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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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GLENDALE – RFP – Beyond the Box

In RFP on July 5, 2017 at 11:05 pm

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. Now in its fourth year, Beyond The Box beautifies the city’s streetscape with colorful and interesting murals installed by selected artists on city-owned utility boxes. To date murals on over 90 boxes have been completed by the program, which has been very well received by residents and visitors to Glendale.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible to artists living and/or working in Southern California

BUDGET: Artists selected will receive a $750.00 stipend.

DEADLINE: July 25, 20174 4:00 pm

QUESTIONS: Ivonne Martinez, ivmartinez@glendaleca.gov

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CLAREMONT – RFP – Transit Art in Parking Structure Restrooms

In RFP on May 18, 2017 at 10:27 pm

The City of Claremont invites artists and artist teams to submit proposals for a site-specific indoor public art installation to be exhibited in and around the restrooms inside of the parking structure located on First Street in the western portion of the Claremont Village. The project will include both restroom facilities and all exterior entrance walls. The exterior wall treatment may include, but is not limited to, mosaic tile, ceramic tile, relief, a painted mural and/or a combination of all mediums. In the case of any raised imagery (i.e. relief), it can extend no more than 6” (six inches) off the original exterior wall surface, with the exception of the exterior bench wall, which should have no raised imagery.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to regional, 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: The budget for this project shall not exceed $10,000.

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:00pm

QUESTIONS: Aurelia Brogan, Arts Coordinator, abrogan@ci.claremont.ca.us or phone at (909) 399-5495

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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 Mhaggarty@arts.lacounty.gov.

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LOS ANGELES – RFP – Portable Outdoor Mural

In RFP on January 5, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Greenway Arts Alliance unites communities through art, education and social enterprise. Through our professional theatre productions at the Greenway Court Theatre, educational programs through Greenway Institute for the Arts and the Melrose Trading Post, Greenway builds a vibrant artistic community. 20th Anniversary Public Art Portable Outdoor Mural Project at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles seeks an artist to create 4 portable pieces of public art for an outdoor environment that reflects the spirit of Greenway Arts Alliance Greenway Court Theatre and the Melrose Trading Post. creatively using 20 years of digital photos on large portable panels, to honor the organization’s 20th Anniversary. Engage our local artist community through educational programming organized by Greenway, including, but not limited to, volunteer participation, meet the artist opportunities, workshops, demonstrations, etc.

ELIGIBILITY: Artist must reside in Southern California

BUDGET: The project budget is not to exceed $10,000 for an artist or team of collaborative artists. The budget includes the artist(s) fee, supplies, travel-related expenses, and other associated costs.

DEADLINE: March 1, 2017

QUESTIONS: Whitney Weston, Co-Founder, mural@greenwayarts.org

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SAN DIEGO – RFP – San Diego Botanic Garden

In RFP on December 9, 2016 at 2:42 am

Naomi Nussbaum Art & Design is seeking artists for the 2017 San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition. SDBG receives tens of thousands of visitors each year. Over the years, the Sculpture Exhibition has grown in reputation as well as sales. Installation is tentatively scheduled for early May 2017, the opening reception is in June (tbd), and de-installation is mid- March/early April, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: Southern California artists only.  If you are interested in submitting, please email jpeg(s) of the works you would like to be considered, together with title(s), materials, dimensions, description, price and any special installation requirements, no later than January 20, 2017.

BUDGET: n/a. 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. Please note, SDBG will not approve sculptures that require a crane to install/de-install. Each participating artist receives free passes for him/herself and collectors, family, friends for the duration of the exhibition.

DEADLINE: January 20, 2017

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

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