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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Mira Mesa Community Park Public Art Project

In RFQ on May 17, 2019 at 6:10 pm

Description: The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Mira Mesa Community Park Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artwork and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

Eligibility: Any artist or artist team legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Deadline: 06/20/2019 4:00 PM PST

Budget: $400,000

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Airline Support Building

In RFQ on April 24, 2019 at 4:01 pm

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (“Authority”) seeks statements of qualifications (“SOQ”) from artists or multiple artists as a team (“Artist”) to design, fabricate, transport and deliver, and consult during installation for an Artwork to be installed by the Authority for the Airline Support Building. The Airline Support Building (ASB) is a new building on the south side of the airfield, just north of N. Harbor Drive and east of the existing Administration Building.  Its intended use will be to serve belly cargo, provisioning and ground service equipment maintenance for multiple airline tenants, who will be collocated into a single building and separated by demising walls. An Artist or Artist team will be selected to design, fabricate, transport and deliver, and consult during the installation of a permanent artwork for the Airline Support Public Art Opportunity. The proposed Artwork will be sited in front of security fencing that surrounds a secured Airside apron area used by airline tenants for staging of cargo and ground equipment. The artwork is expected to double as a screening element and may take the form of a screen, wall relief, or multiple successive sculptural elements.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have demonstrated ability to create permanent site-responsive integrated projects and have successfully completed at least one (1) large-scale permanent public art commission project with a budget of at least $50,000. Refer to the RFQ for additional eligibility requirements.

BUDGET: $300,000.

DEADLINE: May 22, 2019

QUESTIONS: Lauren Lockhart arts@san.org

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SAN DIEGO – RFQ – Port of San Diego Performance Program

In RFQ on April 24, 2019 at 3:54 pm

The Port of San Diego’s Waterfront Arts & Activation department produces free community-focused events showcasing a variety of artistic performances around the San Diego Bay. These performances take the form of temporary pop-up artistic explorations as well as larger orchestrated free community events. Performances range from dance, theatre, and music, to new media, contemporary performance art, and interactive artworks. The current curatorial objective is to identify performance groups/artists to add to the Port’s 2019 – 2021 cultural programming. This Call for Artists invites artists and organizations to submit their qualifications for providing cultural performances to take place along the waterfront throughout District tidelands. Application materials will include a statement of intent, budgets, examples of past work and a resume/CV. Selected performance groups/artists will contract with the Port of San Diego on an as-needed basis. Performances will be programmed based on activation needs. An award of a contract is not a guarantee that performance services will be needed.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists based in the Counties of Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego

BUDGET: Budgets will range from $500 – $15,000 per project based on each individual performer/performance group, the scale of performance, and specific project needs.

DEADLINE: May 27, 2019

QUESTIONS: Corey Dunlap, Project Manager, arts@portofsandiego.org

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SAN DIEGO – Salary Position – Arts Management Associates

In Salary Position on September 21, 2018 at 8:50 pm

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture seeking applications for Arts Management Associate positions. Arts Management Associate positions perform a variety of arts administration duties associated with performing arts center management, public art project management, and arts and culture funding program management; draft funding proposals or requests for proposals; conduct studies; respond and resolve customer concerns; plan and coordinate special events and perform a variety of arts administration and project management duties; coordinate community participation and visual/performing artist selection processes; prepare and negotiate contracts with visual/performing artists; oversee the fabrication and installation of commissioned artwork; serve as a liaison with visual/performing artists, architects, engineers, other City departments and community groups; oversee maintenance of City-owned artwork; manage databases; draft press releases and public service announcements; process incoming applications or project proposals for panel review; analyze data and draft management reports; make public presentations and prepare informational materials regarding programs; process incoming applications or project proposals for panel review; prepare, track and analyze budgets; and perform other duties as assigned.

ELIGIBILITY: See website for eligibility requirements

SALARY: $55,848.00 – $67,496.00 Annually

DEADLINE: October 8, 2018

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SAN DIEGO – Salary Position – Public Art Administrator (x2)

In Salary Position on July 13, 2018 at 8:28 pm

The City of San Diego seeking applications for two Public Art Program Administrator positions. Public Art Program Administrator positions assist with all phases of the public funding programs and public art programs; participate in staff standing and ad hoc committees which meet monthly or as required; prepare and review various reports and grant applications; provide research, analysis and direction in the development of special initiatives including the implementation of feasibility studies, recommendation of policies and procedures, budgets, marketing strategies and evaluation processes; develop and implement technical assistance and capacity building programs; assist in the planning and coordination of community convenings and other outreach activities as required to advance cultural tourism, diversity initiatives and public art projects; collaborate with businesses, nonprofits, associations, artists, contractors, volunteers and members of the general public; act as an ambassador for arts and culture; and perform other duties as assigned.

ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter) in Art History, Visual/Performing Arts, Arts Administration, Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, or a closely related field. Four years of full-time professional experience in the development and implementation of an arts and culture program.

SALARY: $68,972.80 – $83,553.60 Annually

DEADLINE:  Mon. 08/06/18 5:00 PM Pacific Time

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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, arts@portofsandiego.org

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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 balmario@sandiego.gov

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SAN DIEGO – RFP – San Diego Botanic Gardens

In RFP on November 27, 2017 at 7:38 pm

Artists are invited to submit appropriate artwork(s) for the 2018/19 San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition. SDBG receives over 250,000 visitors each year. Over the years, the Sculpture Exhibition has grown in reputation as well as sales. Please note, SDBG will not approve sculptures that require a crane to install/de-install. SDBG staff will be available to assist with loading and transporting sculpture to locations, installation and de-installation. Installation is tentatively scheduled for early May 2018, the opening reception is in June (tbd), and de-installation is April, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY: Open call

BUDGET: None. Artist is to deliver, install and de-install. Up to two SDBG staff members are available to assist with installation and de-installation if needed. SDBG adds an additional 35% to your price as retail price (plus applicable tax). If your work sells, the artist is expected to provide a replacement piece to be installed immediately, similar in scale to the original, for the balance of the exhibition. SDBG provides insurance on all artworks up to $10,000 per artwork for the duration of the exhibition.

DEADLINE: January 19, 2018

QUESTIONS: Naomi Nussbaum, Curator, nnartd1@gmail.com, (858) 204-2058

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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 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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