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Program Coordinator, Public Art & Creative Communities

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. Call for Posters from The Center for the Study of Political Graphics in San Joaquin Valley & Inland Empire, CA   
    Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2012
    Budget: N/A
    Contact: cspg@politicalgraphics.org for more information about the Call. To find out more about Political Graphics, click here.
  2. Call for Poets for “Green” Haikus for Art Panels in Phoenix, AZ 
    Deadline: 4:00 pm (MST) on Friday, December 7, 2012
    Budget: $1,000 
    Contact: Jeanine Garcia, Jeanine.garcia@phoenix.gov, 602.534.5084
    Click here to apply.  
  3. RFQ for Interior Artwork for McLaughlin Youth Facility in Anchorage, AK 
    Deadline: 9:59 pm Alaska Standard Time on Friday, December 7, 2012
    Budget: $175,000 
    Contact: Andrea Noble, andrea.noble-pelant@alaska.gov, 907.269.6610
    Click here to apply. 
  4. RFQ for Palm Desert Administration Facility Education Center in Palm Desert, CA
    Deadline: 2:00 pm (PST) on Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Budget: $90,000 
    Contact: Deborah L. Schwartz, 760.837.1664
    Click here to apply. 
  5. RFQ for Pendleton Neighborhood Public Art Project in Cincinnati, OH
    Deadline: 5:00 pm (5ST) on Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Budget: $135,000 
    Contact: David Heyburn, 513.333.0388 ext. 16
    Click here to apply. 
  6. Toronto Arts & Fashion Week: Call for Photography, Video, Multimedia & Fashion
    Deadline: December 12, 2012
    Entry Fee: $25
    Contact: vanja@fashionarttoronto.ca
    here to apply.
  7. RFQ for Wall Surface of TRIO of the Encore District in Tampa, FL
    Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2012
    Budget: $40,000 
    Contact: ArtsPrograms@tampagov.net, 813.274.8531
    Click here to apply. 
  8. Call for Artists for Dallas Arboretum Public Art in Dallas, TX
    Deadline: 5:00 pm (CST) Monday, December 17, 2012
    Budget: $120,000 
    Contact: Kendall Ferguson, dallasarboretumpublicart@gmail.com, 214.670.5639
    Click here to apply. 
  9. RFQ for Sound Transit Downtown Tacoma Gateway Artwork in Tacoma, WA 
    Deadline: Midnight (PST) on Monday, December 17, 2012
    Budget: $185,000 
    Contact: Amy McBride, amcbride@cityoftacoma.org, 253.591.5192
    Click here to apply. 
  10. La Fundación Murcia FuturoInternational Sculpture Competition in Murcia, Spain
    Deadline: 12:00 pm on Friday, December 21, 2012
    Contact: SculptureCompetition@gabarron.org
    here to apply. 
  11. RFQ for Site-specific Public Art Commission on South Broadway in Denver, CO
    Deadline: 5:00 pm (MST) on Friday, December 28, 2012
    Budget: $250,000
    Contact: Amanda Renaud, Public Art Program Coordinator, amanda.renaud@denvergov.org
    here to apply.
  12. International Juried Sculpture Competition in Peace Arch International Park in Blaine, WA
    Deadline: Friday, December 28, 2012
    Budget: $200 stipend
    Contact: Amanda Renaud, Public Art Program Coordinator, amanda.renaud@denvergov.org
    here to apply.
  13. International Call to Artists for 10th Annual Outdoor Art Exhibit in Sarasota, FL
    Deadline: Monday, January 7, 2013
    Budget: $1,000 Award
    Contact: info@embracingourdifferences.org
    here to apply.
  14. 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, aseagraves@a2gov.org. Questions regarding the RFP submissions – Linda Newton, lnewton@a2gov.org
    here to apply.
  15. RFP for Wahiawa Transit Center in Honolulu, HI
    Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2013
    Budget: $100,000
    Contact: Tory Laitila, Registrar, tlaitila@honolulu.gov.
    Click here to apply.
  16. Call for Artists for Connector public art project in San Diego, CA
    Deadline: Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Budget: $275,000
    Contact: Yvonne Wise, Curator, ywise@portofsandiego.org 
    Click here to apply.
  17. 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 
    Click here to apply. 
  18. 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, cbirdsill@coralgables.com
    here to apply.
  19. 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, rdb8888@gmail.com, 617.285.1966
    Click here to apply. 
  20. 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 
    Click here to apply.
  21. Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience: Call for Entries for Year’s Best Contemporary Art
    Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Click here to apply.
  22. 2013 DISCOVER Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, SC
    Deadline: March 1, 2013
    Budget: $250,000
    Contact: Carolyn Torgersen, ctorgersen@cf-lowcountry.org
    Click here to apply.
  23. Artfetch Call for Submissions 
    Deadline: Rolling
    Contact: info@artfetch.com for the application. More information found here.