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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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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Creative Crosswalks

In RFP on June 23, 2016 at 9:26 pm

QUICK DEADLINE!!

The City of Santa Monica is seeking a creative designer or team to design and install graphics for pedestrian crosswalks at 1-2 intersections in Downtown Santa Monica. The selected designer shall create 3 concept design variations for Creative Crosswalks that reflect the unique site, as well as the identity, diversity, culture, and/or history of Downtown Santa Monica. Final design, materials and installation methods will be determined in collaboration with City staff. Maintenance of the approved graphics will be the responsibility of the City. The pilot should use surface treatments that are easy to install such as paint or stencil, and are cost effective. Installation costs (all materials, labor, etc.) should be included in the proposal as a line item.

ELIGIBILITY: Designers that have experience and completed projects in the Los Angeles County area.

DEADLINE: June 30, 2016, 2:00PM

QUESTIONS: Francie Stefan, City of Santa Monica Mobility Manager, Planning & Community Development, 1685 Main Street, Room 212 Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310) 458-2201, x5378, francie.stefan@smgov.net

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SANTA MONICA – Salary Position – Cultural Affairs Supervisor

In Salary Position on May 6, 2016 at 5:49 pm

The City of Santa Monica is seeking a Cultural Affairs Supervisor to plan, develop, coordinate and promote cultural arts (public art) programs and activities. An eligible list of applicants will be established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill vacancies that occur in the City during the life of the list.

ELIGIBILITY: Proposes, organizes, schedules and supervises public art activities;  Acts as a resource to the Cultural Affairs Manager on issues related to public art; Keeps abreast of cultural trends and develops programs and activities accordingly; Identifies new programming opportunities and explores potential resources; Develops and implements community outreach strategies; Prepares public information and promotional materials, including brochures and pamphlets, website content, etc.; Makes outreach presentations to the public; and additional qualifications listed on the City’s website.

SALARY: $76,944.00 – $94,992.00 Annually

DEADLINE: May 20, 2016 at 5:00pm (PST)

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ortiz, Human Resources, 310-656-5705, recruitment@smgov.net

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SANTA MONICA, CA – RFP – Land Art Generator Initiative

In RFP on April 13, 2016 at 5:13 pm

LAGI 2016 invites creatives, scientists, engineers, and others from around the world to submit ideas for large-scale and site-specific public art installations that generate carbon-neutral electricity and/or drinking water for the City of Santa Monica, California.

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is free and open to everyone. We encourage designers, artists, engineers, architects, landscape architects, university students, urban planners, scientists, and anyone to enter who believes that the world can be powered beautifully and sustainably.

BUDGET: There is a cash prize of $15,000 for the 1st Place winner and $4,000 for the 2nd Place winner.

DEADLINE: May 15, 2016

QUESTIONS: Please address all questions to lagi@landartgenerator.org before April 15, 2016.

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