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Public Art Opportunities


Utah Public Art Program Opportunities


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CORNER Plaza Art [Ogden, UT]-Ogden City’s Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or artist team to work with the Ogden City Arts administration and the Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee to explore public art opportunities for the Corner Plaza Redesign Project. The selected artist or artist team will help design and create public art that will be placed on the site or be integrated into the plaza design.  The selected artist or artist team will be expected to collaborate with The Corner Plaza Design team and Ogden City Arts.
Budget: $130,000 – Deadline: August 31, 2020

Grant Ave Junction Walls [Ogden, UT]-Ogden City’s Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or artist team to work with the Ogden City Arts staff and the Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee to explore public art opportunities for the Grant Ave Junction Walls Project. The selected artist or artist team will help design and create public art that will be placed at five separate wall panels along the Grant Ave promenade.  The selected artist or artist team will be expected to collaborate with the Arts Advisory Committee and Ogden City Arts.
Budget: $175,000 – Deadline: August 31, 2020

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National & International Public Art Opportunities


Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design [Encinitas, CA] Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce a generous gift of $250,000 from The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation establishing a first-of-its-kind national program, the Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design. The program, which includes an award benefitting an artist, public art administrator, or representative from the civic design field on a rotating basis annually, seeks to celebrate and highlight the work of individuals who support, develop, and manage the incorporation of art into the design of places and spaces across the United States.
Grant Funds: $250,000, up to $50,000 per grant – Deadline: August 14, 2020

Public Arts Mural Initiative 2020 [Fort Collins, CO] The Colorado State University Public Arts Committee and Hatton Gallery Selection Committee at the Department of Art and Art History are requesting proposals for public works that engage diverse and challenging conversations regarding social, political, socio-economic, race/ethnicity, gender/sexual orientation and global/geo-local perspectives. With these public works, we hope to create healthy and constructive discourse around issues of diversity and inclusiveness as well as the growing need to incorporate and acknowledge the revisions within our own history as a land grant institution situated within the traditional homelands of the Arapahoe, Cheyenne and Ute Nations. This national call is for the inaugural public work in a series of artworks to be applied and installed on the building façades of the Visual Arts Building at the main campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Budget: $8,000–$10,000 – Deadline: August 15, 2020

Northside Gateway Art [Spartanburg, SC] This project is a partnership between the Northside Development Group and Northside Gateway Art Committee to commission an iconic outdoor artwork for the new gateway plaza of the 500 Northside Station building located at 400 Howard Street at the corner of Howard Street and College Street in Spartanburg, SC. The artwork, to be designed and installed for public enjoyment and engagement, will be a visual extension of a community’s endeavors to become a “safe, vibrant, healthy community.”
Budget: $455,000 – Deadline: August 21, 2020

Little Rock Airport Wall [Little Rock, AK] Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist for an opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for the design and possibly fabrication and installation of a wall-mounted work or installation project located on a curved wall in the concourse exit. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas.
Budget: $10,000 – Deadline: August 23, 2020

Little Rock Airport Terrazzo Floor [Little Rock, AK] Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist or artist team, for an artwork opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for a site-specific terrazzo floor artwork located in the concourse exit area. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas. Selected artist will create a custom design for the floor and LIT will contract for fabrication and installation. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $10,000. A separate budget will be set for fabrication and installation and will be paid by the Airport.
Budget: $10,000 – Deadline: August 23, 2020

City of Orlando I-4 Ultimate Public Art Opportunity [Orlando, FL] The City of Orlando and its Community Redevelopment Agency seek an artist or artist team to create 3-dimensional artwork for a site located south of Colonial Dr., north of Concord St., east of Garland Ave. and I-4 and west of CSX railway corridor. The proposed artwork is to capture the distinct character or culture of the community and/or visually enhance public spaces.t.
Budget: $350,000 – Deadline: August 27, 2020

West High School and Romig Middle School Library – Anchorage, AK 
The art selection jury intends to commission two complementary installations to be permanently installed at two different locations within the indoor atrium area located just outside of the renovated school library.
Budget: $97,500 – Deadline: August 28, 2020

The Public Works facility – Frisco, TX. The artist chosen for this project will be commissioned to create an interactive and educational artwork demonstrating the work undertaken by staff to develop and maintain Frisco’s infrastructure. 
Budget: $125,000 – Deadline: September 3, 2020

LSMSA (Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts) [Natchitoches, LA] The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and implement interior and exterior, site-specific sculptures or installations of original design for the Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts located in Natchitoches, LA. Full proposals are not required at this time; please only submit required materials. This commission is open nationally to professional artists 18 and over.
Budget: $260,000 – Deadline: September 5, 2020


 
 

Jim Glenn
Visual & Public Art Manager
801.245.7271
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Jill Saxton Smith
Visual & Public Art
801.245.7270