National Opportunities

If you’re a local artist seeking public art opportunities outside of the area or across the country, you can always look here.

Westown Gateway Mural Milwaukee

Budget:

$17,000

Medium:

mural


Location:

milwaukee downtown


Deadline:

04.18.2019


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Milwaukee Downtown (RFQ) for “The Gateway Mural Project,” located on the west-facing facade of 622 W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Gateway Mural Project is a district-defining art installation that will be part of Westown’s resurgence.

LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON

Budget:

$275,000

Medium:

gateway project


Location:

Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA


Deadline:

06.03.2019


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This is an opportunity to be the first artist or artist team to create a public art Gateway of a size and scale that has never before been done in the City of Lake Oswego! The City of Lake Oswego through its agent, the Arts Council of Lake Oswego, seeks proposals for a commissioned public art gateway at Highway 43 and Terwilliger Boulevard. This project will produce a public art work to define the Northeastern gateway (entrance) into Lake Oswego. This art work will be a marker of boundary as people cross from one place into another and shall invoke a sense of place and be associated with the identity of Lake Oswego. The site is accessible from Highway 43 and Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard and is flanked by Tryon Creek State Park to the east and Tryon Cove Park to the west. Though accessible mainly by vehicular traffic, there are also bike and walking paths adjacent to the proposed site.

Elizabeth River Trail/Larchmont

Budget:

$50,000

Medium:

artwork that’s refreshing, welcoming, inclusive, contemplative and perhaps mystical


Location:

Elizabeth River Trail, Elizabeth River Trail, Norfolk, VA, USA


Deadline:

04.18.2019


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The Larchmont portion of the Elizabeth River Trail is a picturesque transitional gateway. Heavily used by neighboring residents for exercise and as a gathering spot, it’s an entry point for the trail and features a parking area.
The Elizabeth River Trail Larchmont Planning Committee seeks artwork that’s refreshing, welcoming, inclusive, contemplative and perhaps mystical. The proximity of the community library close by could inspire a naturalistic, humanistic or romantic theme.
The artwork could be placed anywhere along the trailhead running from the Lafayette River to Hampton Blvd. to the serene area behind the library. 13, 6’x2.5′ rectangular, like-new, concrete bases left from a previous public art project could be utilized. Artists have the option of placing 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional artwork on one or multiple bases to create a sense of movement, a journey or story-telling.

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El Paso Texas

Budget:

$200,000

Medium:

public art


Location:

El Paso, TX, USA


Deadline:

04.03.2019


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The City of El Paso’s Public Art Ordinance was adopted by City Council April 4, 2006 to promote and encourage private and public programs to further the development and public awareness of, and interest in, the fine arts and cultural properties, to increase employment opportunities in the arts, to encourage the integration of art into the architecture of municipal structures for the City of El Paso and to provide for the citizens of the City high quality, publicly accessible works of art, which contribute to the urban landscape and symbolize the City’s sense of place.

Reno, NV

Budget:

$60,000

Medium:

large-scale public art


Location:

Reno, NV, Reno, NV, USA


Deadline:

04.05.2019


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The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) invites you to submit your qualifications to be eligible for a $60,000 public art commission for the Midtown District of Reno, Nevada

Ketchum, Idaho

Budget:

$2,500

Medium:

sculpture exhibition


Location:

Ketchum, ID, USA


Deadline:

04.01.2019


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The city of Ketchum, Idaho, invites experienced artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, “Art on Fourth.” Original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in outdoor public spaces along Ketchum’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor from June through October 2019. Selected artists will receive a $2,500 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured on the city’s website and in various social media forums.

Howard County, Marland

Budget:

$460,000

Medium:

three artworks


Location:

howard county, maryland


Deadline:

03.29.2019


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Howard County, Maryland (the “County”) desires to secure the professional services of qualified artists (“Artists”) for the purpose of commissioning artworks. The County seeks to commission up to three artworks to be installed at its new Circuit Courthouse, which is currently being designed by Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners (ESJP). ESJP is the Project Company contracted by the County in October 2018 to design, build and maintain the new courthouse

Baltimore Cahill Recreation Center

Budget:

$120,000

Medium:

outdoor sculpture


Location:

Cahill Recreation Center, Clifton Avenue, Baltimore, MD, USA


Deadline:

03.31.2019


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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in partnership with Baltimore City Recreation & Parks is accepting qualifications from professional artists or teams of artists in response to a public art opportunity for Baltimore’s new Cahill Community Recreation Center in Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park. For this opportunity, Artists or teams with a demonstrated record of creating dynamic and playful outdoor sculpture from reclaimed timber and lumber, while responding to community input are encouraged to apply.

Ketchum, Idaho

Budget:

$29,000

Medium:

interactive sculpture


Location:

Ketchum, ID, USA


Deadline:

03.25.2019


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The City of Ketchum, Idaho, invites professional artists, architects or designers to apply for a new, long-term interactive sculpture for a site on the City’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor.

Peru State College

Budget:

$20,700

Medium:

large interior kinetic sculpture, mural, or installation


Location:

Peru State College, Hoyt Street, Peru, NE, USA


Deadline:

03.22.2019


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Performing Arts Center – Peru State College [Peru, NE] The committee is seeking a large interior kinetic sculpture, mural, or installation public art project. The proposed site of the commissioned artwork is in the newly constructed stairwell.

Walker Art Center

Budget:

$24,000

Medium:

sculpture


Location:

Walker Art Center, Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Deadline:

04.15.2019


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Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, along with an Indigenous Public Art Selection Committee, invites artists’ proposals for a new public artwork for placement in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden or a location on the Walker campus. The committee—a group of Native curators, knowledge keepers, artists, and arts professionals, including individuals of Dakota descent and enrollment—will participate with the Walker in the review and selection of the proposals.

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