Call for Entries for Sculptures Across the Country

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Deadlines for these Sculpture Calls Approaching

Read for more information on a variety of opportunities for sculptors from California to Tennessee and places between

Sculpture Call for Entries

Toledo, Ohio Opportunity

Summary: The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo and ProMedica Health Systems has convened a Design Review Board to commission a large, hanging, glass installation to be installed in a 4-story atrium in the new headquarters for ProMedica. The work will be a central feature of the building, and a part of the additions and renovations to the new campus.

Budget: $100,000

Deadline: April 29, 2016

How to apply: via Cafe

Eligibility Requirements: None provided

Special Notes: Artists must provide a list of at least three professional references that have an intimate knowledge of the artist’s work and working method

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Chicago, Illinois Opportunities

Summary: This is a submission of qualifications for seven potential spaces for public artwork, The artwork will be displayed at the Joint-Use Consolidated Rental Car/Parking Facility and ATS Station at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, IL.

Budget: The budget has not been determined yet.

Deadline: April 29, 2016

How to apply: via Cafe

Eligibility Requirements: Application is open to all professional artists world wide. All PhD, Undergraduate and Graduate students are not eligible.

Special Notes: Artist must provide proof of past public art experience

Project 1: 2-Dimension (3 locations)
Interior façade enhancements to large scale walls where the opportunity for a visual statement makes most impact.

  • Opportunity for two dimensional medium of artwork to span large scale square footage
  • High-quality mural addition
  • Glazing enhancement to the structure designs (paintings, plaster, photographs, language art)
  • Makes the space iconic, sets the language and tone of the public area

Project 2: 3-Dimension (2 locations)
Exterior interactive opportunity designated for the outside world wide commuters and visitors.

  • An opportunity for a three dimensional representative of an abstract form
  • Sets the language and tone for the space and zone designated for world wide travelers
  • Sustainable in all types of weather, durable, and have low maintenance requirements

Project 3: Technology (2 locations)
An interior, visible opportunity for the transition of spaces shown through a substantial digital and / or light-based installation.n

  • LED-based artwork, or other light-based installation
  • Digital or technological installation
  • Grand in size, scale, vision, or impact
  • Makes the transition space evident, creates presence, announces building activity

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San Francisco, California Opportunity

Summary: The San Francisco Arts Commission has an open call for the Moscone Convention Center Expansion: located in the city’s arts and culture district. Several sculptures may be sited along the length of the Park Bridge spanning Howard Street and connecting Yerba Buena Gardens’ Esplanade to its Children’s Garden.

Several sculptures may be sited along the length of the Park Bridge spanning Howard Street and connecting Yerba Buena Gardens’ Esplanade to its Children’s Garden. The sculpture(s) can be a singular or serial experience and may consist of distinct artworks acquired from different artists or a series of related work by a single artist. The project team will work with the artist(s) to finalize the bridge’s landscape and hardscape elements once the sculptures are selected.

Budget: $400,000

Deadline: April 29, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time

How to apply: via SlideRoom

Eligibility Requirements: Eligibility is open to professional, practicing artists who reside in the United States. Artists not residing in the United States are eligible for purchase of existing artwork if represented by a gallery located within the United States.

Special Notes: Please note that Arts Commission staff will be available to answer questions about this call until 5 p.m. (PDT) on the deadline date, April 29, 2016.

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Knoxville, Tenn Opportunity

Summary: The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville seeks proposals from artists or artist teams for a permanent work of art to be located on the west wall of the underground section of The Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville.

Budget: $10,000

Deadline: May 2, 2016

How to apply: download the application from this posting

Eligibility Requirements: none provided

Special Notes: This is more of a mural application. Artwork will be installed during the month of June with a public unveiling on Friday, July 1.

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Spokane, Washington Opportunity

Summary: Spokane Arts, in partnership with the Spokane Parks & Recreation Department and Spokane Park Board seeks a lead artist to identify art opportunities within the new Riverfront Park Master Plan and to develop site-integrated artwork(s) for the redevelopment of Riverfront Park.

Budget: $500,000

Deadline: May 6, 2016 10:59pm Pacific Standard Time

How to apply: via Cafe

Eligibility Requirements: This call is open to professional artists residing in the United States.

Special Notes: Current Washington state sales/use tax rates apply to all artist contracts issued during the project, regardless of where the artist resides.

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Federal Way, Washington Opportunity

Summary: The Federal Way Arts Commission is seeking qualifications from artists and designers interested in creating a site-responsive public artwork. The site will be the newly constructed 41,000 sq. ft. Performing Arts & Event Center in Town Center.

Budget: $350,000

Deadline: May 6, 2016, 5pm Pacific Time

How to apply: via Cafe

Eligibility Requirements:  This RFQ is open to all professional artists or artist teams over the age of 18 who currently reside in the United States.

Special Notes: four finalists will be invited and paid to submit concept proposals

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Plano, Texas Opportunity

Summary: The City of Plano has seven designated locations for the Plano Portal Project, where the city is seeking original artwork to declare the entrance of the arts district.

Budget: $300,000

Deadline: May 9, 2016

How to apply: via Cafe

Eligibility Requirements: This call is open to artists working in any media with experience in public art, and at least eighteen years of age.

Special Notes: Upon the first evaluations of submissions, several artists will be asked to provide their vision for the specific project, taking into consideration the automobile and foot traffic along 15th Street and durability to withstand the outdoor elements.

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