2017 Request for Program & Poster Proposals

2017 Request for Program & Poster Proposals

  2017 Request for Program & Poster Proposals CONTEXT The aftermath of the 2016 presidential election has intensified the necessity for accurate information, increased resources, insightful mentoring and cutting edge research to counter the physical, emotional and symbolic violence perpetrated against the Latino community. Latinos are the largest U.S. minority group and are predicted to eventually become the majority. The field of Latino Children’s Literature (LCL) has increased slowly, despite the many challenges that confront its authors and illustrators. Challenges not-with-standing, in a powerful way, high quality LCL represents the lived experiences and perspectives of Latinos for those within and outside […]

Read more

 

Design Biennial Boston releases 2017 Call for Entries

Design Biennial Boston releases 2017 Call for Entries   Emerging practices and their designers are invited to submit work for the fifth Design Biennial Boston. The program showcases the most significant design leaders among New England’s early-career, independent professional talent through a juried exhibition, publication, and site-specific public installation on Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway.   Up to four winners and one runner-up will be selected for 2017, based on a review of portfolios of prior work. Each winner will create an installation with a budget of up to $10,000 and gain access to the Autodesk BUILD Space in Boston’s Innovation […]

Read more

 

Mural in downtown Knoxville, TN

Mural in downtown Knoxville, TN

The City of Knoxville’s Public Arts Committee seeks proposals from artists or artist teams for a permanent work of art to be located on the east wall of the 500 block of Gay Street, at the intersection of Gay Street and Union Avenue, in downtown Knoxville. The selected artist or team will receive up to $10,000 to complete the project, including design, materials, equipment rental, insurance, site preparation, and installation. Preference will be given to artists residing in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, or Union counties.   ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all artists […]

Read more

 

Please Squeeze Me! Interactive art show.

Please Squeeze Me! Interactive art show.

  CALL TO ARTISTS! Chris Sorensen Art Studio and Galleries announces “Please Squeeze me!”  an interactive and tactile art show.  This unique art show explores the possibilities and options for viewers to actually touch and manipulate the art, to interact in ways not usually offered in a gallery setting.   Call to entry:  Artists are invited to submit their most daring and clever work, involving the concept of interaction and tactile exploration.  Startle and delight the viewer with your unique approach to any kind of art that can be directly encountered by the viewer.  Examples include interesting textures in painting […]

Read more

 

Frisco Texas seeks artist proposals for interactive site specific artwork for 3 new parks.

Frisco Texas seeks artist proposals for interactive site specific artwork for 3 new parks.

  The City of Frisco, Texas has released calls for artists for fun and interactive site-specific artwork for 3 new parks.   City of Frisco Plum Creek Park RFQ Plum Creek Park is a 5.8-acre park located at the southeast corner of Plum Creek Drive and Stonebrook Parkway, and west of Teel Parkway. The park is adjacent to Bledsoe Elementary and Pearson Middle School, and is one quarter mile west of Reedy High School. The park is located directly adjacent to the residential developments of Phillips Creek Ranch and Lone Star Ranch. The neighborhood park improvements will include a shade […]

Read more

 

Utah public art project!

Utah’s Public Art Program in partnership with Utah Valley University has just released a call for interested artist or artist team’s qualifications and letter of interest for the creation of site specific public art for the new performing arts center on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.   Budget: $193,000 – Deadline to apply: January 30, 2017 The Performing Arts Center will be an iconic building that serves as the gateway to the east side of campus. It will become a gathering place and hub for the arts in the valley. The Committee hopes that the modern, […]

Read more

 

The 7/20 Memorial Committee and the City of Aurora and are inviting applications from professional artists.

The 7/20 Memorial Committee and the city of Aurora and are inviting applications from professional artists interested in creating a memorial to the to honor those whose lives were lost or changed forever as a result of the tragic events of July 20, 2012. During a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” a lone gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 at a movie theatre in the heart of the community. This tribute is planned in the form of a memorial situated within a reflection garden and is intended as a place where the community and those affected by […]

Read more

 

Center for Cultural Innovation Events, Grants, & Opportunities

Center for Cultural Innovation Events, Grants, & Opportunities

                                                            FUTURE ARTS FORWARD                                             Monday, January 23, 2017 10am-4:30pm, with reception to follow The School of Arts & Culture at  Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose   Deadline to Apply for Travel Subsidies is Monday, December 12 Calling all artists, arts workers, arts educators, creative entrepreneurs, independent designers, and creative thinkers:We need […]

Read more

 

The Durham Arts Council seeking Artists/Artist teams.

The Durham Arts Council seeking Artists/Artist teams.

  The Durham Arts Council, partnering with the North Carolina Arts Council, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant, for the purpose of transforming the visual experience in Durham, NC, between the American Tobacco and City Center Districts. For the first phase of this project, the Durham SmART Vision Plan, we’ve issued a Request for Qualifications from artists or artist-led teams. The selected artist/artist team will design and fabricate monumental art banners to wrap the exterior south and southeast façades of a large City parking garage. The first RFQ for implementing the Durham SmART […]

Read more

 

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture Public Art Project Opportunity

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture Public Art Project Opportunity

THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE PUBLIC ART PROJECT OPPORTUNITY REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS EAST FORTUNA STAGING AREA FIELD STATION BUILDING PUBLIC ART PROJECT Art Budget: Approximately $54,000 Eligibility: Any artist or artist team authorized to work in the U.S. Application Deadline: Thursday, January 12, 2017, 4:00 PM PST The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the East Fortuna Staging Area Field Station Building Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artwork for East Fortuna Staging […]

Read more