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2.26.13

March 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 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 

2. 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 

3. 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 

4. Call for Artist for Public Art at the Argo Cascades in Ann Arbor, MI
Deadline: 11:00 am on Thursday, March 6, 2013
Budget: $115,000
Contact: Aaron Seagraves 
Apply here 

5. 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 

6. 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 

7. RFQ for Symphony Park Public Art in Boston, MA
Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013
Budget: $15,000
Contact: art@publicartboston.com
Apply here 

8. RFQ for Southeast Davidson Public Library and Regional Community Center in Nashville, TN
Deadline: 1:00 pm (EST) Friday, March 8, 2013
Budget: $150,000
Contact: David Friedlander – Deadline for Questions: March 1, 2013
Apply here 

9. RFQ for Public Art Component for Platform in Culver City, CA
Deadline: 5:00 pm (PST) on Friday, March 8, 2013
Budget: $150,000
Contact: Beatrix Barker 
Apply here

10. 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 

11. 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 

12. RFP for Roundabout Sculpture at 4th Street and Bluemont Avenue in Manhattan, KS
Deadline: 5:00 pm (CST) on Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Budget: $20,000
Contact: Eddie Eastes 
Apply here 

13. Call to Sculpture Artists for 2013 Cary Visual Art Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition in Cary, NC
Deadline: Tuesday, March 22, 2013
Budget: Up to 12 sculpture selected for prizes totaling $12,000. Best in Show: $3,000
Contact: cva@caryvisualart.org
Apply here 

14. RFQ for Prequalified Artist Pool in Cedar Falls, IA
Deadline: 11:59 pm (WST) on Friday, March 25, 2013
Budget: Project budgets range from $30,000 to $250,000
Contact: Dan Perry 
Apply on Call for Entry. More information here  

15. RFQ for New Police Station Public Art in New Britain, CT
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Budget: $100,000
Contact: nbartscommission@gmail.com
Those interested in submitting their qualifications should contact the commission via the mayor’s office at (860) 826-3303.

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

17. 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. 

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

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

19. 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

20. 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 

21. 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 

22. 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 

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

24. Job Opportunity: Vice President and Director of Scottsdale Public Art (SPA)
Apply here