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National & International Public Art Opportunities


HeART and Sole of Downtown Batesville [Batesville, IN] Our Town Public Art is a subcommittee of Batesville Area Arts Council’s (a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization) NEA Our Town Grant – HeART and Sole of Downtown Batesville. We are seeking qualified artists or artist teams to create outdoor permanent art projects for multiple locations in downtown Batesville.
Budget: $50,000 – Deadline: March 30, 2020 extended to July 1, 2020

Creative Community Lynnstallation [Lynn, MA] The City of Lynn, the Downtown Lynn Cultural District (DTLCD), the Lynn Office of Community Development and the Lynn Public Arts Commission (LPAC) are looking for an artistic concept for signature artwork at Lynn’s Mt. Vernon and Exchange Street plaza. The goal of this project is to install artwork that reflects the spirit of Lynn, enlivens the gateway to the DTLCD as a destination, and increase use of the plaza as a gathering space. Artists are encouraged to envision concepts for a circular patch of land reserved for public art in the sidewalk plaza at the corner of Mt. Vernon Street and Exchange Street.
Budget:$75,000 – Deadline: April 30, 2020 extended to July 31

Temporary Public Art – Trailhead Project   [Santa Clarita, CA] The City of Santa Clarita is seeking artist(s) for its Temporary Public Art program. Four selected sculptural pieces will be located on concrete pads along the trail system. Sculptures will be displayed on temporary loan for three years, creating a rotating collection of public art. The budget for this project is $5,000 per artist.
Budget: $5,000 – Deadline: May 11, 2020 extended to May 30, 2020

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center [Rockville, MD] The City of Rockville is seeking a professional public artist to create a site-specific work of art. The purpose of this artwork is to beautify the recently renovated Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. Rockville Swim and Fitness Center is a great place for the public to swim and stay in shape year-round. This center offers three outdoor swimming pools, two indoor swimming pools, hot tub, sauna and a fully equipped fitness center. The public artwork should seek to engage its audience and welcome visitors in a fun and unforgettable manner.
Budget: $100,000 – Deadline: May 15, 2020 extended to May 29, 2020

Rockville Gateway Art Project [Rockville, MD] The planned location for the gateway artwork is part of the Thomas Farm Community Center which is located on the top of the hillside and offers a plethora of education and recreational opportunities. Located near the center, is Fallsgrove Park, a 30 acres outdoor space used by local families and residents from the surrounding mixed-use living spaces. Parallel to Route 28 and visible to the project site, is an asphalt path that is part of the Millennium Trail and is heavily used by bicyclists and walkers from the neighborhood. The location is highly visible to residents, commuters and other visitors to the City of Rockville.
Budget: $250,000 – Deadline: May 15, 2020 extended to May 29, 2020

Rowan University Wilson Dance Studio [Glassboro, NJ] Rowan University is seeking to commission public artwork(s) that will be integrated into the design for Wilson Hall Dance Studio (site plans provided). Artists finalists will be invited to submit a proposal for a permanent, site specific artwork(s) that considers the façade of the building, and/or the adjacent exterior areas to the building, and/or interior areas of the building. Artists may submit their interest for creating the artwork, or partner with other artists as a team to propose artwork(s) that represents the programs within the College of Performing Arts and the spirit of performing arts. Artists specializing in all forms of visual art are encouraged to apply.
Budget: $35,000 – Deadline: May 28, 2020

Rowan University Discovery Halle [Glassboro, NJ] Rowan University is seeking to commission artwork(s) that will be integrated into the design for Discovery Hall. Artist Finalists will be invited to submit a proposal for a permanent, site specific artwork(s) that considers the façade of the building, the adjacent exterior area, or the interior spaces of the building. Artists may submit their interest for creating the artwork, or partner with other artists as a team to propose artwork(s) that represents the programs within the School of Earth and Environment. Artists interested in exploring multi-disciplinary approaches of interactivity and/or science inspired artwork are encouraged to apply.
Budget: $250,0000 – Deadline: May 28, 2020

Prospectus #254 US Native and Indigenous Artists Purchase Initiative  [New Mexico] The Art in Public Places program enriches New Mexico’s public spaces through an innovative and diverse public art collection. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of the arts in New Mexico, the Southwest, and the nation while building a dynamic public art collection for the State of New Mexico. Through a fair and open public process, committees made up of local and regional representatives work with New Mexico Arts staff to select artwork for their communities. The Art in Public Places program also commissions large-scale projects that are designed for integration directly into the architecture of a building, or purchases existing original artwork to be placed in public buildings permanently or on loan.
Budget:$1,000-50,000 – Deadline: May 29, 2020

Georgetown Animal Shelter Mural Project [Georgetown, TX] Beginning April 15th, 2020, The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board will invite artist entries for the Georgetown Animal Shelter Mural Project. The mural design should relate to the purpose of the shelter by addressing the rescue and adoption of pets. An artist stipend of $4,000 will be paid to the artist selected to install the mural. The City of Georgetown will also fund the cost of materials and equipment necessary to install the mural. The selected artist will be responsible for their own travel costs, housing, and personal liability insurance.
Budget: $4,000 – Deadline: May 31, 2020

New Hilton Dual Brand Hotel Exterior Artwork  [Indianapolis, IN] As part of Indianapolis’ Public Art for Neighborhoods program, Sun has opted to commission public art for the exterior of the hotel to recognize Bethel’s history, to highlight the role of women in the church’s history, and to recognize the vital role of churchwomen to the AME experience. The artwork will be visible at the intersection of West Street and Vermont St., placed on a large facade at a prominent corner of the new structure.
Budget: $50,000 – Deadline: May 31, 2020

Milk Terminal 1 Atrium Public Art Project [San Francisco, CA] San Francisco International Airport is currently carrying out a replacement terminal and concourse for Terminal 1 (T1). In 2019, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance re-naming the terminal as Harvey Milk Terminal 1 in honor of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk (1930 – 1978). Supervisor Milk was the first openly gay official elected in California. Tragically, he and Mayor George Moscone, were assassinated while in office. In 2009, the Presidential Medal of Freedom was posthumously awarded to Milk.In addition to naming of the terminal in Milk’s honor, three art installations are planned that will celebrate Harvey Milk’s legacy. Two of these are already underway: a neon artwork by Andrea Bowers at the Arrivals underpass that incorporates quotes from Harvey Milk, and a photo gallery documenting the life and times of Harvey Milk curated by SFO Museums. This RFQ is for the third major opportunity in Harvey Milk Terminal 1 to create an artwork inspired by Harvey Milk’s legacy.
Budget: $200,000 – Deadline: June 1, 2020

LSU Ag Center Animal & Food Sciences Building [Detroit, LA] The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and implementan exterior, site-specific sculpture or installation of original design for the LSU Agricultural Center Animal and Food Sciences Laboratories builidng located in Baton Rouge, 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: $120,000 – Deadline: June 6, 2020

City of Helena, Montana “Kyle Boundy Memorial Sculpture”[Helena, MT] The Helena Public Art Committee (HPAC) and the Helena Department of Parks and Recreation seek to commission an interactive sculpture to be placed in Wesleyan Park in Helena, MT. This artwork will be a privately funded gift to the City of Helena in memoriam to Kyle Boundy.
Budget: $30,000 – Deadline: June 6, 2020

Community Based Mural [Allentown, PA] The Allentown Arts Commission, in partnership with Materials Conservation of Philadelphia, seeks artist responses via this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to commission an original, site‐specific work of art by a professional artist(s) in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The work of art will be located on the side façade of 1232 1/2 West Gordon, which is adjacent to Allentown School District’s (ASD) new elementary school.
Budget: $22,000 – Deadline: June 12, 2020


 
 

Jim Glenn
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Jill Saxton Smith
Visual & Public Art
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