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Public Art Opportunities

Utah Public Art Program Opportunities

The Utah Public Art Program is seeking artists interested in creating site-specific artwork for the new Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah. This new facility, funded by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation, will be a state-of-the-art academic medical center. The design of the building provides many opportunities for the integration of artwork into the architecture and site. Artwork should be specific to the medical center and reflect the innovation and discovery encouraged by the University’s health sciences programs. 
Budget: $366,000 - Deadline: December 29, 2023

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The Capitol Preservation Board is now accepting proposals for one small commemorative element/plaque addition to be placed upon the Utah State Capitol grounds in Salt Lake City, UT.
Budget: see RFP - Deadline: November 28, 2023 by 5:00PM CST

The City of Avondale seeks a professional artist to design, fabricate, and install an exterior sculpture at the Avondale Fire Station 172 located at 1825 N 107th Ave, Avondale, AZ 85392.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: November 28, 2023

The City of Coeur d’Alene, ID seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create an outdoor sculptural installation at the City’s Advance Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Budget: $75,000 - Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee of New Mexico Tech seek to commission an artist/artist team to create and install site-specific artwork for an area of the university’s grassed quad/courtyard.
Budget: $390,500 - Deadline: December 1, 2023

Canyons Village Management Association is seeking 5 Utah-based artists/artist teams to creatively decorate the interior of inactive gondolas for a winter Gondola Art Walk. The gondolas will be stationed around the Canyons Village Base Area at Park City Mountain Resort, and will invite resort guests to peer inside the gondolas; those who do will be greeted by a magical winter wonderland scene.
Budget: $4,000 each - Deadline: December 1, 2023 at 5pm MST  

Springville City’s Public Art Program requests qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating an exterior sculpture of the likeness of beloved community member, Alan “Al” Curtis, for display at Memorial Park in Springville, Utah.
Budget: $70,000 - Deadline: December 5, 2023

The Donner Trail Park public art opportunity seeks to commission a site-specific art installation(s) that responds to the park’s contemplative setting and/or the unique history of the site and will become the centerpiece of a “re-imagined” Donner Trail Park.
Budget: $107,500 - Deadline: December 6, 2023

Valley Metro is seeking to hire up to eight Public Artists for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Capitol Extension in Phoenix, AZ. There are six station art commissions at $300,000 each for artists with public art experience and two traction power substation commissions at $50,000 each for emerging artists.
Budget: $300,000 - Deadline: December 6, 2023

Adams County, CO seeks an individual artist or artist team to create fully integrated interior and exterior artworks for a new multi-use arena in Riverdale Regional Park in Brighton, CO.
Budget: $130,000 (Phase I) - Deadline: December 14, 2023

The City of Helena, MT is seeking artist proposals to paint murals along the side walls and entrances of the Lyndale Avenue tunnel.
Budget: $15,000 - Deadline: December 29, 2023

Art in the Heart of Farmington, NM is seeking sculptors from the four states of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Utah to enhance downtown Farmington. Up to 12 sculptures will be chosen by a juror to be displayed for up to one year and made available for sale.
Budget: $500 - Deadline: December 31, 2023

The City of Las Vegas hereby invites qualified artists to submit statements of qualification to design, fabricate, deliver, and install a signature sculpture to be located in the Las Vegas Medical District at the intersection of South Rancho Lane and Rancho Drive.
Budget: $212,000 - Deadline: January 2, 2024

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


The Dublin Arts Council is seeking to commission an artist to create a site-specific, three-dimensional outdoor public artwork installation on the corner of Muirfield Drive and Whittingham Drive in Muirfield Village in the City of Dublin, Ohio, USA.
Budget: $175,000 - Deadline: November 29, 2023

The Florida Department of Management Services, in conjunction with Space Florida, are seeking designs for the Florida Space Exploration Monument in Tallahassee, Florida.
Budget: TBD - Deadline: December 1, 2023

Arts Across the Prairie will 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. This call is for Region 2, comprised of Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville, and Ward Counties.
Budget: $150,000 - Deadline: December 1, 2023

The City of San Antonio’s (TX) Department of Arts & Culture – Public Art Division is hosting a call for applicants for the 2023 Prequalified Public Art List.
Deadline: December 1, 2023 by 4:30PM CST

The City of Sunrise seeks up to twenty-two professional paintings and/or photography to be prominently displayed in the interior of Sunrise’s new City Hall building, located at 10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, FL 33351.
Budget: see RFQ - Deadline: December 8, 2023

The City of Bremerton, WA seeks artists for mural(s) depicting the rich African American history of Bremerton with a focus on the great Quincy Jones and music.
Budget: $45,000 - Deadline: December 10, 2023

The City of Bremerton, WA seeks an artist to create a site-specific public artwork for the 4th Street façade of the City’s parking garage at 405 Washington Avenue. The artwork should be a creative solution to bring together several murals depicting the rich African American history of Bremerton with a focus on the great Quincy Jones and music into a cohesive installation.
Budget: $32,000 - Deadline: December 10, 2023

Laemmle Theatre is seeking artwork to be located at the Newhall theatre location in Santa Clarita, California.
Budget: TBD - Deadline: December 10, 2023

The City of Richardson, Texas seeks to commission artists for four upcoming opportunities related to facility renovation projects as part of the 2021 Bond Program.
Budget: $45,000 - $300,000 - Deadline: December 11, 2023

The West Town Chamber of Commerce is seeking an artist(s) to design and install works of public art to be located at 1461 W Chicago Ave & 745 N. Damen Ave.
Budget: $12,000 - Deadline: December 14, 2023

The Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation Department and the city’s One Percent for Art program seek an experienced artist or an artist team to design and implement original, thematically related exterior, site-responsive installations for Brush Creek Cultural Heritage Trail.
Budget: $400,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2023

The General Services Administration Art in Architecture Program announces an opportunity for a Federal art commission in conjunction with the new construction of a multi-story U.S. Courthouse Annex in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.
Budget: $1,000,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2023

Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) is seeking a well-qualified artist or team of artists to create an exterior sculpture program for specific BCH locations.
Budget: $200,000 - Deadline: December 15, 2023

The City of Austin Art in Public Places program seeks to commission a professional visual artist or artist-led team to design and fabricate a site-specific artwork that enhances the interior second story space of the Palmer Event Center located at 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas 78704.
Budget: $400,000 - Deadline: December 19, 2023

The Orange County Public Art Review Board seeks one or more artists or artist team(s) to develop artwork for Orange County's Innovation Lab located in the well-established suburb of Pine Hills, FL.
Budget: $77,600 - Deadline: December 27, 2023

Muncie Arts requests qualifications to generate a pool of prequalified artists for current and future public art projects in the City of Muncie, Indiana. Outdoor public artworks, including sculpture, installation, and murals are being planned through 2024, with project budgets ranging between $5,000 to $150,000.
Deadline: December 31, 2023

The Shawn Lang Memorial Task Force is seeking artist qualifications to create the CT AIDS Memorial monument.
Budget: $175,000 - Deadline: December 31, 2023

The City and County of Honolulu Commission on Culture and the Arts desires to commission a work of art for the ‘Ewa Mahiko District Park Gymnasium.
Budget: $180,000 - Deadline: January 1, 2024

Raleigh Arts is seeking artwork for Neuse River Park as part of the 2022 Parks Bond.
Budget: $86,000 - Deadline: January 5, 2024

The City of Durham’s Cultural and Public Art Program invites artists and artist teams to submit portfolios as an entry to join the City of Durham Pre-Qualified Artist Registry. 
Budget: varies - Deadline: January 9, 2024

The Town of Waynesville seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to create site-specific, functional artwork to be installed at the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center located at 450 Pigeon Street in Waynesville, NC.
Budget: $35,000 - Deadline: January 22, 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 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

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

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Hannah Barrett
Public Art Coordinator