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Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

The Utah Public Art Program, in partnership with Utah State University and the Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management, requests qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific artwork(s) for the new College of Veterinary Medicine in Logan, Utah. The Committee is seeking artwork that celebrates the importance of veterinary medicine and inspires the students who will go on to serve the public.
Budget: $166,000 – Deadline: March 8, 2024

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 The Salt Lake City Public Art Program is seeking poems or poetic lines in English or Spanish from Salt Lake City-based artists and writers for its Sidewalk Poetry: Senses of Salt Lake City public art project.
Budget: $250 – Deadline: February 21, 2024

The City of Tucson Department of Parks and Recreation in collaboration with the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona invites artists to submit qualifications for the opportunity to create innovative public artwork for the CSM Martin R. “Gunny” Barreras Memorial Park Project.
Budget: $38,845 – Deadline: February 26, 2024

Coeur d’Alene Public Library in Idaho, seeks submissions of artwork to advertise the location of the Seagrave Children’s Library to those recreating in McEuen Park.
Budget: $18,000 – Deadline: February 29, 2024

 PEG Companies & The City of St. George are seeking talented artists interested in creating a large mural in the heart of the historic downtown district.
Budget: See RFQ – Deadline: February 29, 2024

The City of Bend in partnership with Art in Public Places invites professional artists to apply for a public art commission in connection with the construction of a new Headquarters Building on the Public Works Campus in Bend, Oregon. The commission is for one large-scale work of art extending onto three prominent walls in the public lobbies and outdoor terrace of the main building. 
Budget: $185,000 – Deadline: March 4, 2024

The Salt Lake County Art in Public Places program is seeking artists and artist-led teams to submit proposals for an opportunity to showcase their creativity at the Eccles Theater. Artists will have the chance to create an impactful installation that will captivate audiences during the summer months in one of Salt Lake County's premier venues. There will be a pre-proposal conference on February 21st.
Budget: $37,500 – Deadline: March 5, 2024

The City of Surprise invites artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to lead the design and integration of a creative outdoor gathering space at the new Multigenerational Community Resource Center in Surprise, Arizona. The selected design should recognize and celebrate the history, contributions and culture of the Original Town Site, inspire creativity and curiosity, and consider elements of landscaping and shade in the design.
Budget: $600,000 – Deadline: March 11, 2024

The Town of Jackson, Teton County, and Jackson Hole Public Art announce a competition to commission site-specific artwork(s) for the Stilson Transit Center in the heart of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Budget: $110,000 – Deadline: March 15, 2024

The City of Moscow, Idaho and the Moscow Arts Commission invite artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for a mural to be installed on the City of Moscow building located at Jackson & A Streets. 
Budget: $25,000 – Deadline: March 21, 2024

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


The City of Fort Lauderdale invites professional artists to submit proposals for a unique public art project that will adorn four lifeguard towers along the city's bustling beachfront. between Sunrise Boulevard and Seabreeze Boulevard. All artworks must withstand humid outdoor conditions, adhere to Florida building codes, and use durable vinyl wrapping.
Budget: $45,000 – Deadline: February 16, 2024

The City of St. Louis, Missouri, is interested in commissioning an artist or an artist team to create a site-specific gateway sculpture to be installed no later than August 30, 2024 as part of the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative.
Budget: $200,000 – Deadline: February 19, 2024

Rock Island Downtown Alliance and Quad City Arts are seeking two artists (or artist teams) for the design and installation of two (2) separate public murals to be created on exterior walls in ‘Art Alley’ in Rock Island, Illinois.
Budget: $33,600 – Deadline: February 21, 2024

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council  is seeking proposals from artists for a three-dimensional artwork to be installed during the summer of 2024 along the Mount Vernon Sculpture Trail in Iowa. 
Budget: $15,000 – Deadline: February 28, 2024

The City of Pompano Beach, Florida is looking to commission an artist or artist team for a work for hire project for an exterior mosaic wall mural located at the Herb Skolnick Civic Center. 
Budget: $18,000 Deadline: February 28, 2024

The Lexington-Fayette Urban Co. Government in Kentucky, invites professional and practicing artists and artist/design teams to submit qualifications to propose a permanent, unique, site-specific 3D artwork in recognition of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the City of Lexington.
Budget: $850,000 – Deadline: February 29, 2024

The City of Hurst, Texas seeks to commission new artwork for a visually prominent location in the community as part of the Art in Public Places Initiative.
Budget: $100,000 – Deadline: March 1, 2024

The City of Takoma Park Maryland & the Arts and Humanities Committee seek artists or artist teams to create a site specific sculptural installation(s) outside the Takoma Park Recreation Center.
Budget: $25,000 Deadline: March 3, 2024

Dogwood Arts is seeking prominent mural artists to create ten to fifteen new, large-scale permanent murals on multiple connected walls in a central location near the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Submissions should relate to the thematic prompt of “diva”.
Budget: $20,000 – Deadline: March 4, 2024

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture  invites artists to apply to be included in their next public arts roster. Accepted artists will be invited to apply for future ‘fast-track’ projects where the timeline doesn’t allow for an open call and panel selection. 
Budget: $500,000 Deadline: March 6, 2024

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for the creation of a façade-mounted artwork for the Treasure Island Water Resource Recovery Facility, located on the north end of a 400-acre artificial island built on the shoals of neighboring Yerba Buena Island in the San Francisco Bay.
Budget: $610,000 Deadline: March 11, 2024

The San Francisco Arts Commission is seeking proposals for the new Treasure Island in Cityside Park. The large-scale redevelopment of Treasure Island provides an unparalleled opportunity to commission bold, imaginative and forward-thinking contemporary art projects. This first phase call is for a pedestrian-scaled sculpture or series of sculptures installed along a pathway through the park to serve as a visual beacon for those on the waterfront promenade, inviting them into the park area.
Budget: $450,000 – Deadline: March 15, 2024

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for the Mission Bay School Public Art Project Opportunity, a tile or mosaic artwork.
Budget: $136,000 – Deadline: March 18, 2024

 The City of Altoona and the Arts & Culture Commission in Iowa, seeks public artwork design submissions for the ‘Olde Town’ area pocket-park mural project.
Budget: $50,000 – Deadline: March 22, 2024

The Board of Trustees of the Geneva Public Library District seeks proposals for a site-specific permanent public sculpture for a primary entrance of the Geneva Public library in Chicago, Illinois. 
Budget: $50,000 – Deadline: March 22, 2024

The City of Raleigh, North Carolina seeks artists to create public artwork at Tarboro Road Park. Artwork can be integrated into the renovation of the historic building, or incorporated into the site.
Budget: $129,000 Deadline: March 30, 2024

The Deschutes Public Library in Bend, Oregon seeks artists to be considered for inclusion in the Deschutes Public Artists Library Artist Roster. Renovations and new construction throughout the entire library district bring the opportunity for the district to build a new art collection. Art in all six Deschutes Public Library branches will be diverse in both concept and material.
Budget: $1,500,000 Deadline: March 31, 2024

The City of St. Augustine, Florida is seeking an artist or team of artists to create an original design, outdoor, permanent, large-scale, site-specific art installation for the roundabout at the intersection of May Street and San Marco Avenue. Experience in large scale installations, civic content, and the southern coastal climate is preferred.
Budget: $250,000 – Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Johnson County Park & Recreation District Public Art Program is interested in commissioning an artist or artist team to create a site-specific, permanent sculpture at Heritage in Park Olathe, Kansas to commemorate the Trail of Death and celebrate the resiliency of the Potawatomi tribe. The public art opportunity is open to professional artists residing within the United States with a tribal affiliation that is recognized.
Budget: $100,000 Deadline: April 2, 2024

City of Galveston, Texas, and the  Cultural Arts Commission seeks proposals for public art in the City of Galveston. Projects can be Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, or Media Arts. Funding is available to individual artists, collectives, and organizations, for work completed by the end of the fiscal 2024-2025 year.
Budget: $70,000 – Deadline: April 3, 2024

 The City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department seeks artist proposals for an artistic, functional, and adaptable shade structure for an already existing stage located in Johnny Carson Park in Burbank, California. 
Budget: $400,000 Deadline: April 26, 2024

The Sharon Public Library Foundation in Sharon, Massachusetts invites artists to submit proposals for a mural to greet visitors for the Sharon Public Library Mural Project.
Budget: $8,000 – Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NFNHA) is issuing a Request for Qualifications for the design and creation of a sculptural mural at Abate Elementary in Niagara Falls, New York.
Budget: $60,000 – Deadline: May 31, 2024

The City of Clearwater off of Florida's Gulf Coast, seeks mural artists or artist team qualifications for multiple projects of various scope, scale, and budget.
Budget: $30,000 Deadline: Rolling

The City of South San Francisco invites muralists and urban surface artists to submit their qualifications for the Mural and Urban Surface Public Art Projects. The City intends to create a list of pre-Qualified Artists through this RFQ.
Budget: TBD – Deadline: Rolling

The City of Laguna Beach (CA) Arts Commission is inviting artists to submit proposals for temporary art works for display at Heisler Park. Installations may last from two weeks to one year, typically remaining on view for three months.
Budget: $25,000 – Deadline: Rolling

The Western States Arts Federation’s Public Art Art Archive invites artists who are not already listed, to submit artwork for inclusion in a national online database of public art. To be considered, you must be a professional artist who has completed and installed public artwork.
Budget: N/A – Deadline: Rolling

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

The Utah Public Art Program provides external links to artists' and partner websites, but the agency is not responsible for content or views published on external sites.


Hannah Barrett
Public Art Coordinator