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February 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. 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
First, register here, then apply here.

2. 2013 Gloucester MA HarborWalk Public Art Challenge 

Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013

Budget: $47,000

Contact: gharborwalk@gmail.com

Apply here

3. RFQ for Qualified Art Conservators for Fort Worth Public Art in TX
Deadline: 5:00 pm (CST) Friday, February 8, 2013
Contact: Jennifer Conn
Apply here

4. International Sculpture Center's Contemporary Sculpture Student Awards
Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Apply here

5. RFQ for Marshfield Clinic Lobby Public Art project in Marshfield, WI
Deadline: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Budget: $23,500
Contact: Betsy Tanenbaum
Apply here

6. 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.
Click here for more info.  

7. RFQ for Metrorail Stations in Fairfax County and Loudoun County, VA
Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2013
Budget: $250,000
Contact: Michael Mc Bride
Apply here. 

8. RFQ for Metro Transit Police Substation and Training Facility in Fairfax County, VA
Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2013
Budget: $100,000
Contact: Michael Mc Bride
Apply here.  

9. RFQ for Bellamy Hall Western Oregon University, Monmouth
Deadline: 5:00pm (PST) on Friday, February 15, 2013
Budget: $20,000
Contact: Saralyn Hilde, 541.754.7116
Apply here.

10. RFQ for Lancaster's Gateway Cistern Project in Lancaster, PA
Deadline: Monday, February 18, 2013
Budget: $40,000
Contact: Tracy Beyl
Apply here

11. 2013 I-Park Residency Program
Deadline: Monday, February 18th for All Disciplines other than Landscape/Garden Design (Monday, April 1, 2013)
Contact: iparkapplications@gmail.com
Apply here

12. RFQ for Rhode Island College Fine Art Center in Providence, RI
Deadline: 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, February 18, 2013
Budget: $153,000
Contact: Elizabeth Keithline
Apply here. 

13. 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.

14. RFP for vinyl “mural” work for Boise Airport

Deadline: 1:00 pm (MST) on Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Budget: $30,000

Contact: Missy Morrison
First register here then apply here.

15. Call for Art on the River temporary public outdoor sculpture exhibit in Dubuque, IA

Deadline: Monday, February, 25, 2013

Budget: $1,500

Contact: Jan Stoffel, 563.690.6064

Apply here.

16. 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
First, register here , then apply here.

17. Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience: Call for Entries for Year’s Best Contemporary Art

Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2013

Apply here.

18. RFP for Ragdale Ring Project in Lake Forest, IL
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Budget: $10,000 plus residency (room and board) of up to 30 days for a team of 8
Contact: Ragdalering@ragdale.org
Apply here.

19. 2013 DISCOVER Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, SC

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013

Budget: $250,000

Contact: Carolyn Torgersen
Apply here.

20. National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition in North Charleston, SC
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013
Budget: Cash prizes
Contact: culturalarts@northcharleston.org
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. Ninth Annual Art in Odd Places 2013 Festival: Number
Deadline: Midnight (EST) on Friday, March 1, 2013
Apply here.

23. RFQ for Glass Street Community Public Art Seating Project in Chattanooga, TN
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2013
Budget: Finalists will receive a $400 proposal fee. Commissions will be paid $12,000.
Contact: publicartchattanooga1@gmail.com
Apply here.

24. RFQ for Westmoreland Museum of American Art Bridging the Gap in Greensburg, PA
Deadline: Tuesday, March 4, 2013
Budget: $130,000
Contact: publicart@pittsburghartscouncil.org
Apply here

25. Colorado Springs Annual Art on the Streets Exhibit Call for Entries
Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2013
Budget: $25,000 in prizes
Contact: info@downtowncs.com
Apply here.

26. Apply for a Citizens' Institute on Rural Design Grant
Deadline: 5:00 pm (EST) on Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Budget: $7,000 grant & $35,000 in-kind design expertise and technical assistance
Apply here. 

27. Call for Artist for Public Art at the Argo Cascades in Ann Arbor, MI
Deadline: 11AM on Thursday, March 6, 2013
Budget: $115,000
Contact: Aaron Seagraves
Apply here

28. 2013 Pikes Peak Arts Fest Call for Artists in Colorado Springs, CO
Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013
Contact: Lara Holman Garritano,  206.852.8386
Apply here

29. RFP: Sixth Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Chattanooga, TN
Deadline: 4:00 pm on Friday, March 8, 2013
Budget: $5000 stipend
Contact: publicartchattanooga1@gmail.com
Apply here

30. Call for Artists for University Circle Little Italy RTA Transit Station in Cleveland, Ohio
Deadline: 5:00 pm on Monday, March 11, 2013
Budget: $50,000
Contact: Tiffany Graham,  216.621.5413 x 106
Apply here. 

31. City Seeks Artist to Develop Artwork for Stormwater Facility in West Seattle, WA
Deadline: 11 pm (PST) on Monday, March 18, 2013
Budget: $200,000
Contact: Jason Huff, 206.684.7278
Apply here.

32. 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.

33. 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

34. West Branch Gallery Call for Proposals for 2013/14 exhibition season in Stowe, VT

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Sarah O Donnell, 802.253.8943 sarah@westbranchgallery.com

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