Posts Tagged ‘RFQ’

LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Civic Art Registrar

In RFQ on May 23, 2017 at 10:38 pm

Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full time Registrar with experience in museum registration, collections management, cataloging and database management for its Civic Art Program.

ELIGIBILITY: Minimum 3 years of experience working directly with a museum or library collection or equivalent combination of education and experience in the public and/or private sector. Bachelor’s Degree in art history, museum studies, information studies, library science or related field.

COMPENSATION: This is a full time contract position. Compensation: $30/hour. Selected contractor will be required to have General Liability and Auto Insurance and must complete a Live Scan (criminal background check).

DEADLINE: Open until filled

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter stating why the position is of interest, résumé, and a list of three professional references and salary history to Clare Haggarty, Deputy Director of Collections,

NEWPORT BEACH – RFQ – Invitational Sculpture Exhibition

In RFQ on May 23, 2017 at 10:16 pm

The City seeks to have a well-balanced exhibit of Public Art emphasizing a variety of styles, types, sizes; and a diverse pool of artists. The artist selection committee will determine specific locations for artworks within the Park grounds.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all professional artists and artist teams, private collectors, galleries, and museums/non-profit organizations. All applicants must be over the age of 18.

HONORARIUM: Selected artists will receive an honorarium of between $2,500 and $6,000 in exchange for a two-year loan of their artwork. Honoraria will be determined by the selection committee depending on the artist’s preliminary budget, complexity of the project, weight, and size. And it shall cover transportation of the artwork to and from the exhibition site, structural engineering documents (if required), any insurance needed or desired for artwork transport and display, and fees for on-site availability during installation and removal.

DEADLINE: July 9, 2017

QUESTIONS: Nicholas Thurkettle, Program Assistant, ArtsOC (714) 556-5160 x 14 or


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


LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Art Conservators Prequalified List

In RFQ on May 5, 2017 at 3:43 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) seeks professional Conservators and Conservation teams and/or firms for a Resource List of Prequalified Art Conservators to advise on maintenance and preventative care, and examination and conservation of artworks in the Los Angeles County Civic Art Collection. Once selected to the Resource List, conservators, teams and firms on the list will be invited to bid on specific conservation projects on an as-needed basis. The list will remain active for three years with an option to renew for another three years.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFQ is open to conservators and conservation teams and/or firms residing in Southern California, including the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara.

BUDGET: Once selected, prequalified conservators, teams and/or firms will be eligible to develop proposals as conservation projects are initiated by the Arts Commission. Budgets will be determined on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the conservator.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 31, 5pm

QUESTIONS: Clare Haggarty, Civic Art Collections Manager, at 213-202-3986 or


SANTA MONICA – RFQ – Temporary Artwork Series

In RFQ on April 6, 2017 at 3:01 am

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division and Downtown Santa Monica Inc. (DTSM) are partnering to present an ongoing and rotating series of installations that will activate public spaces and invite the community to explore the Colorado Esplanade and the length of the Promenade from Colorado Ave. to Wilshire Blvd. A pool of artists will be identified and will subsequently develop proposals for temporary artworks to be installed in downtown Santa Monica between July 2017 and September 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: This is a national call and open to all professional artists and artist teams living in the United States. Previous experience in public art is highly desirable but not required. Artists will be required to meet City of Santa Monica and Downtown Santa Monica insurance requirements and sign an indemnification letter upon selection. Preference may be given to Southern California based artists, but it is not a requirement.

BUDGET: There are two separate Opportunities in the series. Each installation will have a budget ranging between $6,000 to $20,000 depending on the scale, duration of artwork and complexity of installation. Final budget amounts will be negotiated during the proposal phase. Budgets will be all inclusive of any travel, equipment, materials, commissions/fees or other needs for the applicants. This includes any installation and de-installation costs that might be needed. Installations must be de-installed and removed by the artist on determined dates.

DEADLINE: May 5th, 2017 at 10:00PM PST

QUESTIONS: Danielle Garza, Project Manager, LeBasse Projects,


SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Children’s Park and Canon Street Pocket Park

In RFQ on March 13, 2017 at 3:20 am

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Children’s Park Public Art Project and the Cañon Street Pocket Park Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artworks and consult during installation of artworks at the sites by the City. One artist or artist team will be selected for the Children’s Park project and another artist or artist team will be selected for the Cañon Street Pocket Park project.


BUDGET: Children’s Park Art Budget: Approximately $56,000; Cañon Street Pocket Park Art Budget: Approximately $30,000

DEADLINE: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM PST

QUESTIONS: John Mendivil at 619-533-3638 or


CLAREMONT – RFQ – City Hall Art Installation

In RFP, RFQ on February 23, 2017 at 10:42 pm

The City of Claremont invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for a site-specific outdoor public art installation to be exhibited in front of City Hall in downtown Claremont. This is a very visible public space in Claremont’s bustling village area near the Claremont Colleges, close to museums and the train. Local artists are encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all local 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: Each of the three final selected artists will receive a $300 stipend to produce proposals. The selected finalist will receive $2500 for the term of the art loan. The City of Claremont will provide the initial foundation (at approximately 6’x 6”x18’). The City of Claremont will pay for transport, delivery and installation fees not to exceed $6,000. The City of Claremont will manage installation in order to minimize the logistics for coordinating heavy equipment/lane closures/extra unknown contractors on site. The City of Claremont at any time would consider any piece for permanent selection, at which point a new contract will be made for purchase of the art. Artist or artist teams selected should note that their work will be considered on loan to the City of Claremont and will remain on loan to the City of Claremont for no less than 18 months and up to 5 years.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 14, 2017, 5:00pm

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


PASADENA – RFQ – Glenarm Power Plant

In RFQ on February 14, 2017 at 9:57 pm

The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division is pleased to request qualifications from eligible artists/artist teams for the Glenarm Power Plant Public Art Project. The Request for Qualifications seeks an experiential artwork that will elevate the visual impact of the Glenarm Power Plant day and night, enhancing it with light, color and/or motion activated artwork. All respondents to this RFQ must do so via the CaFE website: (see Glenarm Power Plant Public Art).


BUDGET: The budget is $765,000

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017, 10:59 PST

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



In RFQ on February 7, 2017 at 12:57 am

The San Dieguito River Park is seeking an artist to conceptualize, design, fabricate and install a site-integrated artistic monument/tribute called the Founders Tribute next to the Coast to Crest Trail. The selected artist would create a distinctive and creative artistic element (physical structure) that will be seen by trail users (and potentially engages visitors to the park) to convey the founding of the San Dieguito River Park as a concept envisioned by environmental activists (the original founders).

ELIGIBILITY: Any visual artist is eligible, including but not limited to artists living and/or working in Southern California.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $30,000 inclusive of all artist’s fees and expenses for design, fabrication, transportation and installation.

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017 at 4pm PST

QUESTIONS: Shawna Anderson, Principal Planner, San Dieguito River Park JPA,, 858-674-2275, ext. 13


SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Public Art Exhibition, Education & Engagement Service Provider

In RFQ on February 7, 2017 at 12:53 am

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture (Commission) is seeking a service provider (Public Art Exhibition, Education & Engagement Service Provider) to provide assistance with planning, producing, evaluating and documenting assigned exhibitions, education and engagement activities on an as-needed basis for the Commission’s Public Art Program areas: Percent for Art, Civic Enhancement and Civic Art Collection through June 30, 2017 and may be extended for up to 3 additional years. More information about the Request for Quotation is available at the link below.


DEADLINE: February 20, 2017, 5PM PST

QUESTIONS: Christine E. Jones, Sr. Public Art Manager, Commission for Arts and Culture,, (619) 236-6661