National Opportunities



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

FL

Budget:

$96,000

Medium:

free-standing sculpture that includes artistic signage, decorative fencing or wall, free-standing sculpture, or artistic signage


Location:

Orange County, FL, USA


Deadline:

09.27.2022


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The Orange County Public Art Review Board seeks one or more artists or artist team(s) to develop artwork for the entrance of the Fire Rescue Training Center being constructed in Orlando, Florida. The facility itself is intentionally tucked behind tree lines, fencing and a security gate, and hidden from the road. It includes an artistically designed building for classrooms and meeting spaces where recruits will learn new skills, as well as a training field to put into practice what they have learned.

The Orange County Fire Rescue Training Center is not for public use, but requires a ‘statuesque but not ornate work of art’ to serve as a landmark for the entrance into the Facility. The art should be mission focused, to serve the citizens of Orange County saving lives and property.

Possibilities for Public Art include, but are not limited to:

free-standing sculpture that includes artistic signage
decorative fencing or wall
free-standing sculpture
artistic signage

The installation site is 20’ x 25’ area on the right side of the road as you enter. Entrance signage can be part of the proposal, but is not required. Artist coordination with developer is required. Instillation and opening scheduled for August 2024.

For site specific information, please contact Dawn.Knight@ocfl.net.

CA

Budget:

$100,000

Medium:

Walkway mural


Location:

Laguna Beach, CA, USA


Deadline:

08.15.2022


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#callforartists Create a Floor Mounted Walkway Mural in Laguna Beach, CA
This call is for an installation project, not a painted mural.
The selected artist or artist team will receive a maximum commission of up to and not to exceed $100,000. Short listed artist/team will receive a stipend of $1,000 to develop a final proposal for review.

GA

Budget:

$40,000

Medium:

mural


Location:

Athens, Clarke County, GA, USA


Deadline:

08.28.2022


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The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a submit qualifications and concept sketch for a mural/multi-media mural public art concept for the Oconee Rivers Greenway (ORG) trail construction project in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements the selected site.

NY

Budget:

$27,000

Medium:

3 artworks sought


Location:

Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY, USA


Deadline:

11.30.2022


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Requests for Proposals
CLC seeks partnership with artist(s) to complete the following activities at Greenport Conservation Area, located in Greenport, NY:

Replace a kiosk along the Access for All Trail
Replace a gazebo at the terminus of the Access for All Trail
Create and install a river-themed art trail along the Dogwood Trail/Hickory Lane Loop.

CT Mural

Budget:

$16,500

Medium:

The mural will be painted on the east facing brick façade of a large building. The space available for the mural is approx-imately 90 feet x 26 feet. It is clean and in good condition for an installation and will be primed. The wall abuts the sidewalk; there are no obstructions. We will work with the selected artist to accommodate requests for access to power and water as well as overnight storage of materials.


Location:

West Hartford, CT, USA


Deadline:

08.26.2022


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The West Hartford Art League, in partnership with LaSalle Road Partners II, LLC is seeking proposals for a large scale public art mural to be created on the side of a building located at 977 Farmington Ave, West Hartford Center.

Theme:
The mural theme is the iconic postcard image of “Greetings from” and the town name. “Greetings from West Hartford” can reflect West Hartford iconic landmarks, community history, the overall cultural landscape and diversity of the community, etc. The goal is for this mural to serve as a community attraction for residents and visitors. The iconic postcard image can be a starting point but the overall image should reflect West Hartford.

GA

Budget:

$50,000

Medium:

Note: Qualified applicants will be familiar with Decatur, Georgi


Location:

Decatur, GA, USA


Deadline:

10.16.2022


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The Decatur Arts Alliance, with the City of Decatur, seeks artists for acquisition of existing work at the new Sam’s Crossing retail/residential district in Decatur, Georgia. The Decatur Arts Alliance is seeking three different sculptures, each to be installed at one of three specific sites. Total compensation for each work is determined by specific site. Site A: Up to $40,000; Site B: Up to $30,000; Site C: Up to $50,000. Sculpture artists can submit completed or in-progress work. An evaluation committee of arts professionals, real estate developers, and city staff will review the submissions and recommend the finalists for selection. No entry fee. Deadline: October 16, 2022

Tennessee

Budget:

$500

Medium:

Each traffic control box is approximately 44”w x 26.5”d x 56”h. Designs must be proportionally suited to these dimensions.


Location:

Johnson City, TN, USA


Deadline:

09.30.2022


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The Johnson City Public Art Committee plans to install traffic control box art wraps at twelve locations throughout Johnson City.
Artwork must be designed to fit within the specific dimensions for each control box.

Twelve proposals will be selected for the project, and each finalist will be paid a $500 honorarium for his/her finalized proposal.
One of the finalists will be selected to design artwork for an additional, smaller traffic control box and will be paid an additional $250 for the design (one location includes a smaller box next to the larger one, and both boxes will be wrapped). The secondary design must complement the original submission as this wrap will be placed on a box directly next to the larger one.

GA

Budget:

$15,000

Medium:

100ft wide and 8ft tall mural


Location:

Athens, GA, USA


Deadline:

08.28.2022


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The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images for a mural for the Oconee Rivers Greenway trail in Athens, Georgia.
The approximate mural area is 100ft wide and 8ft tall.

Pasco WA

Budget:

$50,000

Medium:

create a physical depiction of Noburo “Peanuts” Fukuda


Location:

Pasco, WA, USA


Deadline:

10.11.2022


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The Pasco Arts & Culture Commission is requesting proposals from experienced artist(s) to create a physical depiction of Noburo “Peanuts” Fukuda to be displayed in Peanuts Park. The selected artist or artist team will be responsible for the design, fabrication, shipment to the site, and must collaborate with City staff on installation.

The available budget must cover all artists’ expenses and
compensation including, artist fees, taxes, insurance, materials, tools, travel, expense contingency, and other associated costs. Installation, up-lighting costs, and permit fees will be covered by the City.

Questions: Angela Pashon
pashona@pasco-wa.gov or 509-537-5136

GA

Budget:

$50,000

Medium:

Opportunities for art at the project site are currently limited to small- to large-scale sculptures (depending on the site) composed of artistic stonework, metal, and environmental art. The materials must be appropriate for exterior installation and the four season weather conditions of North Georgia. *Qualified applicants will be familiar with Decatur, Georgia.


Location:

Decatur, GA, USA


Deadline:

10.16.2022


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The Decatur Arts Alliance, with the City of Decatur, seeks artists for acquisition of existing work at the new Sam’s Crossing retail/residential district in Decatur, Georgia. The Decatur Arts Alliance is seeking three different sculptures, each to be installed at one of three specific sites. Total compensation for each work is determined by specific site. Site A: Up to $40,000; Site B: Up to $30,000; Site C: Up to $50,000. Sculpture artists can submit completed or in-progress work. An evaluation committee of arts professionals, real estate developers, and city staff will review the submissions and recommend the finalists for selection. No entry fee.

The Decatur Arts Alliance invites submissions from artists who are eligible to work in the United States.
Total compensation for each work is determined by specific site.
Site A: Up to $40,000
Site B: Up to $50,000
Site C: Up to $30,000
This amount includes delivery and transportation to the site in Decatur, Georgia. The Decatur Arts Alliance and the City of Decatur will coordinate site preparation, installation, maintenance and insurance for each piece of work.

Indiana

Budget:

$13,000

Medium:

3 mural opportunities


Location:

Fishers, IN, USA


Deadline:

08.19.2022


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The Fishers Arts & Culture Commission seeks an artist, artist team, or creative company to be begin the visual transformation of the newly open Nickel Plate Trail tunnel under E 116th Street. Three locations have been chosen.

Wall A: Plaza Tunnel West and Wall B: Plaza Tunnel East are identical at 194 sq. ft. each and can be submitted as one proposal or separately.
Wall C: Plaza Stairs is a unique wall at 390 sqft that flanks one of two stairs between the tunnel and the surface level.

Budgets:
The Budget for Wall A: Plaza Tunnel West and Wall B: Plaza Tunnel East are $6,500 each or combined at $13,000. Wall C: Plaza Stairs is budgeted at $13,000.

Towson University MD

Budget:

$355,000

Medium:

2 opportunities ● Two-dimensional, or low relief artwork for the interior; and ● Three-dimensional, sculptural, or landscape based artwork


Location:

Towson University, York Road, Towson, MD, USA


Deadline:

08.15.2022


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Towson University (TU), in partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create durable, unique, permanent public artwork for the new College of Health Professions (CHP).

Towson University (TU), in partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), seeks to commission artists or teams to create permanent public
artwork for the new College of Health Professions (CHP) building. Two artwork commission opportunities are offered:
● Two-dimensional, or low relief artwork for the interior; and
● Three-dimensional, sculptural, or landscape based artwork
Artists and teams with the appropriate qualifications and experience may apply to both locations, but are required to submit two separate applications.

The Artist Selection Committee has identified the following budgets to commission artwork for the new College of Health Professions:
● $190,000 to commission two-dimensional, or low relief artwork for the interior of the CHP building

● $355,000 to commission three-dimensional, sculptural, or landscape-based artwork created for the CHP building or exterior landscape.

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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