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Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

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Ogden City is seeking qualifications from artists/designers and artists/design teams for the creation of 2-Dimensional artwork to be installed on the glass windscreens at the new Ogden Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Stations. This project will create a vibrant experience at each BRT Station stretching from Downtown Ogden to Weber State University and McKay Dee Hospital. 
Budget: $50,000 - Deadline: November 1, 2021

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

National & International Public Art Opportunities

The Josephine Sculpture Park and FrankArts are seeking contemporary public artworks for a 2 year outdoor exhibit. Frankfort Sculpture Trail is a curated exhibition of sculpture displayed throughout the heart of downtown Frankfort. Sculptures will be placed in both city spaces/sidewalks as well as in public parks and walking trails. 
Budget: $2,000 - Deadline: October 20, 2021

The Change Lab National Research Fellowships aim to produce new research, data, reporting, and suggestions to advance justice, health, and human dignity in the field of public art in the United States. Each Fellowship is based around a specific research topic, and is open to graduate students, recent college graduates, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, artists, and public art professionals.] Fellowships are 6-month long, funded positions. A $5,000 stipend will be made to each Fellow in two payments – once upon contract and once upon final delivery of and acceptance of your report. 
Deadline: October 28, 2021

Rochester Contemporary Art Center invites national & New York state artists to propose iconic artwork in LGBTQIA+ welcoming building. The artwork will be located in the building passthrough. Artists are encouraged to think expansively about the space, engaging with the wall, ceiling, and ground area. This public artwork is intended to be an iconic work that represents, welcomes, or supports the LGBTQ+ community in some way. 
Budget: $45,000 - Deadline: October 31, 2021

LUBICA - Lucca Biennale Cartasia is the biggest worldwide art event dedicated to Paper as an artistic and architectural means. LuBiCa takes place every two years in Lucca, Tuscany. Founded in 2004, the event is committed to promoting tradition, culture, sustainability and innovation in art and design, and next year marks XI edition. This Call for Entries invites artists from around the world to express their vision by using paper and its by-products. The goal of LuBiCa is to promote dialogue amongst the artists who choose to push their limits by breaking away from their patterns and moulds and to help create new points of view. Entry fee.
 Deadline: October 31, 2021

The Pathway to Hope Public Art Trail will add meaningful artwork to the underpasses of Tulsa’s Interstate 244 from Main Street to Greenwood Avenue, honoring the vibrant history of the Greenwood District. The Oklahoma Arts Council, along with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, will commission public art projects that are managed through the Oklahoma Art in Public Places program. Selected artwork will be vetted in close consultation with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) for strict adherence to public safety standards, impact on structural integrity of the bridges and underpasses, and long-term maintenance needs. 
Budget: $285,000 - Deadline: November 15, 2021

The City of Durham's Cultural and Public Art Program commissions a variety of public artworks in collaboration with City departments and other organizations engaged in capital development projects across Durham, North Carolina. The City of Durham's Pre-Qualified Artist Registry will be used to select artists when a project's requirements render it suitable. Selection will be based on the appropriateness of the artist's medium and experience relevant to specific project requirements. The City continuously seeks greater diversity and urges artists and artist teams of all backgrounds and any medium to become part of the pre-qualified registry. 
Deadline: November 17, 2021

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


Jim Glenn
Visual & Public Art Manager