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Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

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The Holladay Village Plaza in Holladay, Utah is looking forward to working with an artist or team to  create an art installation befitting this central plaza. The Committee envisions an artist’s work inspired by, and taking context from, Holladay’s natural geography and the reasons people throughout history have settled and been nurtured here -- specifically, the abundant tree canopy, streams, creeks, and near access to mountain flora and fauna.
Budget: $175,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona (Arts Foundation), in collaboration with Pima County, is seeking a qualified Public Artist or Artist Team for commission.
Budget: $180,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

The Washington State Arts Commission seeks an artist or artist team to design a unique and impactful statue of Billy Frank Jr. for placement within the United States Capitol Building in Washington D.C. A second copy of the statue may be cast and placed in the Legislative Building on Washington’s State Capitol Campus in Olympia, WA. 
Budget: $40,000 - Deadline: June 9, 2022 at 4:00pm PT

The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) in partnership with the Department of Enterprise Services seeks an artist or artist team to incorporate artwork into the new Irving R. Newhouse Building on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Washington.
Budget: $245,000 - Deadline: June 14, 2022, at 4:00pm PT.

The City of Boise’s Department of Arts & History seeks mural artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration and inclusion in the City of Boise’s Mural Artist Roster. Notifications of Mural Artist Roster status will be made in July 2022.
Deadline: June 15, 2022, at 1pm MT.

The Bountiful City Public Art Program seeks original outdoor artwork for Bountiful Historic Downtown. To be considered, artworks must be ready for installation; sketches for a proposed piece will not be considered. 
Budget: No set budget, artists are asked to price their own work - Deadline: June 30, 2022

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


The Public Arts Advisory Board of the City of Wylie, Texas seeks to commission an original art work functionally, philosophically, and artistically integrated with the space for the Entry to the Municipal Complex Walking Trails.
Budget: $85,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

The City of Santa Clarita (California) is seeking an artist or team of artists to design and fabricate an original, site-specific sculpture for a paved pedestrian circular plaza for Central Park’s new buildout. 
Budget: $85,000 - Deadline: May 27, 2022

Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) and the City of Johns Creek (CJC) invite experienced professional artists or artist teams (i.e. more than one artist or artist and fabricator) to submit qualifications to create an iconic and site-specific sculpture using steel recycled from the historic Rogers Bridge (Johns Creek, GA).
Budget: $150,000 - Deadline: May 29, 2022

4Culture is looking for an artist, curator, or artist team to develop an art plan for King County Parks’ extensive network of parks, regional and backcountry trails, and open spaces in collaboration with the unique communities they connect to throughout King County, WA.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Choice Neighborhood Public Art in the Tree Streets for the City of Lewiston, Maine Development Department seeks to commission a mural.
Budget: $12,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Central Bank of Boone County invites artists to apply for a public art project located at the 8th Street entrance to the bank’s main location in Downtown Columbia, Missouri. The bank seeks an artist or artist team to create new site-specific, original, public artwork(s) for the exterior of the building.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: May 31, 2022

Public Art Management, on behalf of Pinnacle International, seeks artists for the Pinnacle One Yonge development project in Toronto, Canada. 
Budget: $800,000 (CAD) - Deadline: May 31, 2022

The City of Ridgefield, WA seeks to identify and select a qualified public artist to create and install a site-specific artwork on the screens located on two overpass bridges.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022 

Arts Across the Prairie seeks artists to create eight large-scale art installations – one in each geographic region in North Dakota – that reflect the unique history, landscape, and cultural heritage as defined by Stakeholder Groups in these regions. All eight artworks will be placed in decidedly rural locations. 
Budget: $55,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announce a competition to commission artwork for a restroom wall located in Terminal A-West in the International Terminal. 
Budget: $130,000 - Deadline: June 1, 2022

Chicago Sculpture International (CSI), in collaboration with the Chicago Park District, is seeking experienced artists and artist teams to create original, site-specific, public sculptures for Big Marsh, a 280-acre park on the Southeast Side.
Budget: $30,000 - Deadline: June 3, 2022

The City of Shaker Heights, Ohio is pleased to announce a Request for Qualifications for Phase 1: Artist Idea Generation, from experienced visual artists interested in creating a signature artwork that will be integrated with the City’s Van Aken District Public Realm design.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: June 6, 2022

Usona Institute is seeking well-qualified artists to create wall artwork in the main entry, on the north and south stair walls, and above the servery at the new headquarters in Fitchburg, WI which will be completed in 2023. 
Budget: $130,000 - Deadline: June 9, 2022

Wisconsin Sea Grant is celebrating its 50th anniversary year through a special commission for a piece of public art that will be displayed in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: June 15, 2022

The Novant Neuroscience Hospital in North Carolina is seeking proposals for mural art in the new Hospital Lobby. The art should incorporate concepts around neuroscience / neurologic disease and the values of Novant Health, such as compassion, courage, teamwork, excellence, and diversity/inclusion.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: June 15, 2022

Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolina seeks to commission a professional artist to create a site-specific exterior artwork to be placed at the New Wake County Public Health Building & Parking Deck.
Budget: $150,000-$250,000 - Deadline: June 22, 2022 at 2:00pm EST.

The City of Boynton Beach Public Art Program seeks artists (and teams) to create both virtual and physical artwork recognizing the ongoing work of the truck drivers in its’ Solid Waste Department, Boynton Beach, Florida. Artists will participate in ride-a-longs and interviews with each driver in order to create work based in the dialogues with the drivers of the 42-vehicle fleet. 
Budget: $20,000 - Deadline: June 23, 2022 at 5:00pm EST

The City of St. Petersburg, in conjunction with the Grand Central District, seeks to commission an artist or artist team to design, engineer, construct and install two large District markers in the Grand Central District on the NW corner of 1st Ave N and 16th and on the NW corner of Central Ave and 16th Street in the Grand Central District, St. Petersburg, FL.
Budget: $199,000 - Deadline: June 24, 2022

Frostburg State University (FSU), in partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create durable, unique, permanent public artwork for the new Education & Health Sciences Center (E&HSC). This project offers two artwork commission opportunities.
Budget: $210,000 - Deadline: June 29, 2022

Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council in partnership with Prince George's County Memorial Library System is seeking to commission a local artist to create an original wall art installation for the newly constructed Bladensburg Branch Library, Maryland.
Budget: $62,000 - Deadline: June 30, 2022

The Art in Architecture (AIA) Program of the University of Illinois, Facilities & Services invites artists to submit images of available work to be considered for the permanent original public art at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Artists’ work may also be considered for custom or commissioned work. This call seeks artwork for the Freer Hall - Pool Infill Renovation in Urbana, Illinois.
Budget: $77,000 - Deadline: July 18, 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.


Hannah Barrett
Public Art Coordinator