Call for Artists: Deadline July 24, 2018

One Last July Deadline–Due Tomorrow

There isn’t much notice on this call for artists, so if you are interested, get your information in right away.

There is also still an active call for artists for Beaverton Oregon that you can see here.

6 other call for artists with July Deadlines may be seen here

Alter/Kercheval Public Art Project

Detroit and Gross Pointe Park, Michigan

Summary: The Grosse Pointe Artists Association in collaboration with Arts Corps Detroit at Wayne State University and the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University is proposing a community-curated art bridge between Detroit and neighboring Grosse Pointe Park with a focus on the intersection of Kercheval Avenue at Alter Road.

Budget: Artist to provide:

Project budgets should include all costs associated with the mural, including, but not limited to, artist design fee, materials, installation labor, travel to and from the site, per diem expenses, project documentation, contingency to cover unexpected expenses and any other costs related to the mural.

Please keep in mind that, as a privately funded 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Grosse Pointe Artists Association relies totally on the leadership of volunteers and the generosity of individuals, businesses and foundations to help support all of our activities.

Deadline: 7/25/18

How to apply: by email:

All proposal materials should be titled ATTN: Alter/Kercheval Project and submitted via email to in a PDF format and in (1) single document. The art bridge collaboration will consider submissions on an ongoing basis. Proposal Requirements By submitting a proposal for The Community-Curated Art Bridge, the artist acknowledges that the information contained in this RFP will be used as the basis for any formal agreement between him/her and the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. In addition, the following is also required to be considered a complete proposal, as incomplete proposals may not be considered. 1. Contact information; name, address, telephone number and email address 2. Biographical information or resumes including previous experience 3. Maximum of (5) images (JPEG or PDF) of previously completed works 4. Minimum of (2) references 5. Optional additional support material (i.e. news articles and relevant information on past projects) 6. Written narrative describing your artistic vision and proposal 7. Minimum of 3 sketches or images of the proposed work (JPEG or PDF) showing scale, dimensions and elevation 8. Proposed installation timeline 9. Line itemized budget Please review Resource 1 for complete RFP requirements and additional information about sites.

Eligibility Requirements: The RFP is open to all artists or artist teams with legal status to work in the United States without preference to racial or ethnic origins, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability. Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit a proposal.

Special Notes: Time is of the essence. The community wants to see things happen. Artists are asked to give a detailed timeline. Completion date and project budget will be significant considerations in the selection process.

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