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WEST HOLLYWOOD – Salary Position – Administrative Specialist II (Temporary)

In Salary Position on August 1, 2016 at 7:35 pm

This position will be providing support to the Arts Division through program and event coordination and administrative projects. The Administrative Specialist II will work with artists, organizations and City staff on various Arts programs and projects including: WeHo Reads, Social Media Postings, Holiday Program, Little Free Library, Sunset Strip Golden Anniversary, Transgender Arts Initiative, WHAP! Speaker Series, and Urban Art.

ELIGIBILITY: The ideal candidate is able to function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, hands-on work environment. Flexible and able to work with diverse constituencies. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with event and program planning and coordination. Social media and arts administration/background is desired. High School diploma or GED and two (2) to three (3) years of related experience; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have a flexible schedule and available weekend/evening shifts, including on-call work on an as-needed basis.

SALARY: $26.62 – $32.73 (hourly), on-call, as-needed

DEADLINE: August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm PST

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WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFP – Artwork Maintenance and Conservation

In RFP on June 8, 2016 at 5:36 pm

The City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Economic Development Division requests proposals from qualified individuals, teams, or firms to coordinate and provide public art routine maintenance services for City urban artworks. The scope of work will include coordinating with City staff, creating an artwork maintenance schedule, noting artwork conditions throughout the year, and performing all routine monthly and annual maintenance for City urban artworks. The selected firm will be contracted for a two-year agreement with a one-year renewal option. The term of the proposed contract is expected to begin in July 2016 and shall conclude in June 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: The contractor must follow AIC (American Institute for Conservation) and professional standards for art conservation and maintenance as well as all federal, state and local health and safety guidelines for this maintenance work. Prior experience working and coordinating with municipalities is a plus.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, rehemann@weho.org, 323-848-6846

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CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFQ – Social Practice Artist

In RFQ on March 3, 2016 at 10:55 pm

As part of the cultural planning process, the City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking an artist or artist group to join the planning team to create opportunities for the public to participate in the process in creative and engaging ways. The selected artist/artist group should have experience in social practice art. The artist/artist group will be asked to engage the community with artworks, events, workshops, or other experiences as a way to inform the cultural planning process. For the purposes of this RFQ, social practice is defined as an “art medium that focuses on social engagement, inviting collaboration with individuals, communities, and institutions in the creation of participatory art.”

ELIGIBILITY: The Request for Qualifications is open to professional artists and artist groups residing in Los Angeles County. The ideal artist/artist group will have proven experience in social practice, work with diverse communities, creative problem solving, and unique examples of prior project documentation.

BUDGET: The City will provide a $2,000 per month stipend for seven (7) months for the artist/artist group.  If an artist group is selected, the $2,000 stipend will be divided by the group. It is anticipated that some portion of the stipend will cover costs associated with the social practice experiences and creative documentation.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted online by April 4, 2016, 5:00 P.M. (PDT)       

QUESTIONS: Rebecca Ehemann, Public Art Coordinator, City of West Hollywood, (323) 848-6846, rehemann@weho.org.

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CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD – RFP – 2015 One City One Pride Arts Festival Design Competition

In RFP on September 30, 2014 at 10:34 pm

The City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission invites any and all artists to create a design that celebrates the theme of this year’s One City One Pride Arts Festival. Each year the City of West Hollywood produces a program of LGBTQ-related arts, educational and cultural events around June Pride month between Harvey Milk Day (May 22, 2015) through the end of June Pride Month (June 30, 2015), providing 40 days of celebrating pride through meaningful arts, education, and cultural programming. The festival comprises film screenings, exhibitions, theatre, dance, music, installation art, literary events, and more. To see an archive of last year’s programs please visit: www.weho.org/pride. A major component of One City One Pride will be a look back at AIDS and the role art and creative protest served in the AIDS movement with the exhibit Art/AIDS/America. Submissions should incorporate the 2015 theme as a major part of their design. Download the RFP for additional details about the design theme and submission requirements.

ELIGIBILITY: Any artist authorized to work in the United States.

BUDGET: The selected winner will win an award of $400 and the opportunity to display their artwork to thousands of people as part of the One City One Pride promotional campaign.

DEADLINE: January 7, 2015

QUESTIONS: City of West Hollywood, 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069, (323) 848-6400

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GREEN PUBLIC ART CONSULTANCY – RFP – GREEN ART PARADE

In RFP on May 7, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Green Public Art Consultancy invites artists, performers and designers to create floats, placards, portable sculptures, kites, performances, art bikes, balloons and street spectacles for a Green Art Parade! Parade entries can make political statements, environmental messages. For inspiration, visit this pinterest board to get those wheels turning! http://pinterest.com/greenpublicart/green-art-parade/

The route will begin at a location TBD in North Park and will conclude at Art Produce (3139 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104). Participants must be able to walk, run, and/or roll the entire route. The route will not exceed 1 mile in length.

The Green Art Parade will occur on two dates, Saturday, July 13, 2013 and Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:00 – 8:00pm. An artist’s reception at the Art Produce gallery and garden will immediately follow each event.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all artists residing in Southern California. Artists living in San Diego are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Submission materials are due May 15, 2013 by 5:00pm via email to: info@greenpublicart.com . Selected artists notified on May 20, 2013 with an official invitation to participate.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Rebecca Ansert, rebecca@greenpublicart.com or 424-229-2257

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INSTALL: WEHO – RFP – GOOD QUEER

In RFP on March 15, 2013 at 5:03 pm

The second annual INSTALL:WeHo will be held June 2, 2013, showcasing the work of LGBTQ-minded artists in the Greater Los Angeles community. As part of One City One Pride and with the support of the City of West Hollywood, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Pasadena Arts Council, The California LGBT Arts Alliance, and Frontiers Magazine, this pop-up installation continues to serve as a forum to bring both established and emerging LGBTQ artists and contributors together. This year INSTALL:WeHo focuses on the notion “Good Queer.”

INSTALL:WeHo will appear overnight in the El Tovar parking lot, adjacent to the West Hollywood Library. INSTALL:WeHo will also feature a Main Stage for individual performance artists or performance troupes. Artists and artist organizations are invited to apply for access to a mobile space or the Main Stage to create unique installations or performances.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to LGBTQ-minded artists. Artists residing in the greater Los Angeles community are especially encouraged to apply.

BUDGET:Selected artists will receive a stipend, commensurate with the caliber and complexity of their proposal, to facilitate the realization of their installation or performance.

DEADLINE: March 31, 2013

QUESTIONS: Please email installweho@gmail.com with any questions about the submission guidelines. Please visit http://www.installweho.com and at http://www.facebook.com/installweho to join the INSTALL:WeHo community.

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INSTALL: WeHo – RFP – Visual and Performance Artists

In RFP on July 23, 2012 at 3:02 am

INSTALL: WeHo is an interactive exhibition, to be held September 16, 2012, showcasing the curated work of LGBTQ-minded artists in the Greater Los Angeles Community. With the support of the City of West Hollywood, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, this pop-up installation will serve as a forum to bring both established and emerging LGBTQ artists and contributors together. INSTALL: WeHo is an opportunity to share the story, struggles and spirits of the LGBTQ community through a diverse array of mediums and forms.

INSTALL: WeHo will appear overnight as a caravan of U-Haul trucks in the El Tovar parking lot, adjacent to the West Hollywood Library. INSTALL: WeHo will also feature a Main Stage for individual performance artists or performance troupes. Artists and artist organizations are invited to apply for access to a truck or the Main Stage to create unique installations or performances.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to LGBTQ-minded artists residing in the Greater Los Angeles community.

BUDGET: Selected artists will receive a stipend, commensurate with the caliber and complexity of their proposal, to facilitate the realization of their installation or performance.

DEADLINE: Submissions must be received at or before 5:00 pm, Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Saturday, August 18, 2012.

QUESTIONS: Mark Cramer or Laura Watts by e-mail at installweho@gmail.com

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