2020 Call for Artists Start Now!

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6 new opportunities for sculptors with these call for artists with deadlines during the first week of Jan. Start the new year off by applying for one now!

There are still a few active Call for Artists in our last couple posts. Click here and here to see those calls and scroll to the bottom (we do our best to put them in chronological order within each post.)


UF ASB 221 Norman

Gainesville, FL

Summary: College of Education, Norman Hall, University of Florida, is seeking a site-specific artwork for their campus

Budget: $14,500

Deadline: Jan 3, 2020

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Artist has met at least two (2) of the following:

  • the artist has completed public commissions similar in budget
  • the artist’s works are in major public, private, corporate, or museum collections
  • the artist has received awards, grants, or fellowships;
  • the artist has had a one-person exhibition in a museum within the past five years

Special Notes: Up to 3 finalists (artist or artist teams) will receive a $750 honorarium to visit the site, and, create and present a site-specific proposal. The honorarium is separate from the listed art budget.

Finalist notification target date: January 2020. Site visit target date: February/March 2020. Site-specific proposals target due date: March/April 2020

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply


Prospectus #256 T.I.M.E. Public Art Engagement Project

Hobbs, New Mexico

Summary: New Mexico Arts and the Hobbs Local Selection Committee seek to commission one or more temporary public art projects inspired by the community’s goals to activate public spaces, contribute to placemaking, and engage community members and visitors. Individual artists and artist teams are encouraged to apply. The committee would like to see proposals that consider one or both locations in Hobbs: 1) a segment of the Lovington Highway Health Walk Trail, and/or 2) the Lea County Center for the Arts in downtown Hobbs.

Budget: New Mexico Arts has allocated $10,000 to the project, individual artists and artist teams may apply. Submissions must include budgets ranging from $3,000-$10,000 for the proposed project

Deadline: 1/6/20

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: The project is open to New Mexico residents aged 18 years and older.

Special Notes: Artists in all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply.

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply


Colorado State University Pueblo-Center for Integrated Health & Humanities

Pueblo, Colorado

Summary: Qualifications are requested from artist and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific public artwork(s) for Colorado State University-Pueblo’s new Center for Integrated Health & Humanities.

The Art Selection committee is looking to commission artwork for the interior of the Center for Integrated Health & Humanities. The committee is interested in an artwork or artworks that activate the lobby area on the main floor and then journey through the building, up the main stairwell to the lobby space of the second floor. The artwork can be ceiling or wall-mounted, as there is no space for free-standing, sculptural work. The second floor lobby will be the livelier and more collaborative-focused public area of the two lobbies. There is also a long wall near the north side window on the 2nd floor, near a coffee and meeting area,that is a possible location for artwork.

Budget: $104,000

Deadline: 1/6/20

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must be legal residents of the United States.

Special Notes: Artists from the Southwest region are encouraged to apply.

Additional information is available here.

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply


University of Colorado Anschutz – Health Sciences Building

Aurora, Colorado

Summary: Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific public artwork(s) for the University of Colorado’s new Anschutz Health Sciences Building on their campus in Aurora, Colorado

The Art Selection Committee is looking to commission an artwork for the interior of the Anschutz Health Sciences Building, and has pinpointed several possible locations for the artwork

The committee would like the work to address the science focus of the Anschutz Health Sciences Building’s programs, including the interface between data and nature. The core goal of ASHB is collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach to medicine, so an artwork that relates in some way to these aspects of the building would be appreciated.

Budget: $218,000

Deadline: 1/6/20

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must be legal residents of the United States

Special Notes: Full RFQ and images of the building and site plans available here.

Out-of-state semi-finalist artists will receive $1,500 and in-state semi-finalists will receive $1,000 as an honorarium for the creation of a design proposal.

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply


2020 Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence Program

West Glacier, Montana

Summary: The Artist-in-Residence Program at Glacier National Park offers artists the opportunity to pursue their artistic discipline while being surrounded by the park’s inspiring landscape. The program seeks artists whose work is related to the park’s interpretative themes, supports the mission of the National Park Service and conservation of these public lands.

The program provides the artist with four weeks of uninterrupted time to pursue their work.

Budget: The artists selected for June, July and September will be given rent-free use of a furnished cabin on the shores of Lake McDonald. This cabin is rustic with no cell phone service or internet.

Deadline: 1/6/20

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: none specified

2020 Dates for the Artist-in-Residence sessions:

  • June 1 – 26
  • July 6 – July 31
  • August 31- September 25

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply


Riverfront Park Grand Entrance Sculpture

Little Rock, Arkansas

Summary: Sculpture at the River Market (“Company”) announces a public art commission. 

The proposed site should be and will be the focal point of the newly redesigned entrance into Riverfront Park from Clinton Avenue.  The proposed sculpture should be bold in its appearance and act as an attraction to bring people into the park.  It will be a magnet luring people into the park and also help them become acclimated to using all the other amenities in the park especially the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden.

The design of the sculpture and the utilization of the space can take on any characteristic that your mind can construct.  It can be intimate, bold, or traditional.  There is no pre-conceived idea of how this space can be enhanced.

Budget: up to $140,000

Deadline: Jan 7, 2020

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Any Artist is eligible to submit a proposal.

Special Notes: There is a $5 entry fee to this call

Learn more about the site and the commission HERE.

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply

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