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January Public Art Calls

Elysian McNiff
Program Coordinator, Public Art & Creative Communities
NEFA

The following is a compilation of calls to artists that I am happy to share with the field.  Please feel free to contact me with opportunities that you want to be included in a subsequent post.

1. RFP for Ann Arbor Rain Garden in Ann Arbor, MI
Deadline: 10:00 am on Thursday, January 10, 2013
Budget: $23,380
Contact: Questions regarding the RFP content – Aaron Seagraves
Questions regarding the RFP submissions – Linda Newton
Apply here.

2. RFP for Wahiawa Transit Center in Honolulu, HI
Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2013
Budget: $100,000
Contact: Tory Laitila, Registrar
Apply here.

3. Call for Artists for Connector public art project in San Diego, CA
Deadline: Sunday, January 13, 2013
Budget: $275,000
Contact: Yvonne Wise, Curator 
Apply here.

4. Call for Artists for Historic Interpretation Display in Community Center in Watsonville, CA
Deadline: 1:00 pm on Friday, January 15, 2013
Budget: $20,000 
Apply here.

5. RFQ for Segovia Street Traffic Circles in Coral Gables, FL
Deadline: 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Budget: $1,040,000 plus $35,000 in-kind horticulture services
Contact: Cynthia Birdsill
Apply here.

6. RFQ for North Indian Bend Wash Water Treatment Facility Temporary Public Art Project in Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Midnight (MST) on Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Budget: $100,000
Contact: Kirstin Van Cleef, Project Manager, 480.874.4629
Apply here.

7. 2013 Kao International Kinetic Art Competition in Boynton Beach, FL
Deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Budget: Submissions are free of charge.
Contact: webmaster@kinetic-art.org
Apply here.

8. RFQ for Aquatic Center Public Art Project in Kingsport, TN
Deadline: 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 17, 2013
Budget: $75,000
Contact: Bonnie Macdonald, Director
Apply here.

9. RFQ Public Art/Design Competition for new Beverly, MA, Arts and Cultural District 
Deadline: 1:00 pm on Friday, January 18, 2013
Budget: $250,000 
Contact: Ricardo D. Barreto, 617.285.1966
Apply here.

10. Call to Artists for 2013-15 Suwanee SculpTour in Suwanee, GA
Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2013
Contact: Toni Shrewsbury, Special Project Coordinator, 770.904.3389
Apply here.

11. RFQ: Western Gateway Public Art Project in Arlington, VA
Deadline: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Budget: $200,000
Contact: publicart@arlingtonva.us 
Apply here.

12. RFP for sculptural artwork for Boise City Hall Plaza in Idaho
Deadline: 1:00 pm (MST) on Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Budget: $200,000
Contact: Missy Morrison, Purchasing Specialist
First, register here, then apply here.

13. 2013 Gloucester MA HarborWalk Public Art Challenge 
Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013
Budget: $47,000
Contact: gharborwalk@gmail.com
Apply here.

14. RFQ for Arts in Public Places mural in Joplin Area
Deadline: 4:00 pm on Friday, February 15, 2013
Budget: $30,000
Contact: Cary Beasley, 417.624.4150
Materials must be hand-delivered or mailed. 

15. Call for artists for Shongshan Station in Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Budget: NT$15,000,000 (apx $516,000 U.S. dollars)
Contact: Chien-Ni Yin
Apply here.

16. RFP for vinyl “mural” work for Boise Airport
Deadline: 1:00 pm (MST) on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Budget: $30,000
Contact: Missy Morrison, Purchasing Specialist
First register here then click apply here.

Call for applications for Art on the River temporary public outdoor sculpture exhibit in Dubuque, IA
Deadline: Monday, February, 25, 2013
Budget: $1,500
Contact: Jan Stoffel, Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator, 563.690.6064
Apply here.

18.RFP for pedestrian bridge connecting Boise Airport and parking garage
Deadline: 1:00 pm (EST) on Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Budget: $50,000
Contact: Missy Morrison, Purchasing Specialist
First, register here , then apply here.

19. Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience: Call for Entries for Year’s Best Contemporary Art
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Apply here.

20. 2013 DISCOVER Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, SC
Deadline: March 1, 2013
Budget: $250,000
Contact: Carolyn Torgersen
Apply here.

21. RFP for Art for Portsmouth, NH Middle School 
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013
Budget: $35,000 
Contact: Lori MacGinnis, 603.610.7227
Apply here.

22. Call for 2-D etched design in sidewalk in Warrensburg, MO
Deadline: April 5, 2013. Mailed submissions must be received by 5 p.m. (CST) and emailed submissions must be received by midnight
Budget: $500 honorarium
Email entries to warrensburgart@gmail.com.

23. Call for Artists in Residence at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in Stowe, VT
Deadline: Monday, April 8, 2013
Contact: info@carvingstudio.org, 802.438.2097
To apply, please send your resume, statement/proposal and digital images (jpegs) or slide portfolio (no more than 20 images) to: The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, VT 05777

24.West Branch Gallery Call for Proposals for 2013/13 exhibition season in Stowe, VT
Deadline: Ongoing
Contact: Sarah O Donnell, 802.253.8943