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LOS ANGELES – RFQ – ACLU Artist in Residence

In RFQ on April 24, 2019 at 11:24 pm

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 5, 2019

The ACLU of Southern California inaugural Artist-in-Residence program will embed an artist into the ACLU SoCal for a year-long collaboration. This unique opportunity will create a platform for the artist to work closely with the ACLU SoCal in developing, implementing, and promoting creative strategies through the lens of the artist’s practice.  More broadly, the AIR can aid in developing in an artistic approach for any aspect of the ACLU SoCal’s activities. Using art as a framework and material, this partnership will allow the ACLU SoCal to conceptualize its work and activities from an empowered position of change through creation. It is through this spirit of productive, creative energy that the AIR and the ACLU SoCal will engage allies and build awareness.

ELIGIBILITY: This residency is open to established and emerging professional artists who live or work in Southern California. The AIR must be available to participate in onsite meetings with ACLU SoCal staff members in their office in Los Angeles during the duration of the residency.

BUDGET: The AIR will be given an honorarium of $15,000 as an artist fee. Costs  associated with the execution, production, and installation of engagement and activations will be negotiated with the ACLU SoCal.

DEADLINE: June 5, 2019, 11:59pm PST

QUESTIONS: Do NOT contact the ACLU SoCal with questions regarding the RFQ. Please direct any inquiries to LeBasse Projects, the consulting firm for the AIR program. LeBasse Projects, mail@lebasseprojects.com

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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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SANTA MONICA – RFP – Annenberg Community Beach House 2019 Exhibitions

In RFP on November 28, 2018 at 9:44 pm

The City of Santa Monica is seeking exhibitions proposals for three exhibits to showcase the work of regional artists and artist groups – both emerging and established. This gallery program is designed to embolden and inspire Santa Monicans to see and hear art in new contexts that are fun, challenging, and provocative. The Annenberg Community Beach House will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2019, as such, we encourage proposals to make a connection to the Beach House and higher order concepts of commemoration, shared memory, or celebration in unique or innovative ways.

ELIGIBILITY: Proposals for group exhibitions (with three or more artists) from emerging and established artists, photographers and artist groups/collectives, based in Southern California, will be considered. The exhibition display period is four (4) months, with the possibility of extension. Proposals for solo shows and/or from artists outside Southern California region will NOT be considered.

BUDGET: The selected curator(s) will be paid $1,500 curatorial honorarium for organizing and producing the exhibition and any exhibition-related programming.

DEADLINE: Monday, December 31st, 2018 by 10:59 PM PST

QUESTIONS: Email Chris Guerra, chris.guerra@smgov.net, with “Beach House gallery call – Question” in the subject line for any additional questions.

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MANHATTAN BEACH – RFP – Utility Box Program

In RFP on August 8, 2018 at 11:58 pm

The Utility Box Beautification Project, is a public art program designed to transform common traffic control utility boxes into distinctive works of art, creating a more vibrant, attractive cityscape. This program is under the direction of City Council and is supervised and facilitated by the Cultural Arts Commission and City Staff. The program celebrates local artists and their artwork, acts as a deterrent to graffiti, and involves the City and County residents in contributing to the beautification of the city.

ELIGIBILITY: Only open to artists residing, working or attending classes in the Cities of Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach or Hermosa Beach are eligible.

BUDGET: Artists will be awarded a $500 stipend, this is inclusive of all artist fees, supplies, and time spent.

DEADLINE: rolling deadline/not defined

QUESTIONS: Cultural Arts Supervisor, Eilen R. Stewart, estewart@citymb.info

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RIVERSIDE – RFQ/P – Southern California Consolidation Project for the California Air Resource Board (CARB)

In RFP, RFQ on July 19, 2018 at 10:18 pm

The Southern California Consolidation Project for the California Air Resource Board (CARB) is an approximately 400,000 square-foot facility on a 19-acre campus located in Riverside, CA. The campus is one of the world’s largest and most advanced emissions testing and research facilities and consolidates five existing locations into one state-of-the-art facility. The campus, under the design-build team of ZGF, Hensel Phelps (HP), and Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI), is the largest true zero net energy facility of its type and has the highest sustainability goals including Zero Net Energy, LEED Platinum, CALGreen Tier 2, and Zero Carbon.

The Public Art Program is developed and managed by Dyson & Womack and includes three Open Call public art commissions. The commission opportunities are sited in three distinctive locations on the campus. The diverse possibilities for artwork at these sites will challenge and progress the materials, processes, and forms that public art takes today.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists who live and work in California or demonstrate a clear connection to California will be strongly considered. Artists who demonstrate a sustainable art practice or a clear understanding of sustainable methodologies within their art practice will be strongly considered.

BUDGET: There are three unique public art commission opportunities open to artists through this open call Request for Qualifications (RFQ) / Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Budgets range from $100,000 – $450,000.

DEADLINE: Friday, August 31, 2018, at 5:00 PM (PST)

QUESTIONS: Submit questions here

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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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COSTA MESA – RFQ – Segerstrom Center for the Arts

In RFQ on April 2, 2018 at 2:52 pm

In celebration of the newly redesigned Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts seeks to commission an artist from Southern California who will create a temporary outdoor installation communicating the theme, “Connecting Communities Through the Arts.” The imagery is open to your interpretation, though we are particularly interested in highlighting the diversity of Orange County and the role that the arts play in uniting our community. The final piece will be displayed on one (or more) of our lightweight towers and installed on Argyros Plaza, where it will remain in place for 1-3 months.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to emerging and established Southern California-based artists aged 16+.

BUDGET: The total budget for the commissioned artwork is $3000, inclusive of the artist’s fee of $2500 and a budget of up to $500 for materials.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM (PST)

QUESTIONS: Emily Neely, Community Engagement Intern, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, (714) 556-2122 x 4216,  eneely@scfta.org

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center

In RFQ on March 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks an artist or artist team to design and create a large scale hanging artwork for the lobby of Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, an innovative new health and social services center that brings together seven Los Angeles County departments so that families can experience integrated, cohesive care all under one roof. The Center is home to Inverted Landscape, an award winning Elena Manferdini sculpture in the lobby and Future Memories by Lynn Criswell in the employee lunch rooms. Funding has been identified for a third civic artwork that will contribute to setting an inviting atmosphere for clients in the lobby. The proposed artwork can either be a hanging artwork or a mobile and must be lightweight.

ELIGIBILITY: The commission is open to professional artists residing in Southern California, defined as Ventura to San Diego Counties, who have demonstrated successful completion of a permanent large scale civic artwork. Artists who already have artwork in the County’s Civic Art Collection are eligible to apply if this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project.

BUDGET: The all-inclusive artwork budget is approximately $100,000. This budget includes artist fees, liability insurance, artist travel, and all costs associated with the design, engineering, fabrication, permitting, delivery and installation of the artwork.

DEADLINE: May 7, 2018

QUESTIONS:  Iris Anna Regn, Civic Art Project Manager, at 213-202-3985 or iregn@arts.lacounty.gov

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GLENDALE – RFP – Beyond the Box

In RFP on January 17, 2018 at 3:40 pm

The City of Glendale Arts and Culture Commission has designed a program to support public art programs and to enhance the community and neighborhoods through the use of murals. The project, Beyond the Box, is intended to enhance the aesthetics of the city, promote civic pride, increase pedestrian traffic and extend public art to new areas and unexpected places while creating an attractive environment and allowing art to be introduced to the public in a creative and inventive way. The program goal is to bring beauty to unexpected places such as public infrastructure and utility boxes. Beyond The Box is a utility box mural project supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program. There are currently over 100 painted utility box murals in Glendale.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all local and regional artists. The Commission encourages applications from both new and established artists.

BUDGET: $750.00 per utility box, inclusive of all artist’s fees, paints and materials. The Commission anticipates selecting artwork for up to thirteen utility boxes.

DEADLINE: Complete the application and return by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

QUESTIONS: Ivonne Martinez, Library, Arts & Culture Department, ivmartinez@glendaleca.gov.

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LOS ANGELES – RFP – Exhibition proposals for Los Angeles International Airport

In RFP on September 18, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) are seeking arts professionals to curate temporary exhibitions and installations at LAX as part of the LAWA Arts Exhibition Program. Through a variety of changing exhibitions and installations at LAX, the Arts Exhibition Program presents engaging artworks by artists from the Los Angeles region, one of the creative capitals of the world. For artists included in these exhibition projects, LAX functions as a cultural laboratory for creating distinctive and memorable art experiences for visitors. For millions of passengers each year, the Arts Exhibition Program provides access to diverse, contemporary artworks that reflect and celebrate the region’s creative caliber, while enhancing and humanizing their overall travel experience.

ELIGIBILITY: This RFP is open to applicants residing in the Southern California area, including the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura. Applicants with experience in curating site-specific exhibitions and/or installations are encouraged to apply. Employees of the City of Los Angeles are ineligible to apply.

BUDGET: All exhibitions and installation projects commissioned for LAX through this RFP will include a curatorial budget that may range between $6,000 and $13,000. Budgets must be all-inclusive to cover all costs associated with each commissioned exhibition. Professional graphic design services for the signage and didactic material, in addition to professional art preparatory services for installation and de-installation of all exhibition projects, will be provided by the Arts Exhibition Program at no cost to the selected curator(s).

DEADLINE: Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

QUESTIONS: Ligeia Gorre (DCA) ligeia.gorre@lacity.org, 213.202.5544; OR Tim McGowan (LAWA) tmcgowan@lawa.org, 424.646.5312

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