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3.26.13

April Public Art Calls

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. National Bronze Sculpture Symposium in Yellow Springs, OH
Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2013.
Budget: $500 honorarium
Contact: ysbronze@gmail.com
Apply here 

2. Presenters Sought for Public Art Network Preconference Five and Five in Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: 11:59 pm (EST) on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
To Apply:  Email your name and contact info as well as a 150 word description and up to five images to opa@pittsburghartscouncil.org. More info here. 

3. Call for 2-D etched design in sidewalk in Warrensburg, MO
Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013. Mailed submissions must be received by 5:00 pm (CST) and emailed submissions must be received by midnight.
Budget: $500 honorarium
Email entries to warrensburgart@gmail.com.
Click here for more info. 

4. Call for College Artists: Connect Historic Boston IDEAS Competition

Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013
Budget: $500 award
Contact: Addy Smith-Reiman 
Apply here. 

5. RFQ for Artistic Bus Shelter in Roanoke, VA

Deadline: 2:00 pm on Friday, April 5, 2013
Budget: $18,000
Contact: Susan Jennings 
Apply here. 

6. 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

7. RFQ for Public Art in Park at Police Cove in Barrington, RI

Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2013
Budget: $30,000
Contact: Philip Hervey 
Apply here. 

8. Call for Public Art Interior Feature for Lincoln Golf Course Clubhouse in Oklahoma City, OK

Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2013
Budget: $55,000
Contact: Robbie Kienzle
Apply here. 

9. Open Call for City List of Qualified Public Artists in Saint Paul, MN

Deadline: 2:00pm on Monday, April 22, 2013
Contact: Jessica Brokaw 
Register on DemandStar. Click here for the Call.

10. Boston Center for the Arts’ Artist Residency Program 

Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2013
Contact: programintern@bcaonline.org
Apply here.

11. RFP for Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program, Phase II in Pasadena, CA

Deadline: 5:00 pm (PST) on Monday, April 22, 2013
Budget: $3,000 for loaned artworks and $5,000 for site-specific projects
Contact: Cultural Affairs office at 626.744.7062
Apply here.

12. Call for Art in the Park, Worcester, MA

Deadline: Sunday, April 28, 2013
Budget: Stipend of $700; additional $300 honorarium; opportunity to offer your work for sale
Contact:  D'lynne Plummer at 617.350.7600 x7012.
Apply here. 

13. Call for Artists for Downtown Transit Center in Bloomington, IN

Deadline: Monday, April 29, 2013
Budget: $104,000
Contact: Mia Michaelsen
Apply here. 

14. RFQ for Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, FL

Deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Budget: $2,400,000 (for three installations)
Contact: karrow@miamisci.org
Apply here. 

15. City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition on Governors Island, NY
Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Submission deadline: Saturday, June 1, 2013
Contact: pavilion@figmentproject.org.
Apply here. 

16. Artraker Award 2013: Call for Submissions
Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Budget: GBP2500
Contact: submissions@artraker.org
Apply here.

17. RFP for University of Rhode Island Visual Arts Sea Grant Program 
Deadline: Friday, May 24, 2013
Budget: $3,000
Contact: artdept@etal.uri.edu  
Apply here. 

18. Call to Artists for 2013 Sculpture Exhibition in Champaign-Urbana, IL
Deadline: 5:00 pm (CST) on Friday, June 7, 2013
Honorarium: Not to exceed $1,500
Contact: info@publicartleague.org
Apply here. 

19. Call for Artwork for Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia, PA
Deadline: 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 13, 2013
Budget: $7,500
Contact: Sean Kelley 
Apply here. 

20. Apply for Artist Residency in Caldera, OR
Deadline: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Contact: caldera@wk.com
Apply here. 

21. Call for Participation in Figment Boston
Deadline: Monday, June 17, 2013
Contact: BOSTONcuratorial@figmentproject.org.
Apply here.