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Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

There are no open projects through Utah's Public Art Program at the moment. Check back as we anticipate new projects opening soon. Meanwhile scroll down for other opportunities in or near Utah and national or international projects.

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⊗  Arts Council of Park City & Summit County and Communities that Care have partnered with Utah organizations including Encircle and Parents Empowered / Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (the ‘Project Partners’) to commission Utah artist(s) to create an interactive mural in Park City.
Budget: $7,500 - Deadline: May 20, 2022 at 5 p.m.

The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee (LSC) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) and New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) seek to purchase 1 to 3 artworks ready for purchase. These artworks will need to withstand a permanent installation outdoors in an uncovered area of the NMDA courtyard at the NMSU campus in Las Cruces, NM. 
Budget: $335,000 - Deadline: May 20, 2022

Midvale City in partnership with ALL CAPS Art Gallery isseeking qualified artists who are interested in participating in a grass roots mural festival, the first annual Midvale Main Street Mural Festival taking place June 14th – June 18th, 2022.
Budget: Varies - Deadline: May 23, 2022 

The Holladay Village Plaza in Holladay, Utah is looking forward to working with an artist or team to  create an art installation befitting this central plaza. The Committee envisions an artist’s work inspired by, and taking context from, Holladay’s natural geography and the reasons people throughout history have settled and been nurtured here -- specifically, the abundant tree canopy, streams, creeks, and near access to mountain flora and fauna.
Budget: $175,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona (Arts Foundation), in collaboration with Pima County, is seeking a qualified Public Artist or Artist Team for commission.
Budget: $180,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

The City of Boise’s Department of Arts & History seeks mural artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration and inclusion in the City of Boise’s Mural Artist Roster. Notifications of Mural Artist Roster status will be made in July 2022.
Deadline: June 15, 2022, at 1pm MT.

Please note, projects marked with ⊗  indicates the artist(s) may be requested to supply uncompensated services to apply.


Creative Time - DO YOU HAVE A BOLD, AMBITIOUS, MAYBE EVEN IMPOSSIBLE SEEMING IDEA FOR A PUBLIC ART PROJECT? WE’RE READY TO DREAM WITH YOU.  We want to know what you would do if there were no constraints. Proposals for speculative concepts are welcome, and we only ask that, if selected, you will work with us to translate a version of the idea that can be realized.
Budget: $10,000 (production costs / budget are managed by Creative Time) - Deadline: May 17, 2022

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for the 2023 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series.
Budget: $12,000 - Deadline: May 17, 2022

The City of Bowie, Maryland is issuing this Call to Artists to engage individual artists and artistic teams to create a mural for the City at the Bowie City Gym. The mural will be installed on an exterior wall of Gym facing Northview Drive and will be visible from the street. The City seeks a new original permanent work of art made specifically for the site with a theme of social justice and diversity.
Budget: $25,000 - Deadline: May 17, 2022 

The City of DeSoto is seeking to commission an artist or team of artists to design and produce an original public art installation as a Reflection Walk to be located along the Roy Orr Trail. This public art project is conceived as a monument to commemorate the Black Lives Matter Movement. 
Budget: $30,000 - Deadline: May 20, 2022

Ohio Creek Watershed, a flood risk management and resiliency project in Norfolk, VA, invites artists to apply to design and fabricate public artwork celebrating the Elizabeth River, the community, and the NDR Ohio Creek Watershed. The artwork should reflect the diversity of culture and heritage and connect the two neighborhoods.
Budget: $135,000 - Deadline: May 25, 2022

730 Stanyan Associates, L.P. (the “Owner”), a partnership of Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) and Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), as the “Sponsor” of new 100% affordable housing development in Haight-Ashbury neighborhood at the gateway to Golden Gate Park, invites qualified artists and artist teams – with preference for artists residing in the Bay Area – to submit qualifications for the commission of public art.
Budget: $400,000 - Deadline: May 26, 2022

The Public Arts Advisory Board of the City of Wylie, Texas seeks to commission an original art work functionally, philosophically, and artistically integrated with the space for the Entry to the Municipal Complex Walking Trails.
Budget: $85,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

The City of Santa Clarita (California) is seeking an artist or team of artists to design and fabricate an original, site-specific sculpture for a paved pedestrian circular plaza for Central Park’s new buildout. 
Budget: $85,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) and the City of Johns Creek (CJC) invite experienced professional artists or artist teams (i.e. more than one artist or artist and fabricator) to submit qualifications to create an iconic and site-specific sculpture using steel recycled from the historic Rogers Bridge (Johns Creek, GA).
Budget: $150,000 - Deadline: May 29, 2022

4Culture is looking for an artist, curator, or artist team to develop an art plan for King County Parks’ extensive network of parks, regional and backcountry trails, and open spaces in collaboration with the unique communities they connect to throughout King County, WA.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Choice Neighborhood Public Art in the Tree Streets for the City of Lewiston, Maine Development Department seeks to commission a mural.
Budget: $12,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Central Bank of Boone County invites artists to apply for a public art project located at the 8th Street entrance to the bank’s main location in Downtown Columbia, Missouri. The bank seeks an artist or artist team to create new site-specific, original, public artwork(s) for the exterior of the building.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Public Art Management, on behalf of Pinnacle International, seeks artists for the Pinnacle One Yonge development project in Toronto, Canada. 
Budget: $800,000 (CAD) - Deadline: May 31, 2022

The City of Ridgefield, WA seeks to identify and select a qualified public artist to create and install a site-specific artwork on the screens located on two overpass bridges.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022 

Arts Across the Prairie seeks artists to create eight large-scale art installations – one in each geographic region in the state – that reflect the unique history, landscape, and cultural heritage as defined by Stakeholder Groups in these regions. All eight artworks will be placed in decidedly rural locations. 
Budget: $55,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announce a competition to commission artwork for a restroom wall located in Terminal A-West in the International Terminal. 
Budget: $130,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022

Chicago Sculpture International (CSI), in collaboration with the Chicago Park District, is seeking experienced artists and artist teams to create original, site-specific, public sculptures for Big Marsh, a 280-acre park on the Southeast Side.
Budget: $30,000 - Deadline: June 3, 2022

The City of Shaker Heights is pleased to announce a Request for Qualifications for Phase 1: Artist Idea Generation, from experienced visual artists interested in creating a signature artwork that will be integrated with the City’s Van Aken District Public Realm design.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: June 6, 2022

Usona Institute is seeking well-qualified artists to create wall artwork in the main entry, on the north and south stair walls, and above the servery at the new headquarters in Fitchburg, WI which will be completed in 2023. 
Budget: $130,000 - Deadline: June 9, 2022

Wisconsin Sea Grant is celebrating its 50th anniversary year through a special commission for a piece of public art that will be displayed in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: June 15, 2022

The Novant Neuroscience Hospital in North Carolina is seeking proposals for mural art in the new Hospital Lobby. The art should incorporate concepts around neuroscience / neurologic disease and the values of Novant Health, such as compassion, courage, teamwork, excellence, and diversity/inclusion.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: June 15, 2022

The City of Boynton Beach Public Art Program seeks artists (and teams) to create both virtual and physical artwork recognizing the ongoing work of the truck drivers in its’ Solid Waste Department. Artists will participate in ride-a-longs and interviews with each driver in order to create work based in the dialogues with the drivers of the 42-vehicle fleet. 
Budget: $20,000 - Deadline: June 23, 2022 at 5:00pm

Frostburg State University (FSU), in partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create durable, unique, permanent public artwork for the new Education & Health Sciences Center (E&HSC). This project offers two artwork commission opportunities.
Budget: $210,000 - Deadline: June 29, 2022

Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council in partnership with Prince George's County Memorial Library System is seeking to commission a local artist to create an original wall art installation for the newly constructed Bladensburg Branch Library, Maryland.
Budget: $62,000 - Deadline: June 30, 2022

The Art in Architecture (AIA) Program of the University of Illinois, Facilities & Services invites artists to submit images of available work to be considered for the permanent original public art at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Artists’ work may also be considered for custom or commissioned work. This call seeks artwork for the Freer Hall - Pool Infill Renovation in Urbana, Illinois.
Budget: $77,000 - Deadline: July 18, 2022

University Health and its Salud-Arte: Art of Healing Program strive to create and commission artworks that reflect aesthetic and technical quality and foster a welcoming, uplifting environment for healing. Procured art for the Women’s and Children’s Hospital will be an aesthetically pleasing focal point for patients, visitors, and staff alike. The artwork must consider the safety of the hospital’s visitors and should be easy to clean and maintain. 
Budget: $850,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022

Please note, projects marked with ⊗  indicates the artist(s) may be requested to supply uncompensated services to apply.


Hannah Barrett
Public Art Coordinator