GenomoChroma by Ray King

Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

MTech Trades & Technology – This call for qualifications has closed. Committee is in the process of reviewing artists applications.
 Budget: $202,000 – Deadline: March 1, 2019

Utah Division of Arts & Museums Glendinning Headquarters Request for qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific exterior artwork or appropriate existing work for the Headquarters of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums / Glendinning Mansion on South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. The work selected will become part of the 120 year old Alice Merrill Horne Collection.
Budget: $60,000 – Deadline: April 19, 2019

Other Utah Public Art Opportunities

Salt Lake County Arts & Culture Division (County) on behalf of the Eccles Theater is soliciting proposals from qualified Artists, living in the state of Utah, to participate in an open competition for temporary works of art for the Eccles Theater located at 131 South Main, Salt Lake City Utah to create a unique temporary holiday installation for the Holiday Season. Please note: A mandatory pre-proposal conference has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm. It will be held at the Eccles Theater Tanner Lounge (meet in the Eccles Lobby). Please also note this is an uncompensated call for proposals.
Budget: $35,000 – Deadline: 2:00 PM – Tuesday, April 23, 2019 

Shoreline Birds by Day Christensen - DABC Syracuse

National & International Public Art Opportunities

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program – commissioning  site-specific artwork at Philadelphia Public Services Building. 
Budget: $715,000 – Deadline: March 6, 2019

The City of Coral Gables requests concept proposals from professional working artists for consideration to create an inaugural artist designed temporary installation for the City’s Giralda Plaza.
Budget: $150,000 – Deadline: March 15, 2019

Texas Tech University System for site-specific exterior murals (including tile mosaics) at the Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center,  Lubbock, TX. 
Budget: $281,000 – Deadline: March 20, 2019 3:00 PM Central Time

Performing Arts Center – Peru State College [Peru, NE] The committee is seeking a large interior kinetic sculpture, mural, or installation public art project. The proposed site of the commissioned artwork is in the newly constructed stairwell.
Budget: $20,700 – Deadline: March 22, 2019

Knight Foundation is inviting nominations for its inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes leading civic innovators who have created or influenced great public spaces in U.S. communities, creating more opportunities for connection and civic engagement. Chosen fellows will share up to $1 million in grants to continue their work. They are inviting people to nominate their candidate of choice. Individuals can also nominate themselves.  Seeking fellows with an exemplary track record of crafting public spaces—trails, parks, plazas and streets—that create opportunities for connection and civic engagement. 
Budget: up to $1 Million – Deadline: March 22 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Howard County, Maryland – RFQ for up to three artworks to be installed at its new Circuit Courthouse.
Budget: $460,000 (for all three projects) – Deadline: March 29, 2019

Art on Fourth [Ketchum, ID] Original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in outdoor public spaces along Ketchum’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor from June through October 2019.
Budget: $2500 – Deadline: April 1, 2019

The City of Medford, Oregon call for proposals for a public art mural. Please note this is an uncompensated call for proposals.
Budget: $15,000 – Deadline: April 1, 2019

The City of Reno, Nevada / RACC seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for development of a large-scale public art project in the Midtown District.
Budget: $60,000 – Deadline: April 5, 2019

The Pittsburgh Office of Public Art,  Rethink Vets and The Heinz Endowments – RFQ for artists or artist teams to work with the Rethink Vets coalition as an artist-in-residence. 
Budget: $25,000 + $7500 materials allowance – Deadline: April 8, 2019

The Thaddeus Stevens Society is seeking proposals for a statue of Thaddeus Stevens to be installed in Gettysburg, PA. 
Budget: $55,000 – Deadline: April 12, 2019

Sculpture Garden Installation [Minneapolis, MN]  The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, along with an Indigenous Public Art Selection Committee, invites artists’ proposals for a new public artwork for placement in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden or a location on the Walker campus.
Budget: $110,000 – Deadline: April 15, 2019

The City of Tampa Art Programs Division is seeking an artist &/or artist team to develop, create and deliver a sound installation.
Budget: up to $20,000 – Deadline: April 26, 2019


Jim Glenn
Visual & Public Art Manager
Lisa Greenhalgh
Visual & Public Art