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Public Art Opportunities
Utah Public Art Program Opportunities
Tooele Technical College 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 Tooele Technical College Expansion. In development of work for this project, artists may consider the specific training offered at Tooele Technical College and/or the union between educational training and economic development – a significant responsibility of the college. This project is open to artists/artist teams residing in the Southwestern United States, to include: Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada.
Budget: $164,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
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OTHER PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES IN / NEAR UTAH
⊗ The Capitol Preservation Board is now accepting proposals for two Small Commemorative Element/Plaque additions to be placed upon the Utah State Capitol grounds within the coming year.
Budget: set by artist - Deadline: December 9, 2022
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture requests qualifications from professional artists to work with an engineering design team, City departments, community groups and stakeholders to design, fabricate and install integrated public art and other enhancements along the Grand Canal corridor between 47th and 75th Avenues in Maryvale.
Budget: $600,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture requests qualifications from professional artists for purchase of existing sculptures for semi-permanent display at two locations in Phoenix: the 55th Avenue Promenade, from Camelback to Indian School Road, and the Western Canalscape at 20th Street.
Budget: Varies - Deadline: December 5, 2022
⊗ The City of Greeley is committed to linking the University of Northern Colorado campus to downtown Greeley with a trail of artwork for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists to enjoy. This part of the Downtown/UNC Art Walk corridor includes the Uptown Tree program; the first “planting” of trees along the corridor in 2014 included ten trees that added interest, form, color and fun. We are calling for up to three more sculptural art trees to continue this project.
Budget: $12,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
The City and County of Denver’s Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create original public artwork(s) for the Central 70 Cover Park, located between Columbine and Clayton streets over Interstate 70, in Denver, CO.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture requests qualifications from professional artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified Artist Roster. Artists selected for this Roster will be eligible for several park projects over the next two years.
Budget: Varies - Deadline: December 16, 2022 at 5:00pm MST
The City of Las Vegas Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for the West Charleston Boulevard Railroad Underpass.
Budget: $94,998 - Deadline: January 3, 2023
⊗ The Summit County Public Art Advisory Board is seeking artists to propose a concept for highly creative three-dimensional artwork to be installed on the east exterior of the Ledges Event Center at the Summit County Fairgrounds.
Budget: $38,000 - Deadline: January 13, 2023
Applications are now being accepted for South Salt Lake's Mural Fest 2023. Artists are invited to apply in one of two categories: Mural Artist (previous mural experience required) or Apprentice Artist. Mural Fest 2023 will take place May 1-13, 2023 in South Salt Lake's Creative Industries Zone.
Budget: $1,000-$4,000 - Deadline: January 16, 2023
The Reno Arts & Culture Commission is looking for an artist/artist team to design and create a large-scale mural on the exterior of the activity center at Teglia’s Paradise Park.
Budget: $20,000 - Deadline: January 31, 2023
⊗ The Cultural Arts Commission of Englewood in tandem with the City of Englewood invites local artists to apply for the Englewood Median Art Call - Hampden Avenue Median(s).
Budget: $30,000 - Deadline: March 1, 2023
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 Bellingham, Washington is seeking an artist or artist team to create a large-scale mural at an underpass along Orchard Drive.
Budget: $70,000 - Deadline: December 2, 2022
The 8/4 Memorial Committee, Dayton, Ohio, is seeking artists, artist teams, designers, or architects to submit an RFQ to design a public artwork to serve as a memorial for the victims of the tragic events that took place in The Oregon District neighborhood of Dayton, OH on August 4, 2019.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
The Arts & Science Council in North Carolina is accepting qualifications from professional artists and professional artist teams for original and site-specific art commissions as part of the Concourse D Renovations for the Public Art Program at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Budget: $400,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
The City of Topeka is committed to the creation of collaborative and meaningful artwork centered on critical discussion of both the historic and contemporary heritage of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This project will be the centerpiece of a summer filled with community exploration—a creative, multi-disciplinary, multi-site experience that seeks to create a meaningful conversation about equity and justice.
Budget: $200,000-$350,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2022
⊗ The Washington Elementary and High School Alumni Committee is inviting artists to submit proposals for a public artwork to commemorate Washington Elementary and High School, formerly located at 205 Arcadia Drive in Greenville, South Carolina.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: December 8, 2022 at 12:00pm
The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota in coordination with Oppidan Investment Company, developer of Flying Cloud Commons, is excited to invite artists to submit applications to be considered for a public art project.
Budget: $38,500 - Deadline: December 8, 2022
The Port of Seattle is seeking visual and multi-disciplinary artists or artist teams to submit framed artworks with UV plexiglass and security hardware for acquisitions to be considered for this permanent art commission within Seattle Tacoma International Airport’s Concourse D.
Budget: $225,000 - Deadline: December 9, 2022
Berkeley Civic Arts seeks to commission a series of permanent sculptural artworks, at various locations along Aquatic Park Trail and/or Bolivar Drive, that inspire movement and exploration throughout Aquatic Park, Berkeley, CA.
Budget: $350,000 - Deadline: December 12, 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
The Staten Island Economic Development Corporation seeks to secure several artists or teams of artists, to design and implement a series of art initiatives along the Bay Street corridor from St. George to Stapleton, in Staten Island, New York.
Budget: $335,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022
Hennepin County, Minnesota is seeking an artist/artist-led team to design and create an artwork dedicated to Veterans of Hennepin County - past, present, and future.
Budget: $668,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022
The Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Bradenton, Florida and its Public Art Advisory Board are seeking professional artists or artist teams to create permanent artwork to be installed at the new Mineral Springs Park at Riverwalk East that will be consistent to the themes of history and nature.
Budget: $96,000-$350,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022
⊗ The City of Coral Springs Public Art Committee is requesting concept proposals for the Coral Springs Museum of History.
Budget: $150,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2022
Burlington City Arts is issuing a request for qualifications from artists or artist teams for public art works to be incorporated into the Great Streets Initiative–Main Street Project in downtown Burlington, VT.
Budget: $500,000 - Deadline: December 16, 2022
The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for the Pier 27 Cruise Terminal Project. Proposals for this project may range from a single, large sculpture to a series of smaller sculptures located within the cruise terminal plaza adjacent to the Embarcadero pedestrian entrance near Lombard Street.
Budget: $186,000 - Deadline: December 16, 2022
Richmond’s Public Art Commission is seeking a permanent public art installation at the Southside Community Center in Richmond, Virginia currently undergoing significant expansion.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: December 19, 2022
The City of Tampa Arts & Cultural Affairs Division is seeking an artwork to be created for the façade of the new expansion of the McKay Bay Waste Transfer Station. Artists whose work builds public awareness about environmental issues are encouraged to apply.
Budget: $150,000-200,000 - Deadline: December 19, 2022
The City of Smyrna, Mayor Derek Norton, City Council, and the Committee to Honor Fanny Williams are seeking an artist, designer, architect, or team to design an inviting and contemplative spatial, sculptural and/or experiential project to honor and celebrate the life and contributions of Fanny Williams in a public park space.
Budget: $125,000 - Deadline: December 21, 2022
⊗ The City of Easton, located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is accepting proposals in the interest of commissioning public artwork in the southeast quadrant of the City’s iconic Centre Square.
Budget: $50,000 - Deadline: December 23, 2022
Norman Arts Council, on behalf of The City of Norman and Norman Forward 1% Percent for Art for Griffin Park, is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create a significant work of art for Griffin Park located at 1001 E. Robinson Street, Norman, Oklahoma.
Budget: $89,000 - Deadline: December 23, 2022
⊗ The City of Happy Valley, Oregon has pledged to create a welcoming transition for returning veterans and their families. Advancing this commitment, the City seeks to acquire a permanent, larger-scale sculpture that depicts the theme of “A Soldier’s Journey”.
Budget: $56,300 - Deadline: December 29, 2022
The Calvin T. Ryan Library at University of Nebraska Kearney is seeking artists/artist teams to incorporate artwork into the new renovation. Artists can choose the the East Entrance Vestibule, the East façade, and/or the West Entrance. Artists can select multiple sites.
Budget: $232,200 - Deadline: December 30, 2022
LeBasse Projects and Huntington Health are commissioning artists for three separate installations at a medical office campus in the heart of Pasadena, CA.
Budget: $430,000 - Deadline: December 30, 2022
Bijou Park in downtown Wilmington, NC offers an exciting opportunity to enhance the pocket park and streetscape along North Front Street with a new large-scale mural that harkens back to the site’s early days as a theater.
Budget: $40,000 - Deadline: January 1, 2023
The Washington Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth and the Washington State Arts Commission invite individual artists or artist teams to design and create a unique artwork for the new Academic and Physical Education Building on the Washington School for the Deaf campus in Vancouver, WA.
Budget: $156,000 - Deadline: January 3, 2023
Art in Public Places is seeking artists to create a sculpture for the Columbia Street & Colorado Avenue Roundabout in Bend, Oregon.
Budget: $130,000 - Deadline: January 4, 2023
City of West Des Moines, Iowa Public Arts Advisory Commission is seeking artists to create a permanent commissioned work of sensory art to be sited on public property within the confines of the Raccoon River Park Playground site plan.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: January 9, 2023
The Civic Art Program of the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist teams to design, fabricate, and install a major permanent work of public art for Houston Public Library’s new Montrose Library.
Budget: $85,000 - Deadline: January 9, 2023
Festival Pier seeks artists for a site-specific exterior large scale artwork in Philadelphia, PA. The use of light or water, although, not required, is of interest to the team.
Budget: $1,100,000 - Deadline: January 10, 2023
⊗ The East Dundee’s Arts Council is soliciting proposals from qualified artists or team of artists to provide design and implementation services for an exterior mural and public art project within the downtown near the Fox River Trail in East Dundee, Illinois.
Budget: $13,680 - Deadline: January 13, 2023
The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County invites professional artists to submit qualifications for consideration in the Firefly Trail Network project in Athens, Georgia. A suitable public art installation will be a sculpture of landmark-scale, viewable from the trail and road. This sculpture will serve as a shade shelter for the pre-existing resting area.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: January 13, 2023
⊗ The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County invites professional artists to submit proposals for the Firefly Trail Network project in Athens, Georgia. The site for public art is an open greenspace at the trailhead.
Budget: $38,000 - Deadline: January 13, 2023
Platform Art is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install a dynamic, environmental, site-specific artwork that serves as a functioning habitat for the Florida Bonneted Bat, and other native species living along the Lake Wales Ridge of Central Florida.
Budget: $45,000 - Deadline: January 13, 2023
The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement three thematically related exterior, site-specific sculptures or installations of original design for the Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Band Hall, and Cypress Residential Hall at Louisiana State University (one artist or artist team will be chosen to execute all three).
Budget: $250,000 - Deadline: January 14, 2023
The City of Hamilton, Canada is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals for a permanent Public Art work(s) to be sited at Confederation Beach Park, 180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton Ontario, Ward (5). Artists are asked to propose artworks that will speak to the impact that AC electric power had and continues to have on Hamilton.
Budget: $137,900 - Deadline: January 19, 2023
University of Illinois Art in Architecture is seeking artists for a new parking structure. The project consists of a new 4-story precast concrete, masonry clad parking structure and associated site improvements to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus on the site of the E15 Surface Parking Lot.
Budget: $80,000 - Deadline: January 22, 2023
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy and the African American Historic Statue Advisory Committee have launched a competition to commission a site-specific, public art statue on the Northeast apron of City Hall that will celebrate Harriet Tubman’s life, story and legacy.
Budget: $500,000 - Deadline: January 26, 2023
The City of Clovis seeks an artist or artist team to create an engaging public artwork to be purchased and placed in the new Clovis Senior Activity Center: A Smittcamp Family Legacy.
Budget: $25,000 - Deadline: January 31, 2023
Hamilton County is constructing a new multi-story parking garage in the historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. A south-facing 4-story wall is reserved for a mural, illustrating and interpreting the beautiful activity of the OTR neighborhood and the surrounding Market space.
Budget: $9,500 - Deadline: January 31, 2023
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts seeks artists for a Public Art Commission for the Rhode Island College Feinstein School of Education and Human Development.
Budget: $100,000 - Deadline: February 6, 2023
Texas A&M University announces an open competition for professional artists or artist teams to commission two site-specific public art installations inside and outside of the Innovative Learning Classroom Building.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: March 15, 2023
Please note, projects marked with ⊗ indicates the artist(s) may be requested to supply uncompensated services to apply.