3 Sculpture Opportunities in Colorado

Public Art RFQ Deadlines Approaching

Read about 3 different groups looking for sculptors to submit qualifications for new or existing work:

Levitt Pavilion Public Art Project

Denver Arts & Venues Denver Public art Program

Summary: The City of Denver’s Public Art Program and the Levitt Pavilion Art Selection Panel has released a Request for Qualifications for artists who wish to work on a public art project for the Levitt Pavilion at Ruby Hill Park. The ultimate vision establishes Levitt Pavilion and Ruby Hill Park as a family friendly event destination. The public art component will be located near the pavilion itself in order to enhance the experience of those who visit the site.

Budget: $40,000

Deadline: Dec. 11, 2015

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Artist must be Colorado resident

Special Notes: The selection panel is open to artwork in all media and materials, including light and sound, with the exception of 2-D artworks and murals.


Downtown Brighton Outdoor Art for 2016

Downtown Brighton Outdoor Art Project

Summary: The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission (BCAC) is requesting proposals in an open competition for an artist to incorporate art in Downtown Brighton, Colorado.

Project Description:  Outdoor art, showing a kinetic, interactive free-form monumental sculpture(s) with elements using wind, movement, light and/or sound.  The scale of the kinetic sculpture should be large enough to be viewed from Highway 85 or by pedestrians walking along 1st Avenue and Strong Street.

Budget: $120,000

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015

How to apply: CaFÉ
Eligibility Requirements: none listed

City of Durango Public Art

Durango Public Art logo

Summary: The City of Durango is seeking existing three original three-dimensional works of art for several outdoor sites throughout Durango.  Artists are invited to submit one or more proposals of individual existing sculpture(s) for consideration by the selection committee.  If selected, the art will become part of the City’s growing collection of public art.

Budget: $5,000 – $8,000, depending on the size of the piece

Deadline: Officially “rolling” however, artists who submit their applications before January 31, 2016 will be given priority in the selection process.

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: none listed