National Opportunities



For public art opportunities outside of the area or across the country, be sure to look here.
Click below for Local opportunities.

NC

Budget:

$200,000

Medium:

any


Location:

Downtown Greenway, Greensboro, NC, USA


Deadline:

03.30.2024


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The Market + Branch Commission will be prominently located on the Western Branch section of the Downtown Greenway. The site for the sculpture is adjacent to the trail as it travels along an abandoned railroad line and crosses West Market Street, a main entryway into downtown Greensboro for vehicular traffic. The highly visible site provides an excellent opportunity to transform this well-travelled route into downtown. The addition of a dynamic public artwork will serve as a visual welcome.

NC

Budget:

$129,000

Medium:

any


Location:

Raleigh, NC, USA


Deadline:

03.03.2024


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The City of Raleigh, North Carolina seeks artists to create public artwork at Tarboro Road Park. Artwork can be integrated into the renovation of the historic building, or incorporated into the site.

FL

Budget:

$18,000

Medium:

mural 9 x 6 feet


Location:

Pompano Beach, FL, USA


Deadline:

02.28.2024


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The City of Pompano Beach is looking to commission an artist or artist team for a work for hire project for an exterior mosaic wall mural located at the Herb Skolnick Civic Center. The selected artist(s) will be required to design, fabricate, and install the artwork at the Civic Center. The theme for the project is abstract and colorful. The artist will ensure that the design can stand up to South Florida weather conditions and wind load requirements. No words or logos are to be used. The size of the mural must be 9 x 6 feet. This is a Request for Qualifications.

VA Beach

Budget:

$100,000

Medium:

freestanding and interactive sculpture


Location:

Virginia Beach, VA, USA


Deadline:

02.26.2024


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The City of Virginia Beach seeks a professional artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install a freestanding and interactive sculpture(s) for City View Park. This sculpture will serve as an invitation for families and children to play, engage, and explore in new and unique ways while in the park.

MD

Budget:

$3,000

Medium:

exterior sculpture


Location:

Howard County, MD, USA


Deadline:

02.21.2024


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Each year we select new sculptures, which are installed in August and remain in place until July of the following year.

Each year, their ARTsites panel selects the host sites located throughout Howard County and narrows down the artwork submissions to 30 finalists. The individual sites then select the work to be installed at their locations from among those finalists.

NY

Budget:

$400

Medium:

image


Location:

Rochester, NY, USA


Deadline:

03.15.2024


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Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) invites artists to propose three images for a temporary public art installation at our main facility. Through this call for art we aim to offer a simple submission process for incisive, surprising, and unique imagery that will enliven the East Avenue neighborhood. Of particular interest are projects that connect visitors to the location, community and/or history of the neighborhood, challenge visitors and passersby, and address important social and political issues. RoCo welcomes visual artists of all genres who are located in the United States. RoCo also invites visual artists to collaborate with literary artists as we have previously shown in this location.

The completed series of three images (10’ h x 7’ w) will be exhibited to the public 24/7 for 4-6 months. The duration will be determined with RoCo staff based on the seasons and circumstances. Artist will receive a $400 stipend for the use of their preexisting images. All production and installation costs are covered by RoCo.

CERF Grant

Budget:

$500

Medium:

Grant


Location:

Montpelier, VT, USA


Deadline:

03.01.2024


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CERF+’s Get Ready Grants have awarded up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies.

MD

Budget:

$25,000

Medium:

sculptural installation


Location:

Takoma Park, MD, USA


Deadline:

03.03.2024


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The Arts and Humanities Committee is pleased to announce this call for entries for a site-specific sculptural installation as part of the City of Takoma Park’s ongoing efforts to further the creation of public art as a means of building community, enhancing public spaces and celebrating the arts. The City is seeking proposals that reflect a theme of “welcome” or “crossroads” for a permanent sculptural installation to be located outside the Takoma Park Recreation Center at 7315 New Hampshire Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. The Recreation Center is located on a state
highway that is a major entry point to the city near several diverse, vibrant, and multicultural neighborhoods.

Illinois Murals

Budget:

$33,600

Medium:

exterior murals


Location:

Rock Island, IL, USA


Deadline:

02.21.2024


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The Rock Island Downtown Alliance and Quad City Arts are seeking two artists (or artist teams) for the design and installation of two (2) public murals to be created on exterior walls in Rock Island, Illinois. The murals will be on separate concrete walls (one east-facing and one west-facing) at 1719 2nd Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois. The murals will be located in “Arts Alley,” a pedestrian area being redeveloped into a mixed use space that will feature a decorative walkway, signage and lighting; areas for social gatherings andperformances; weatherproof vendor stalls for seasonal pop-up shop programs; and additional art
installations. Arts Alley is part of the larger Rebuild Downtown Rock Island Project

The paintable surface of the west wall is approximately: 80’ wide and 28’ high (Mural 1). Every inch of the
wall does not need to be painted. Photos are attached at the end of the document.
The paintable surface of the east wall is approximately: 60’ wide and 30’ high (Mural 2). Every inch of the
wall does not need to be painted. Photos are attached at the end of the document.
The murals are intended to enhance local quality of life, community pride, beautification, and creative
placemaking, as well as increase the public’s awareness of visual arts.
PAYMENT
Mural 1: $33,600 (80’x28’)
Mural 2: $27,000 (60’ x 30’)

Residency

Budget:

$500

Medium:

Fall 2024 Residency Dates August 22 – September 17 September 26 – October 22 October 24 – November 19


Location:

Peter Bullough Foundation, West Cork Street, Winchester, VA, USA


Deadline:

02.22.2024


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PETER BULLOUGH FOUNDATION FALL 2024 ARTIST RESIDENCY
WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA
Summary: The Peter Bullough Foundation in historic downtown Winchester, Virginia provides intimate, focused residencies to emerging artists and writers, including those elevating voices and topics relevant to the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Applications are now being accepted for spring 2024 residencies to work in the private studios and enjoy the garden and former homes of Dr. Peter Bullough.

The ideal applicant will be self-directed, motivated, able to work independently, and interested in engaging with the local community and fellow residents. Each awarded residency period is four weeks long and shared with 1-2 other artists in residence. Artistic collaborators in groups of 2-3 may apply in one application.

Fall 2024 Residency Dates
August 22 – September 17
September 26 – October 22
October 24 – November 19

Budget: A $550 stipend is provided to aid in covering supplies, necessities, and food for the month. Free accommodations are offered in Dr. Bullough’s former home, a renovated 1840’s house with private bedrooms and shared common spaces and bathrooms. Private studios and workspaces are located in an adjacent building that also houses the majority of the late Dr. Bullough’s book and art collections. Gardens connect the properties and are also available as open-air workspaces.

NC

Budget:

$700

Medium:

any


Location:

Emerge Gallery & Art Center, Evans Street, Greenville, NC, USA


Deadline:

03.01.2024


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The Down East National Juried Sculpture Exhibition is located in Pitt County, North Carolina. The exhibition has two components: a month-long indoor exhibition and a year-long outdoor exhibition.

Call for indoor exhibition:
Opening Reception: Friday, March 1, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Prizes: 1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $250, 3rd Place: $100
$15 entry fee.

Virginia Museum employment opportunities

Budget:

$0

Medium:

any


Location:

Virginia, USA


Deadline:

12.31.2024


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Visit the Virginia Association of Museum’s for museum employment in Virginia.

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