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AUSTIN, TX – RFQ – Pre-Qualified Artist Pool

In RFQ on October 17, 2017 at 11:20 pm

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches for its 2017-2019 Local Pre-Qualified Artist Pool. Selected artists or artist teams from the Pool may be contracted to design and fabricate potential public artworks for eligible Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) of various scopes, timelines, and budgets throughout the City of Austin. Certain projects may offer opportunities for an artist to work as part of the sponsor project design team. Possible artwork opportunities include but are not limited to public art construction projects involving the following City departments: Austin Transportation, Parks and Recreation, Austin Public Health Department, Austin Public Library, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and the Austin Convention Center.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists/teams who have demonstrated success working with budgets of $10,000 (or equivalent) or more; materials suitable for indoor and/or outdoor public settings; site-specific design; project management and collaboration with other artists, design professionals, or community members.

BUDGET: Individual project budgets between $20,000 and $250,000

DEADLINE:  Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:00pm CST

QUESTIONS: Curt Gettman, AIPP Project Manager, (512) 974-9310, Curt.Gettman@austintexas.gov

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – here comes the neighborhood: San Ysidro

In RFQ on October 12, 2017 at 10:56 pm

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for here comes the neighborhood: San Ysidro.  Artists are sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent site-specific artworks for the San Ysidro neighborhood of San Diego and consult during installation of artworks at the sites by the City.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist or artist team legally residing in California or Baja California and authorized to work in the U.S.

BUDGET: Up to three artists/artist teams will each receive a budget of approximately $40,000

DEADLINE: November 16, 2017, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: John Mendivil, 619-533-3638, jmendivil@sandiego.gov

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SAN JOSE – RFQ – San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility

In RFQ on September 25, 2017 at 3:38 pm

The City of San José (City) Public Art Program and Environmental Services Department are seeking an experienced artist, or artist-led team to develop an artwork related to the new Co-Generation Plant, located at the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. This artwork will be a public-facing feature screening the four (4) 50-foot-high emissions treatment exhaust stacks. Artists are asked to submit qualifications to design, fabricate, and install an artwork that serves to screen the Co-Generation equipment. Artist may decide to work with the base-project designed perforated metal screening system or consider a more 3-dimensional approach. It is also an opportunity to contribute to and promote ESD’s sustainability goals for the RFQ by incorporating functional energy producing elements.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working and living in the United States. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications. If submitting as a team, a professional artist must be the lead team member. Artists currently under contract for an art project with the City of San José Public Art Program are not eligible to apply for this project unless their current project will be complete by September 2017, or the project is currently suspended with no proposed re-activation date.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is up to $300,000 for artwork design, fabrication and installation.

DEADLINE: October 23, 2017, 11:59 p.m. (MST)

QUESTIONS: Mary Rubin, San Jose Public Art Program Senior Project Manager, mary.rubin@sanjoseca.gov or 408 793-4340.

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SAN DIEGO AIRPORT – RFQ – Performing Arts Residency

In RFQ on September 11, 2017 at 8:29 pm

The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport environment and cultivates the regional performing arts community. This opportunity is a process-oriented residency program open to performing arts groups working in all disciplines including dance, music, theater, as well cross-disciplinary media (digital, etc.).

ELIGIBILITY: Established and emerging performing arts groups

BUDGET: $15,000.

DEADLINE: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Contact arts@san.org

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SAN FRANCISCO – RFQ – Treasure Island

In RFQ on August 30, 2017 at 8:33 pm

The Treasure Island Arts Master Plan will guide the implementation of the Treasure Island Art Program, which is funded by a fee equal to one percent of the construction costs of the private buildings to be built as part of Treasure Island’s redevelopment. The funds will be used exclusively to enhance and activate the public realm with artwork and ongoing art programming. The Treasure Island Art Program will be developed over a twenty-year period linked to the funding and construction cycle of the project development. All permanent artworks commissioned for the island will be part of the collection of the Treasure Island Development Authority.

The intended audience for the Treasure Island Art Program includes residents from Treasure Island and the greater Bay Area as well as tourists and art aficionados from across the country and around the world. Artists interested in applying for these three opportunities should review the Arts Master Plan to become acquainted with the vision for the program and its goals and objectives.

ELIGIBILITY: Two pre-application workshops for these opportunities will be conducted by SFAC. One will take place on Treasure Island and the other at the SFAC’s offices on September 11 and September 21, 2017. Eligibility is open to professional, practicing artists. Artists living outside the United States are also eligible to apply. Entries not meeting eligibility guidelines will be withdrawn from consideration.

BUDGET: 1. Building 1 Plaza $1,000,000; 2. The Waterfront Plaza $2,000,000; 3. Yerba Buena Hilltop Park $2,000,000.

DEADLINE: October 16, 2017

QUESTIONS: Aleta Lee at aleta.lee@sfgov.org, or (415) 252 -2251

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SACRAMENTO – Salary Position – Art in Public Places Specialist

In RFQ on August 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Under general direction, the Art in Public Places Specialist oversees and coordinates projects within the Art in Public Places Program; provides recommendations for the maintenance and management of the City/County art collection; serves a liaison between City/County departments and community groups; coordinates the work of consultants; and monitors the Art in Public Places Program budget.

ELIGIBILITY: Two years of experience planning and overseeing art in public places projects or similar art related program. -AND- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in art, arts administration, or related field.

SALARY: $69,767.63 – $91,541.17 Annually

DEADLINE: September 13, 2017, 11:59 PM Pacific

QUESTIONS: Send an email to employment@cityofsacramento.org; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY – RFQ – Designer Selection Process Consultant

In RFQ on August 25, 2017 at 8:55 pm

The County of San Bernardino December 2nd Memorial Committee is seeking a qualified consultant or firm to assist with the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of and contract award to a designer of the December 2nd Memorial Project. The selected consultant or firm will work in conjunction with County staff and the Memorial Committee to perform required tasks.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call

BUDGET: Pricing – To be determined in consultation with the selected consultant or firm. The consultant or firm selected to manage this process will be eligible to be considered to manage the installation of the memorial.

DEADLINE: September 22, 2017, 5:00 pm

QUESTIONS: Mary L. O’Toole, Principal Management Analyst, motoole@cao.sbcounty.gov

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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – 2018 Artist in Residence at Main Museum

In RFQ on August 17, 2017 at 6:11 pm

The Main Museum’s Artist-in-Residence program is an interdisciplinary research and production program that aims to support Los Angeles-based artists by offering studio space in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles.

A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, film/video, music/sound, choreography, and writing. Artists are invited to use the space as they wish, with no expectation of producing new work, though some residencies may result in exhibitions or public programs.

Residencies can last anywhere from three to nine months, depending on the needs of the individual artists. This opportunity for extensive time in the residency program allows for artists-in-residence to develop strong connections with the museum, other artists working in the space, and the surrounding community.

ELIGIBILITY: The residency program is open to artists based in Los Angeles.

BUDGET: The residency program offers artists a free private studio and an honorarium of $1,000 per month.

DEADLINE: Application materials must be received by Monday, October 2, 2017, at 5 p.m.

QUESTIONS: email info@themainmuseum.org. Please no calls at this time.

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SAN ANTONIO, TX – RFQ – Public Art Pre-Qualifications for Artists, Consultants and Non-profit organizations

In RFQ on August 11, 2017 at 9:54 pm

The City of San Antonio’s Call for Public Art Qualifications is an annual process to seek applicants to be considered for a pre-qualified list or pool for a two year duration. The pre-qualified pool will consist of the following three categories to which applicants may apply: Capital Projects Artist Pool, Art Inventory Services, Collaborative Partners.

DEADLINE: August 16, 2017

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SAN FRANCISCO – RFQ – Treasure Island

In RFQ on July 31, 2017 at 2:33 pm

Announcing the first three large scale permanent public art commissions planned for a robust new art program on Treasure Island that may include as many as thirty permanent works and multiple temporary art projects in all media over the next two decades. This is a high profile and unparalleled opportunity for artists to create bold and imaginative large scale sculpture for prominent locations on Treasure Island and the adjacent Yerba Buena Island concurrent with the island-wide redevelopment. Two pre-application workshops for these opportunities will be conducted by SFAC. One will take place at the SFAC’s offices (September 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the San Francisco Arts Commission, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 125, San Francisco CA 94102) and the other on Treasure Island (September 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM on Treasure Island at the TICD/TMI Offices, 1 Avenue of the Palms, Suite 216, San Francisco, CA  94130).

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility is open to professional, practicing artists. Entries not meeting eligibility guidelines will be withdrawn from consideration.

BUDGET: Three opportunities – BUILDING 1 PLAZA, $1,000,000; THE WATERFRONT PLAZA, $2,000,000; YERBA BUENA HILLTOP PARK, $2,000,000.

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 16, 2017, 11:59 PM PDT

QUESTIONS: Aleta Lee at aleta.lee@sfgov.org, or (415) 252 -2251

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