National Opportunities



For public art opportunities outside of the area or across the country, be sure to look here.
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Philadelphia

Budget:

$1,099,999

Medium:

a high-quality, original, and site-specific permanent public artwork that is integrated with the design of the Property, buildings, and public spaces. A large scale, exterior, interactive Art Project is envisioned for the Property. The use of light or water as a medium, although not required, is of interest to the team. Though the primary location for the artwork is the northeast park area at the terminus of Spring Garden Street on the Property, elements that activate multiple areas are encouraged


Location:

North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Deadline:

01.10.2023


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PHDC is seeking a proposal for a public artwork for Festival Pier, at Spring Garden Street and Columbus Boulevard, with a budget of $1,100,000. Five finalists will develop and present their proposals and receive a $3,500 honorarium before one project is chosen for commission.
Deadline: 3 p.m. EST January 10, 2023.

Newport News

Budget:

$0

Medium:

Paint a mural in Newport News


Location:

Newport News, VA, USA


Deadline:

12.06.2022


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Note: Budget not listed
Call for mural artists:
The city of Newport News, Virginia is actively accepting proposals for a 3,900 square foot mural located on the side of Full Gospel Kingdom Church at the corner of 32nd Street and Washington Avenue. The mural should highlight the City of Newport News’ vibrant community, innovative science and technology resources, and rich cultural history.
The goal is for the artwork to be an energetic and bold enhancement to the Yard District, while still embracing the industrial surroundings and unique characteristics of the area, including waterfront parks, the nation’s largest shipyard, the Victory Arch, and more.

Texas

Budget:

$8,000

Medium:

mural


Location:

Williamstown County, Georgetown, Texas, USA


Deadline:

12.31.2022


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Williamson County and the City of Georgetown would like to commission an artist to design and install a mural on a wall of the Williamson County Tax Office.

An artist stipend of $8,000 will be paid to the artist selected to install the mural. The cost of materials and equipment necessary to install the mural will be covered up to $2,000
and reimbursed to the artist upon completion of the project. Any material and equipment costs exceeding this amount will require prior approval. The selected artist will be responsible for
their own travel costs, housing, and personal liability insurance.
INSTALLATION DATE: Mural will be completed by April 3rd, 2023, with a community painting event held during Williamson County’s 175th Anniversary kick-off event March 10th – 11th

Ohio

Budget:

$10,000

Medium:

Dimensions would be approximately 12’ in height, and 32’ in width, and could be larger if the artist wanted to use more space horizontally. This is a call for artists. We are not asking you to submit a mural design, but to submit your previous work. We will be selecting three artists as our finalists, based on their style and unique artwork, who will be compensated $350 to submit a design for the mural. Those three designs will be evaluated by committee and one artist will be chosen to complete the mural.


Location:

Georgetown, Ohio, USA


Deadline:

12.15.2022


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This project is a collaboration between Williamson County and the City of Georgetown. An artist stipend of $8,000 will be paid to the artist selected to install the mural.
The cost of materials and equipment necessary to install the mural will be covered up to $2,000 and reimbursed to the artist upon completion of the project. Any material and equipment costs
exceeding this amount will require prior approval. The selected artist will be responsible for their own travel costs, housing, and personal liability insurance.

Richmond VA

Budget:

$200,000

Medium:

Interactive art installation


Location:

Richmond, Virginia, USA


Deadline:

12.19.2022


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Public Art RVA is seeking a permanent public art installation at the Southside Community Center currently undergoing significant expansion. The new facility, located at 6255 Old Warwick Road North, Chesterfield, VA, will provide interactive, lively spaces for community wellness and recreation activities.
The vision for this project is an interactive art installation that celebrates responsible stormwater management and adds inviting and surprising character to the Southside Community Center’s park.

Ohio

Budget:

$200,000

Medium:

Any


Location:

Dayton, OH, USA


Deadline:

12.05.2022


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The 8/4 Memorial Committee is seeking artists, artist teams, designers, or architects to design a public artwork to serve as a memorial for the victims of the tragic events that took place in The Oregon District neighborhood of Dayton, Ohio, on August 4, 2019. The submission deadline is December 5, 2022. Up to 5 artists will be selected and paid a stipend of $1,500 each to present a final design. The winning artist or artist team will receive an award of $200,000 to create the public art memorial.

TN

Budget:

$2,000

Medium:

Outdoor sculpture for temporary loan


Location:

Johnson City, TN, USA


Deadline:

12.09.2022


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The Public Art Committee of Johnson City, TN is seeking leasable outdoor sculpture to be installed for two years in Founders Park and several other sites in Johnson City.
Exhibition Dates: June 2023 – May 2025

ELIGIBILITY: The exhibition is open to all professional artists, preferably professional sculptors, who are at least 18 years of age and reside in the United States. City of Johnson City employees and members of the Johnson City Public Art Committee are not eligible to apply.
SCULPTURE: Seeking original artworks that may be functional or nonfunctional, temporary or permanent work in any media suitable for outdoor public space. Please view complete requirements in the full RFP document at the link below.

COMPENSATION: Upon the successful installation of the selected sculpture the Artist will receive a $2000.00 stipend for the 24-month lease of the piece. Hotel accommodations for a total of 1 night will be provided by the City of Johnson City, Public Works Department, to accepted artists for installation. Each artist will also receive exposure on the Johnson City Public Art website, including a new virtual map and tour of all public art installations, and other related media. Please note that if an installation consists of multiple free-standing elements, these will be considered a single piece for the purposes of compensation.

INSTALLATION DATES: May 15 – 31, 2023

NC

Budget:

$100,000

Medium:

Budgets are dependent upon site. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis.


Location:

Durham, NC, USA


Deadline:

04.30.2023


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Murals at Mason is seeking artists in DC, MD, and VA to submit proposals for multiple sites inside the Manassas Regional Airport. There are 4 sites of varying sizes. Commission amount will be determined based on square footage and upon negotiations with individual artists. Submissions should be vibrant, colorful, and a notable statement piece that makes the airport a landmark of Manassas/Prince William County. There should be an aviation or aerial theme, including the planes that are flown at Manassas Regional, as well as drones, blimps, hot air balloons, helicopters, and other aircraft. Birds and insects could also be incorporated. Landmarks of Virginia may be included.

Indianapolis Mural

Budget:

$30,000

Medium:

exterior mural


Location:

Indianapolis, IN, USA


Deadline:

12.31.2023


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#callforartists
The Arts Council of Indianapolis is assembling a pool of artists interested in creating large-scale, painted portrait murals of “legends” important to the growth and culture of Indianapolis. Murals are being executed through 2023.
For each mural, three artists from the pool will be selected by the mural’s community stakeholder group to create design proposals for $750. As artists are identified to provide design proposals, they will be informed as to the budget of the particular mural project (up to $30,000) they are invited to design for. Artist fees for Legends murals include compensation for artists’ engagements with the community, design work, installation, travel and lodging, and meals. Depending on the site, the artist may also be compensated to rent the necessary equipment to execute the mural.
Eligibility: Professional mural artists over 18 and legally able to work onsite in the United States.
Application Requirements:
Work examples: 1 – 20
Artists are allowed to apply in teams.

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