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Public Art Opportunities
Utah Public Art Program Opportunities
Utah State University in partnership with the Utah DFCM and the Utah Arts & Museums’ Public Art Program requests qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific artwork(s) for the new Mehdi Heravi Global Teaching and Learning Center in Logan, Utah. The Art Selection Committee is interested in working with an artist(s) that understands the architectural history of the USU Quad, celebrates the cultural connections experienced at USU, and values the key words discussed during the building's design: empathy, understanding, compassion, connection, and peace.
Budget: $115,000 - Deadline: October 14, 2022
Utah Department of Public Safety in partnership with the Utah DFCM and the Utah Arts & Museums’ Public Art Program requests qualifications from Utah resident artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific artwork(s) for the new Public Safety Building in Brigham City. It is the intent of the Art Selection Committee to commission a public artwork that will reflect the interests of the diverse, developing community in the Box Elder region. The artwork should be accessible to the public and enhance both the citizen and employee experience of the space.
Budget: $58,200 - Deadline: November 4, 2022
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OTHER PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES IN / NEAR UTAH
Solitude Mountain Resort is seeking designs for a public art installation: an interactive and #hashtagable 3D sculpture that simultaneously creates a recognizable landmark and generates social media engagement. The piece should capture the essence of Solitude and Big Cottonwood Canyon’s past, present, and/or future. This sculpture will be outside, so it must be able to weather the elements.
Budget: $60,000 - Deadline: September 30, 2022
⊗ Iron County’s Public Art Commission in Cedar City, Utah is seeking design proposals from artists for vinyl graphic wraps on utility control boxes. Designs should relate to the culture, history, important people, and/or landscape of Southern Utah.
Budget: $650 - Deadline: September 30, 2022
Teton County Parks & Recreation seeks an artist or an artist team to create one or more than one project for the Community Wellness Center in Jackson, Wyoming. The artwork should welcome visitors, celebrate the benefits of living an active and healthy lifestyle, inspire physical activity, and create a sense of community wellbeing and connectedness.
Budget: $80,000 - Deadline: September 30, 2022
The Port of Seattle’s Public Art Program is seeking artists to submit qualifications for a site-specific exterior installation connected to our upcoming Widen Arrivals project.
Budget: $350,000 - Deadline: September 30, 2022
Clark County Parks and Recreation Department’s Public Arts Office is seeking an artist or team to facilitate an engaging arts education program to Clark County School District’s, Von Tobel Middle School students, and digitally design a mural.
Budget: $20,200 - Deadline: October 6, 2022
Clark County Parks and Recreation Department’s Public Art Office is seeking artist or team to facilitate an engaging arts education workshop to youth, and design, fabricate and delivery a sculpture.
Budget: $79,503 - Deadline: October 6, 2022
The City of Tucson Police and Fire Departments in collaboration with the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona invite artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to be considered for a permanent art commission in the new Southside Public Facility Complex for Police and Fire in Tucson, Arizona.
Budget: $292,776 - Deadline: October 12, 2022
⊗ Art Around the Corner is seeking submissions for their outdoor sculpture galleries located in the heart of historic downtown St. George, Utah. Artists whose work is accepted for inclusion will receive a stipend of $1,000, two tickets to the Artists Gala, hotel accommodations for one night, and breakfast.
Budget: $1,000 - Deadline: October 29, 2022 at 5:00pm MDT
Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah is seeking qualified applicants — artists, architects, designers, and design teams—to submit their resumes and examples of relevant creative work. Applications will be reviewed and a limited number of candidates selected, to develop conceptual designs for an inspiring, permanent installation to commemorate the 150th anniversary of BYU in 2025.
Budget: See RFQ - Deadline: November 1, 2022
Please note, projects marked with ⊗ indicates the artist(s) may be requested to supply uncompensated services to apply.
NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES
Portsmouth NH 400, a nonprofit 501c3 organization founded to celebrate Portsmouth NH’s 400th anniversary, is soliciting proposals from qualified artists for public art to be installed in 2023 in the City’s Bohenko Gateway Park.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: September 23, 2022
⊗ The Bentonville’s Public Library is partnering with the Bentonville Parks and Recreation Department, the Public Art Advisory Committee, and Friends of the Bentonville Library to request proposals for a book-sharing box prototype for installation in city parks in Bentonville, AR.
Budget: see RFQ - Deadline: September 23, 2022
The Orange County Public Art Review Board seeks one or more artists or artist team(s) to develop artwork for the entrance of the Fire Rescue Training Center being constructed in Orlando, Florida.
Budget: $96,000 - Deadline: September 27, 2022
⊗ The Public Art Committee of Johnson City, TN is seeking proposals from artists or art teams for the commission of artwork designed for vinyl traffic control box wraps.
Budget: $500 - Deadline: September 30, 2022
The City of Aurora, Illinois will be commissioning a Public Art sculpture in the Sculpture Park adjacent to the David L. Pierce Art & History Center at 20 E. Downer Place. The sculpture design chosen for this project will double as creative seating and/or be otherwise interactive for the public.
Budget: TBD - Deadline: September 30, 2022
Downtown Morehead City Inc. in North Carolina and the Arts Council of Carteret County are seeking up to 5 qualified artists for a Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Inclusive Public Art Project.
Budget: $100-200,000 - Deadline: October 3, 2022
The University of Nebraska Omaha is seeking qualifications from artists/artist teams for the Durham Science Center. The committee wants to create an inviting space with a sense of the key disciplines studied within the building with an interactive quality, whether it is something students can take photos with, physically or mentally engage with, or which transforms the space in such a way that interacting with the art is inherent.
Budget: $134,485 - Deadline: October 6, 2022
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be integrated into the new Ranch Life Learning Center. Ideal submissions should incorporate a piece that will visually enhance and complete the outdoor strata wall.
Budget: $74,500 - Deadline: October 6, 2022
⊗ The askHRgreen.org Recycling and Beautification Committee, a partnership of the 17 cities and counties in Hampton Roads, seeks artists and/or creative teams to make a visually striking Virginia LOVE sign (or creative interpretation of a Virginia LOVE sign) that is easily portable and focused on encouraging the community to create less waste and recycle right.
Budget: $2,500 - Deadline: October 7, 2022
MidPen Housing is seeking an artist to create two new hand-painted art murals at Gateway Rising, an affordable housing apartment community in the process of being redeveloped in Menlo Park, CA.
Budget: $31,000 - Deadline: October 9, 2022
The San Mateo County Office of Arts & Culture invites local professional and emerging artists to transform the pedestrian walkway on both sides of the 5th Avenue underpass, North Fair Oaks, CA into a vibrant work of art highlighting the theme of "Healthy Community”.
Budget: $55,000 - Deadline: October 14, 2022
The New Hampshire Recovery Monument Commission was established in in 2020 to oversee creation and installation of a monument recognizing the varied New Hampshire historical and contemporary aspects of recovery from substance use disorders, and acknowledging New Hampshire individuals whose lives were lost and those affected by lost lives due to substance use disorders.
Budget: $125,000 - Deadline: October 15, 2022
⊗ The Kunstkommission (Art Commission) of the City of Düsseldorf is launching a new format that focuses on promoting contemporary art in the public space. With stadt.raum.experimente, local as well as internationally active artists are called upon to develop experimental and temporary concepts for the urban space of Düsseldorf. Whether installation, performance or participation: stadt.raum.experimente is open to unusual forms and experimental ideas.
Budget: $60,000 - Deadline: October 15, 2022
⊗ The Decatur Arts Alliance, with the City of Decatur, seeks artists for acquisition of existing work at the new Sam’s Crossing retail/residential district on the east side of Decatur, Georgia.
Budget: $120,000 - Deadline: October 16, 2022
The Milk District is working with the City of Orlando to recommend public art for a new pocket park at the corner of Anderson St. and Primrose Dr. as part of the Downtown Connector Trail segment of the Downtown Loop, which will serve the District.
Budget: $70,000 - Deadline: October 17, 2022
Loudoun County Public Schools, with the Loudoun County School Board-appointed Douglass High School Commemorative Committee, seeks submissions for the design, creation, and placement of a mural on the outside wall of the gym adjacent to the basketball court at the Historic Douglass High School in Leesburg, VA.
Budget: see RFQ - Deadline: October 17, 2022 at 1:00pm EDT
Norman Arts Council on behalf of The City of Norman and Norman Forward Percent for Art for Reaves Park, is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create a significant work of art for Reaves Park located at 2501 Jenkins Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma.
Budget: $62,000 - Deadline: October 17, 2022
The City of Carmel, Indiana is seeking a well-qualified artist or team to create a signature sculpture
for a roundabout adjacent to the newly renovated and expanded Carmel Clay Public Library.
Budget: $400,000 - Deadline: October 20, 2022
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is seeking to commission an artist or artist team to enhance a prominent exterior location within the Broward Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Complex, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Budget: $430,000 - Deadline: October 21, 2022
This commission opportunity with the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library will result in the selection of an artist/artist team that will create a unique and permanent outdoor public art installation at the Price Hill public library branch.
Budget: $40,000 - Deadline: October 23, 2022
The School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison will commission art for outside the northeast entrance to their new building opening in 2025.
Budget: $250,000 - Deadline: October 27, 2022
⊗ The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, in partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars, invites artists to infuse public art into the exterior spaces of the Miller Electric Center, the new home of the team’s football operations that is currently under construction adjacent to TIAA Bank Field. Public art plans for the space include two freestanding sculptural works on the main plaza, four exterior murals and two sculptural bike racks.
Budget: See RFQ - Deadline: October 28, 2022
Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska is creating a new space dedicated primarily to children and those young at heart, which will have several different attractions and areas to learn and play. The Artwork for this call will be featured in the Discovery Overlook, which has tremendously scenic views of the Missouri River.
Budget: $180,000 - Deadline: October 31, 2022
Massachusetts Design Art & Technology Institute is considering proposals for an outdoor public installation centered around the theme of shelter.
Budget: $25,000 - Deadline: November 1, 2022
University Christian Church in Austin, Texas seeks proposals for a semi-permanent outdoor public art installation reflecting the themes of unity, wholeness, and “healing the divides.”
Budget: $40,000 - Deadline: November 1, 2022
⊗ The Harriet Tubman Center for Freedom and Equity in Binghamton, NY is accepting qualifications from creative individuals including sculptors, landscape architects and engineers to create a commemorative memorial intertwining history, art and landscape.
Budget: see RFQ - Deadline: November 1, 2022
⊗ Columbia Land Conservency seeks partnership with artist(s) to complete the following activities at Greenport Conservation Area, located in Greenport, NY: replace a kiosk along the Access for All Trail, replace a gazebo at the terminus of the Access for All Trail Create, and/or install a river-themed art trail along the Dogwood Trail/Hickory Lane Loop.
Budget: $37,000 - Deadline: November 30, 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 in San Antonio, Texas 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.