National Opportunities



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

Arlington, VA

Budget:

$200,000

Medium:

Create a suspended artwork for the interior entrance of the Ellen M. Bozman Government Center


Location:

Arlington, VA, USA


Deadline:

06.09.2022


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Seeking to commission a professional artist or artist team to create a suspended artwork for the interior entrance of the Ellen M. Bozman Government Center, the seat of County government for Arlington, VA and the location of many County offices and departments.

NC

Budget:

$100,000

Medium:

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


Location:

durham nc


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.

Norfolk, VA

Budget:

$135,000

Medium:

create public artwork that will celebrate the Elizabeth River


Location:

Norfolk, Virginia, USA


Deadline:

05.25.2022


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This art project is to commission an artist or artist team to create public artwork that will celebrate the Elizabeth River and the NDR Ohio Creek Watershed, a flood risk management and resiliency project. We seek an artist to design public art that will reflect the values and challenges and tell the stories of the people who live in this historic shoreline community. The artwork should reflect the diversity of culture and heritage and connect two neighborhoods. We hope the artwork will be a fluid, thought provoking example of resiliency.

Arkansas

Budget:

$30,000

Medium:

any


Location:

Bentonville, AR, USA


Deadline:

07.07.2022


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Request for Art Proposals Celebrating the Sport and Culture of Cricket in the City of Bentonville, Arkansas.

The Committee has earmarked $10,000 to $30,000 for this project but is seeking reasonable proposals regardless of cost. For requested proposals, the creative concept is key. The Committee understands changes in fabrication methods and material costs can vary dramatically and can be further discussed after selection.

DC

Budget:

$10,000

Medium:

For site recommendations, sponsorship opportunities and information please contact (202) 671-2637.


Location:

Washington D.C., DC, USA


Deadline:

05.26.2022


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The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities seeks graffiti and aerosol mural artists and artist teams to design, create and install aerosol murals as part of the MuralsDC program.
They aim to:
1- Positively demonstrate the culture and techniques of graffiti art to District youth and others,
2-Promote respect for public and private property, and
3-Heighten community awareness.
Muralists must demonstrate experience executing large-scale exterior murals. Designs with content that promotes Love, Peace, Hope, Harmony, Unity, Thought, Change, and Beauty are encouraged.
Open to local, national and international artists.

For site recommendations, sponsorship opportunities and information please contact (202) 671-2637.

Norfolk Arts Artist Partnerships

Budget:

$15,000

Medium:

Any


Location:

Norfolk, Virginia, Norfolk, VA, USA


Deadline:

06.12.2022


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The City of Norfolk, Virginia seeks to hire one, two, or three lead artists to engage with the community in significant ways to develop and complete separate, specific art projects.

The successful artists will have the skills to activate partners and the public, understand the community and develop a final artwork that will resonate with them. Candidates should have a demonstrated track-record of community-based work focusing on social practice, engaging communities with projects that have relevance through personal connections. A wide range of artistic methods, media, and outcomes are possible, including art installations, performances, music, publications, video, or storytelling.

QUALIFICATIONS:
This call is open to artists, artist collectives, classes, and arts organizations working in all disciplines: writers, composers, musicians, poets, choreographers, visual, digital, theatre, environmental, multi-disciplinary, performing, and those with a creative social practice. Candidates must have a professional and/or academic background in any of the following areas: public art, fine arts, mixed media, theater, music, urban design, literary arts, architecture, sociology, anthropology, urban studies, community development or other arts-related disciplines.

The selected artist must carry a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy naming the City of Norfolk as an additional insured.

Read the entire prospectus: ARTIST PARTNERSHIPS PROSPECTUS

Questions: karen.rudd@norfolk.gov or 757.284.8445

PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOP:

You should be able to join the meeting from the browser website.

Thursday, May 5, 3:00 p.m. via Webex
MEETING LINK
https://convoice.webex.com/convoice/j.php?MTID=mc7b307ca7a4f1fd97bf565f942c459fb

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 โ€œlegendsโ€ 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 muralโ€™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 artistsโ€™ 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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