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SANTA MONICA – Salary Position – Cultural Affairs Supervisor

In Salary Position on March 13, 2018 at 8:53 pm

The City of Santa Monica is taking application to fill the position of Cultural Affairs Supervisor. The position will plan, develop, coordinate and promote cultural arts programs and activities; Administer one or more cultural program areas that include City grant programs to non-profit organizations, planning and coordination of special cultural events, management of cultural event facilities and public art coordination; Supervise, assigns and reviews the work of staff and/or consultants responsible for the implementation of assigned cultural arts programs.

The current vacancy focuses on the City’s Percent for Art (PFA) and other public art programs. Activities include: Managing new PFA commissions throughout the lifespan of the project, coordinating Private PFA projects, coordinating and overseeing the Annenberg Community Beach House exhibition program, overseeing the City’s public art collection, including conservation and managing the City’s Art Bank, a portable collection of artworks loaned for display in City facilities; managing temporary public art programs and developing new initiatives, based on the forthcoming Public Art Plan, which will be adopted in 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: See eligibility requirements listed in job opportunity notification

SALARY: $79,428.00 – $98,064.00 Annually

DEADLINE: 4/6/2018 5:00 PM Pacific

QUESTIONS: City of Santa Monica, 310-458-8697

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Out of the Blue: Installation and Public Practice Projects

In RFP on February 7, 2018 at 12:47 am

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks proposals from individual artists, partnerships and collectives residing in Los Angeles County for temporary art projects at the Annenberg Community Beach House (415 Pacific Coast Highway). Out of the Blue showcases process, participation, and art as a social practice, engaging the public through planned and chance encounters with artistic creation. One or more projects may be accepted for non-overlapping time frames between July 10 and August 31, 2018. The selected artist(s) may spend preparation and research time at a shared Beach House office, if desired, starting June 10.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists living in Los Angeles County

BUDGET: For projects that take place between one and seven weeks, budgets of between $3,000 and $20,000 will be considered.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by 12:00pm (noon) PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor, naomi.okuyama@smgov.net; 310-458-2257

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Studio Residencies at the Camera Obscura Art Lab

In RFP on December 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks applications from artists and artisans for a fourteen-week studio residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. Residency terms are: April 25 – August 1, 2018 or August 8 – November 14, 2018, and up to two applicants will be chosen to fill each term. The Studio Residency Program offers artists a shared 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.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists must live in Los Angeles County.

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

DEADLINE: January 10, 2018, received by 12:00pm PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor at culture@smgov.net or (310) 458-2257

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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,  Naomi.Okuyama@smgov.net,  (310) 310-0187

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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, laura.becker@smgov.net

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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,  mail@lebasseprojects.com

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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, culture@smgov.net, (310) 458-2257

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Studio Residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab

In RFP on January 10, 2017 at 2:28 am

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division seeks proposals 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 away 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 one applicant to fill each timeslot: May 3 – August 9, 2017 or August 9 – November 15, 2017. Partnerships and collectives will be considered as well as individual artists.

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must reside in Los Angeles County

BUDGET: Honorarium of $1500.

DEADLINE:Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor, culture@smgov.net, (310) 458-2257

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Camera Obscura Art Lab Studio Residency

In RFP on August 16, 2016 at 4:52 pm

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division seeks proposals from artists and artisans living in Los Angeles County for a studio residency spanning fourteen weeks, from January 4 – April 12, 2017, at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. This residency offers artists a glass-walled studio with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, four blocks away from the terminus of the Expo line. Info about the Art Lab at http://www.smgov.net/camera. Join our Artist Opportunity email list at http://www.smgov.net/artsignup

ELIGIBILITY: Los Angeles County residents

BUDGET: honorarium $1500

DEADLINE: Proposals due Thursday October 27 by 5pm PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor, Culture@smgov.net,
(310) 458-2257

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SANTA MONICA – RFP – 2017 ACBH Group Exhibitions

In RFP on July 11, 2016 at 9:46 pm

The City of Santa Monica requests proposals for group exhibitions (with three or more artists) from emerging and established artists, photographers and artist groups/collectives based in the greater Southern California area. The exhibition display period is up to four months. The City will review eligible proposals and select up to four separate proposals for exhibitions through January 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: The Cultural Affairs Division is requesting proposals for group exhibitions (proposals with three or more artists) from emerging and established artists, photographers and artist groups/collectives based in the greater Southern California area. The exhibition display period is generally four (4) months. Proposals for solo shows will NOT be considered.

BUDGET: The Cultural Affairs Division will pay for the following exhibition-related expenses: Installation and de-installation; Didactic text printing; Exhibition postcard design and printing (500 double-sided color); Opening reception with light refreshments.
Because the Beach House is a City venue, we cannot display any prices or pricelists in the gallery area. However, staff will work with artists to provide their contact information upon receiving any inquiries about artwork purchases. In addition, the City will insure the artwork while on display and in the City’s possession.

DEADLINE: Thursday August 25, 2016 received in office by 5pm

QUESTIONS: E-mail submissions to:culture@smgov.net. Submissions by Mail: Beach House Group Exhibition Proposals, Cultural Affairs Division, P.O. Box 2200, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2200. Info at (310) 458-8350

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