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Public Art Opportunities


Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

MTech College – Lehi, Utah
This new
Trades and Technology building is creating a new center for trades education in Automotive, Diesel, Advanced Manufacturing, Welding, CNC/Machining, and Information Technology. Artists living in the western US are eligible for this project.

The Committee has identified the exterior for this commission. Entries accepted via CaFE.
Budget: $88,000 – Deadline: December 4, 2020

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OTHER PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES IN UTAH

There are no other open public art projects in Utah that we are aware of at the moment.  

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

National & International Public Art Opportunities

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) in partnership with the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites Chicago-based professional artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in Chicago’s Aviation Artist Pool.  The Aviation Artist Pool is a mechanism for selecting artists for public art opportunities at Chicago O’Hare and Midway Airports. 
Deadline: November 30, 2020

The City of Ottawa Public Art Program is issuing this Request for Proposals to select a professional, qualified and experienced artist team or artist studio/consulting firm to develop and implement a comprehensive civic arts strategy. The civic arts strategy will respond to local community change taking place in the Byron Linear Park and Richmond Road area of Ottawa. The Byron Linear Park and Richmond Road community is being heavily impacted by the construction of the O-Train, a new light rail transit system that will replace bus services in transitways across the city.
Budget: $700,000 – Deadline: November 30, 2020

The City of Santa Clarita (City) is seeking an art work for its Public Art program. Up to five (5) artists will be invited to submit site specific proposals for a tile mural art work (Art Work) to be permanently located at the Canyon Country Community Center courtyard.  The City intends to select one artist to design and fabricate an Art Work.  The location for the public art piece will serve as a backdrop for weddings, events, banquets, and gatherings.
Budget: $25,000 total – Deadline: November 30, 2020

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is creating an artist roster of approximately 200-300 artists, that will include both artists who are emerging into the field and experienced public artists, who will be pre-qualified for future public art projects in 2021-2023 within city utility facilities, parks, street right-of-way, and other locations.
Deadline: November 30, 2020 5 PM

The Mount Rainier Arts Commission (MRAC) is looking for a unique artwork, that will enliven the experience of the community, to be located on the side of a one story commercial building. The building is located in the center of one of Mount Rainier’s business districts close to popular local businesses. It is a walkable street and neighborhood, just a block from Rhode Island Avenue, a main thoroughfare into Washington, DC.
Budget: $3,500 – Deadline: November 30, 2020

The City of Santa Clarita (City) is seeking three (3) sculptural art works for its Public Art program. Artist(s) are invited to submit portfolios of past work for consideration. Up to five (5) artists will be invited to submit site-specific proposals for sculptural art works (Art Work) to be permanently located on concrete pads along the Canyon Country Community Center walking paths. The City intends to select one artist to design and fabricate three Art Works.
Budget: $60,000 – Deadline: November 30, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture seeks an artist or artist team to create an artwork for the Whittier Aquatic Center, scheduled to open in Summer, 2022. There are two possible locations for the artwork: (1) the concrete bleacher design; or (2) hanging entrance sculpture. Artists can apply for one or both of the locations. Only a single proposal for one of the locations will be selected for the final project. 
Budget: $200,000 – Deadline: December 4, 2020

Socrates Sculpture Park, 2021 Socrates Annual: 10 Artist Fellows will each receive a $6,000 production grant, a $1,500 honorarium, and three months of access to the park’s outdoor studio to produce ambitious public art for dedicated exhibition.
Deadline: December 4, 2020

The City of Cambridge is seeking artists to create a major public artwork outside the city’s new Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools complex, as part of a reconstruction of the educational and community hub at 197 Vassal Lane.
Budget: $650,000 – Deadline extended to: Noon, December 4, 2020

Prince George’s County, Maryland, is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in a public art opportunity at the Surratts-Clinton Branch Library in Prince George’s County, Maryland. For this public art opportunity, the selected artist or artist team will design, fabricate, and install an interior public art piece in the form of a glass, mosaics, and/or ceramic mural.
Budget: $76,000 – Deadline: December 4, 2020

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln Mabel Lee Hall Public Art Selection Committee and the Nebraska Arts Council – three sites, each with its own budget and requirements.
Budget: $330,300 total – Deadline: Dec. 4, 2020

The City of Kansas City, Missouri One Percent for Art program seeks to commission works of art that advance public understanding of visual art and enhance the quality of public places by selecting a qualified artist who can innovatively and thoughtfully design within the context of this project.  KCI Airport Retail Node A “Fountain” area should reflect our City’s diverse demographics and should welcome travelers of all backgrounds to experience art in an inclusive environment.
Budget: $1,200,000 – Deadline: December 6, 2020

The City of Kansas City, Missouri One Percent for Art program seeks to commission works of art that advance public understanding of visual art and enhance the quality of public places by selecting a qualified artist who can innovatively and thoughtfully design within the context of this project. The KCI Airport Check-in Hall Ceiling should reflect our City’s diverse demographics and should welcome travelers of all backgrounds to experience art in an inclusive environment.
Budget: $1,000,000 – Deadline: December 6, 2020

The City of Kansas City, Missouri One Percent for Art program seeks to commission works of art that advance public understanding of visual art and enhance the quality of public places by selecting a qualified artist who can innovatively and thoughtfully design within the context of this project. The KCI Airport Escalator to Baggage Claim area should reflect our City’s diverse demographics and should welcome travelers of all backgrounds to experience art in an inclusive environment.
Budget: $700,000 – Deadline: December 6, 2020

The City of Kansas City, Missouri One Percent for Art program seeks to commission works of art that advance public understanding of visual art and enhance the quality of public places by selecting a qualified artist who can innovatively and thoughtfully design within the context of this project. The KCI Airport “Retail Node B” area should reflect our City’s diverse demographics and should welcome travelers of all backgrounds to experience art in an inclusive environment.
Budget: $500,000 – Deadline: December 6, 2020

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has released an RFQ for six unique public art opportunities in conjunction with the Airport Development Plan (ADP). The centerpiece of the ADP is the replacement of Terminal 1, and additionally includes airfield enhancements and major improvements to roadways. The Authority seeks qualifications from artists and artist teams to design, fabricate, transport, and deliver their artwork to San Diego International Airport.
Deadline: December 7, 2020

The City of Newport Beach (City) is pleased to announce a call for entries for Phase VI of its ongoing Invitational Sculpture Exhibition to further activate the splendor of the City’s Civic Center Park. Artists, private collectors, galleries, and museums/non-profit institutions are invited to submit artworks for consideration for a temporary exhibition at the site. 
Budget: $2,500-$6,000 Honorarium per selected Artwork – Deadline: December 8, 2020

Price Sculpture Forest is reaching out to sculptors who would like to publicly exhibit your outdoor work for sale or otherwise for public exhibition at this exciting and beautiful new upcoming sculpture park. We are opening with two initial focus themes: Nature Nurtured (evoking natural elements, ecosystems, wildlife, or our interaction with those) and Whimsy Way (bring on the fun factor with unusual, humorous, or “cool”). 
Deadline: December 13, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center, in partnership with Odessa Arts, invites professional artists or artist teams, to submit qualifications to design and fabricate a significant piece to enhance the entrance to the newly remodeled West Campus of Odessa Regional Medical Center.
Budget: $20,000 – Deadline: December 15, 2020

The City of Odessa and Odessa Arts are seeking qualified artists to create stained glass art to be installed in at the entry and West wing of the new fire station located on 87th street in Odessa, TX. This piece will be an addition to the City of Odessa’s public art collection.
Budget: $30,000 – Deadline: December 15, 2020

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE), announces a two-stage selection process by which we will award and commission a site-specific artwork on Maplewood Mall. This commission is part of the $3.3 million City construction project by the City of Philadelphia Government through the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). 
Budget: $49,500 – Deadline: December 21, 2020

 The City of Coral Springs Public Art Program is requesting artist proposals and qualifications for a commissioned interactive sculpture significant in size for the ArtWalk on NW 31st Court. The artwork must be interactive, intergenerational family-oriented, iconic, and provide photo opportunities.
Budget: $97,000 – Deadline: December 22, 2020

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 Cultural and Public Art Program defines public art as original visual art including, but not limited to, sculptures, murals, photographic renderings, mosaics, and electronic art installations. Project locations may include but are not limited to the City’s parks, sidewalks, interior and exterior walls, vehicles, bus stops, and spaces that are visible from public streets and pedestrian walkways. The City of Durham’s Pre-Qualified Artist Registry will be used to select artists when a project’s requirements render it suitable. 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: January 1, 2021

The City of Lee’s Summit (MO) Cultural Arts Division is accepting applications for the 2021 Downtown Sculpture Walk temporary sculpture exhibit. Entries must have sculptures available from April 2021 through March 2022. The Downtown Sculpture Walk seeks to increase walkable access to public art in Lee’s Summit. The exhibit contributes to current revitalization efforts taking place in our downtown district and to the long-term vision of creating a vibrant community. 
Deadline: January 4, 2021

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE), announces a two-stage selection process by which we will award and commission a site-specific artwork on the new 11.5-acre park at Penn’s Landing. This commission is part of the $225 million construction project undertaken by the Delaware River Waterfront (DRWC), the City of Philadelphia Government and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Budget: $700,000 – Deadline: January 4, 2021

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for the Oconee Rivers Greenway (ORG) trail construction project in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements the selected site.
Budget: $55,000 – Deadline: January 4, 2021

The City of Redding announces this call for professional artists to submit their qualifications to be considered to design, deliver and install public art that will serve as a landmark and destination feature of the Sacramento River Trail while drawing attention to the noteworthy Stress Ribbon Bridge and honoring the memory of one of Redding’s community members.
Budget: $200,000 – Deadline: January 8, 2021

All California and US-based artists are invited to submit their qualifications for inclusion in the Sacramento Artist Roster. Public artists and studio artists are encouraged to apply. The Sacramento Office of Arts + Culture manages the Art in Public Places Program for the City of Sacramento. The Artist Roster will primarily serve as a resource for the selecting artwork through a public panel , selection process.
Deadline: January 8, 2021

University Health’s Salud-Arte: Art of Healing program seeks an artist or artist team to design a donor wall for the Level 1 Lobby Glass of the new Women’s & Children’s Hospital at University Hospital’s Medical Center campus. The building is set to open in early 2023. The commissioned artwork will thoughtfully respond to this unique context in a way consistent with the mission of University Health and will incorporate the names of approximately 20,000 donors into the design.
Budget: $30,000 – Deadline: January 17, 2021

The City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture’s Public Art Division is holding applications for our 2021 Public Art Pre-Qualified List. Applying for the Pre-Qualified List allows applicants to be selected for future projects. Inclusion in the pre-qualified list does not guarantee selection for a public art contract. Click here to apply for the 2021 Call for Public Art Qualifications: Public Artists or the 2021 Call for Public Art Qualifications: Support Services. Selected applicants will be recommended for pre-qualification for a three-year period. 
Deadline: January 18, 2021

The Victorian Square Temporary Art Program is a curated collection that will showcase regularly rotating installed art throughout downtown Sparks, Nevada. This program is designed to enhance the local environment and promote the understanding and enjoyment of public art by inviting artists to temporarily exhibit select works in,  selected areas.
Deadline: January 18, 2021

Maimonides Medical Center presents a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a lead artist/s to work on a mural or public artwork to be displayed in a prominent location on the Maimonides campus in Brooklyn, New York. The artwork will serve as a tribute to over a century of individuals working together to serve our vibrant community and beyond. 
Prize: $15,000 – Deadline: January 31, 2021

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places Program seeks outddor sculpture to be placed in Downtown Loveland as part of The Art Advocacy Project (TAAP). Sculptors are encouraged to be a part of this one-year sculpture exhibition scheduled from May 2021-May 2022. Selected artists will be awarded an honorarium of $2,000. The installed artwork may be available for sale.
Deadline: February 15, 2021

The Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for an artist/artist team to leave their mark and enhance the visual landscape and character of our community. This Request for Qualifications is for art that will be located on the East exterior wall of a new public parking structure located at Fourth Street and Coeur d’Alene Avenue in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The goal for the piece is to significantly beautify one of the primary pedestrian and vehicle passageways of the downtown core.
Deadline: February 26, 2021

University Health’s Salud-Arte: Art of Healing program seeks artists and artist teams to artfully enhance with original designs select locations/areas on twelve floors of the new Women’s & Children’s Hospital at University Health’s Medical Center campus. Designs will be printed on wall films, acrovyn, and/or other similar materials and be thoughtfully integrated within the architectural features of each floor. The building is set to open in early 2023. The commissioned artwork will thoughtfully respond to this unique context in a way consistent with the mission of University Health.
Budget: $120,000 – Deadline March 1, 2021

University Health’s Salud-Arte: Art of Healing program seeks an artist or artist team to artfully enhance the public elevator lobbies for Levels G-12 of the new Women’s & Children’s Hospital at University Hospital’s Medical Center campus. This includes designing and incorporating wayfinding signage in these spaces. The building is set to open in early 2023. The commissioned artwork will thoughtfully respond to this unique context in a way consistent with the mission of University Health.
Budget: $60,000 – Deadline: March 1, 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
801.245.7271