:04 pm

The City of Manhattan Beach Cultural Arts Commission is creating a Roster of Pre-Qualified Artists to be part of the Manhattan Beach Murals program (MB Murals). The purpose of the Roster is to streamline the artist selection process for a range of upcoming mural projects. Artists who are chosen for inclusion in the Roster will be eligible to
be considered for future public art mural projects in Manhattan Beach. Inclusion in the final Roster will be for a period of three years.

BUDGET: The approximate award for each mural is between $10,000.00-$15,000.00.

DEADLINE:  May 2, 2018 by 4pm Pacific Standard time

QUESTIONS: Martin Betz, Cultural Arts Manager, Subject line: Mural Roster