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6.1.13

June 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. RFQ for Wayfinding Elements along Historic Route 66 in Albuquerque, NM
Deadline: 5:00 pm (MST) on Thursday, June 6, 2013
Budget: $160,000
Contact: publicart@cabq.gov
Apply here. 

2. 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. 

3. Open Call for Artists for Contemporary Sculpture in Public Space in Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2013
More information here.

4.  Public Art Project Opportunity at a Soon-to-Open Light-Rail Station in Draper, UT
Deadline: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Budget: $90,000
Contact: Steve Allnatt,  (801) 236-4734
Apply here.

5. 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. 

6. RFP for Original Wall Sculpture for the Lobby of Bowie City Hall in Bowie, MD
Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2013
Budget: $20,000
Contact: Annette Esterheld 
Apply here. 

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

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

9. Call for Artists for Rocky Ridge Recreational Facility in Calgary, Canada
Deadline:  Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Budget: $1,148,000 CDN
Contact: Lisa Ley
Download the complete Request for Proposal (Solicitation Number: 13-1598) from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC). Select "vendors" on the home page and register if you are a first-time user. Registration only needs to be done once.

10. RFP for Bike Racks in Palm Springs, CA
Deadline: 5:00pm (PST) on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Budget: $5,000
Contact: Jennifer Henning 
Apply here

11. Art-In-Transit Call for Artists from Honolulu Authority Rapid Transportation in Honolulu, HI 
Deadline: 7:59pm (HST) Thursday, June 20, 2013
Contact: transitmailbox@honolulu.gov
Apply here. 

12.  Call for Artists for Tuscany LRT Station Public Art Project in Calgary, Canada
Deadline: 4:00pm (MST) Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Budget: $800,000 CDN
Contact: Lisa Ley
Download the complete Request for Proposal (Solicitation Number: 13-1628) from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC).

13.  RFQ for Public Art in Atrium of Lambert’s Airport in St. Louis, MO
Deadline: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Budget: $65,000
Contact: Meridith McKinley 
Apply here. 

14. RFQ for South Walnut Street Gateway Sculpture in Bloomington, IN
Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2013
Budget: $25,000
Apply here. 

15. RFQ for East Liberty Place South Public Art Opportunity in Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2013
Budget: $31,750
Contact: Kate Hansen
Apply here. 

16. Call for New Media Work for Arts District Parking Garage in Oklahoma City, OK
Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2013
Budget: $185,000
Contact: Robert Kienzle,  (405) 297-1740
Apply here. 

17. Call for Out of the Box Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition led by Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University in Alabama
Deadline: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Contact: Jessica Hughes 
Apply here. 

18. RFP to African American Artists for African American Art on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail
Deadline: 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, July 8, 2013
Budget: $150,000
Contact: Lindsey Lord
Apply here 

19. RFQ for MSU - Gaines Hall Building at Montana State University in Bozema, MT
Deadline: 5:00 pm (MST) on Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Budget: $76,400
Contact: Kim Baraby Hurtle
Apply here.