May 2022 Sculpture Call for Artists

Announcing 27 call for artists with deadlines May 1-31, 2022. Several of these call have multiple opportunities for sculptors, including getting on Public Art Rosters. In addition to commissions there are calls to purchase existing sculptures as well as some art on loan programs and exhibitions.

Happy Sculpting!


Floyd Gwin Park

Odessa, Texas

Summary: Odessa Arts, in conjunction with the City of Odessa invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and fabricate a significant piece for the renovated Floyd Gwin Park. This piece will be funded through the City’s Percent for Art ordinance and become an addition to the City of Odessa’s public art collection.

The artwork should reflect a sense of joy and happiness, welcoming visitors to the park. The artwork should also incorporate a theme of aviation. It should also be a source of comfort and pride for the community.

Budget: $80,000

Deadline: 5/1/22

How to apply: PublicArtist

Eligibility Requirements: This public art commission is open to all professional artists or artist teams with experience in similar projects.

Special Notes: Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee to ensure that each application is legible, complete, and meets all requirements. The pool will be narrowed to three finalists who will be asked to created a proposal. Finalists will receive a stipend of $500 for their proposal.

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San Marcos River Park Art Installation

San Marcos, Texas

Summary: The City of San Marcos, Texas seeks to commission a permanent, site-specific, outdoor installation at Ramon Lucio Park in San Marcos near 555 Cheatham Street and in view of the spring-fed river.

Budget: $70,000

Deadline: May 2, 2022 at 5 p.m. Central

How to apply: Submit electronically, see link below

Eligibility Requirements: Artists/ Artists Teams, at least 18 years of age, working within the 48 contiguous United States are eligible to submit their qualifications and letter of interest,

Special Notes: The installation will occupy an area of 15’ x 25’ and must be contained within those dimensions. This is a high traffic area in the summer months, so the art must be durable and have no points or sharp edges than can pose a hazard to curious children and other park users. Furthermore, it must be made of a material that can withstand Texas summer heat and flood events.

Full details and submission instructions are listed in the Call for Artist Qualifications posted at https://sanmarcostx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/28520/Ramon-Lucio-Park-Call-For-Artist-Qualifications-PDF


ArtSS in the Open 2022

Sandy Springs, Georgia

Summary: This public sculpture competition was created to bring fine art to the parks and public spaces throughout the city of Sandy Springs, the second largest city in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Nine sculptures will be prominently displayed around the four-acre green at City Springs, the City’s town center. One or more sculptures from each competition will be purchased by the City to be permanently placed in public locations around Sandy Springs.

Budget: $1,500 to each of nine selected artists. Should a sculpture be purchased, the honorarium will be applied to the purchase price.

Deadline: 5/2/22 (Extended from April 25, 2022)

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Artists must be 18 years of age or older.

Special Notes: Sculpture Installation: August 15 – 19, 2022

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Public Artist Roster (Multi-Year, Multi-Project) – Deadline Extended

San Jose, California

Summary: The City of San Jose (CA) is seeking experienced artists, or artist teams (“Artists”), to submit Statements of Qualifications for a Pre-Qualified Public Artist Roster (“Roster”). The purpose of the Roster is to serve as a resource for future public art selection panels, streamlining the artist selection process for a range of upcoming public art projects, primarily those associated with the construction of new civic buildings and facilities, parks, environmental services, transportation, and streetscape improvement projects throughout San José. Some projects may also offer opportunities for Artists to work as part of a design team along with the project architect/designer. The Roster may be used either in combination with an open call or invitational or as the sole resource for identifying appropriate artists/teams for a project.

Budget: Budgets for the City’s upcoming permanent public art projects are expected to range from $15,000 – $320,000. Project budgets will vary on a case-by-case basis depending on base project opportunities.

Deadline: 5/4/22 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working or living in the United States. 

Special Notes: This call is NOT for artists who are primarily muralists. In the coming weeks there will be a separate artist call for muralists. 

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply You can review this RFQ in pdf format on the City of San Jose’s website at:  https://www.sanjoseca.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/82559/637846984117922176


100 West Washington Public Art Project

Phoenix, Arizona

Summary: The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists for a new public art commission. This is a design-team opportunity to develop enhancements to security access points that will help define the look and feel of the 100 West Washington Building. The chosen artists will work with a team of engineers, architects and other professionals to design the public art features.

100 West Washington Building will include multiple opportunities for artworks integrated into the security barriers, fences, planters and other architectural features.

Budget: $114,000

Deadline: 5/6/22 10:59 p.m. (Phoenix Time)

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This project is open to any professional artist or artist team with the demonstrated ability to meet the criteria, regardless of residency, race, ethnicity, gender, age or experience. No previous public art experience is required to apply. Arizona artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Notes: Applicants to this RFQ may be considered as an applicant pool for other similar City of Phoenix public art projects.

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The Farm Margaret River Residency

Margaret River, WA, Australia

Summary: Open to Australian residents working in all disciplines, The Farm Margaret River’s residency program is fully funded and focused on site-specific projects born out of the artist’s five- to eight-week stay. Five to eight weeks between 1 June – 30 September 2022

Budget: $5,000 exclusive of GST (covers all fees, costs and expenses incurred by the artist in undertaking the residency including all materials and equipment required during the residency, all other travel and accommodation costs, insurance premiums, food, freight and other out of pocket expenses)

Deadline: 5 p.m. AWST on May 6, 2022.

How to apply: online at TheFarmMargaretRiver.com

Eligibility Requirements: Must have Australian citizenship or permanent resident status. All nationalities are encouraged to apply. Place of residence must be in Western Australia at time of application and during the residency period. Must be 18+ years. Applicants must be emerging or professional practising artists and recognised as such by their peers. Applicants must have a good level of written and spoken English

Special Notes: The annual funded residency is focused on site-specific projects.

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Mathews-Sanders Sculpture Garden 10th Biennial Sculpture Competition

Cleveland, Mississippi

Summary: The Matthews-Sanders Sculpture Garden in Cleveland, Mississippi, is seeking an open call for outdoor sculpture for exhibition on the grounds of the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State University, the Grammy Mississippi Museum, and downtown in the city of Cleveland. We anticipate selecting fifteen works: Ten sculptures at the BPAC, three sculptures downtown, and two sculptures at the Grammy Mississippi Museum.   

Budget: Each artist exhibiting sculpture will receive a $2,000.00 honorarium per sculpture, which includes the transportation, installation, and de-installation of the pieces.

Deadline: 5/8/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: The call is open to artists and artist teams, age 18 and over

Special Notes: The work will be on exhibition from August 5, 2022 to August 2, 2024, at the end of which time a purchase award will be granted for one sculpture. The purchased sculpture will remain in the sculpture garden as part of the permanent collection.

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Sahuarita Bus Stop Project

Sahuarita, Arizona

Summary: Artistic seating and/or shade structure for student use at the bus stop would increase the comfort and appearance of the turn-around. It has a desert back drop that presents artists with an opportunity to work with materials that complement the beauty of southern Arizona’s desert. The location is subject to significant moisture during monsoons and dramatic temperature ranges annually.

Budget: $22,000

Deadline: May 9, 2022 by 11:59pm Arizona Time

How to apply: online, see link below

Eligibility Requirements: The Public Art opportunity is open to professional Artists and Artist Teams worldwide. All interested Artists and Artist Teams are encouraged and invited to apply, including but not be limited to individuals or teams who are engaged full-time or part-time in the production of eligible works of art, teachers of art, and emerging professional artists (Pima County Administrative Procedure, 3-16, Section II)

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OlyCAP 7th Haven Arts

Port Townsend, Washington

Summary: OlyCAP is seeking artists or artist teams to develop permanent artworks for the 7th Haven affordable housing project located at 1351 7th Street, Port Townsend, WA. We are looking for emerging and established artists to create site-specific artworks to beautify and enliven the project and streetscape. Selected artists will be asked to create highly visible artworks that can enhance resident and neighbor/visitor relations to the Project. There are 2 different locations and opportunities for sculptors.

Budget: $25,000-$30,000: SE Corner Walls/Plaza Budget ||||| $25,000 – $30,000 Main Entries Budget

Deadline: 5/9/22 5 p.m. Pacific

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This call is open to professional artists who are residents of Washington State. Students are not eligible to apply. BIPOC artists are encouraged to apply.

Special Notes: Each artist selected to develop a concept proposal will receive $1,500 as a stipend for that phase of the work.

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Clinton National Airport Concourse Wall Artwork

Little Rock, Arkansas

Summary: Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock is interested in commissioning an artist, or artist team, to create a site-specific work of art for a wall in the airport concourse area. The opportunity is for the design and possibly fabrication and installation of a custom site-specific artwork made from durable, low maintenance materials. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $12,500. An additional budget (not to exceed $115,000) has been allocated for fabrication and installation and will be paid by the Airport. Based on the selected artist’s concept proposal, and in consultation with the artist, LIT may contract for the fabrication and installation with an outside contractor or may contract with the selected artist for fabrication and installation. 

Budget: $115,000

Deadline: 5/9/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible, artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived or studied in the state.

Special Notes: Up to five (5) finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this opportunity.

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First City Public Sculpture Exhibition 2022

Vincennes, Indiana

Summary: The Public Art Project presents an opportunity for sculptors from across the nation to submit up to two (2) entries to the First City Public Sculpture Exhibition 2022 of large-scale public sculpture to be installed in the City of Vincennes. Sculptures will be on loan for a period of three years, at the end of which time they will be picked up by the artists if not sold. 

Budget: Artists will receive an honorarium totaling One Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($1,650.00) to help defray costs of transportation and installation. The honorarium will be distributed in three installments over the exhibition loan period.

Deadline: 5/9/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: No restrictions on artists, but be sure to read art requirements

Special Notes: (Entry Fee): $10.00

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Highway 25 Sculpture Project

Hollister, California

Summary: The San Benito County Arts Council, together with Caltrans and the City of Hollister, is administering a Call for Artists and/or Artist Teams to submit their qualifications to create and install a site-specific outdoor sculpture at the corner of Santa Ana Rd and Highway 25

Budget: $130,000

Deadline: 5/11/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be based in California with special consideration for artists residing in San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties.

Special Notes: Artwork must fit within a volume of space that is no bigger than 14’ long X 8’ wide X 10’ high

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Corner Oasis: Reflect and Renew

Rock Hill, South Carolina

Summary: WAI in Rock Hill, SC is seeking proposals from artists/designers to create a contemporary outdoor park area with design feature(s) or artwork(s) with potential to instill calm and tranquility. The site is a pocket park in the City of Rock Hill. Design inclusions for consideration are: sculpture/sculptural elements; design enhancement such as a mural for one brick wall (which could act as a backdrop/accent for the site); and/or decorative elements that may function as pathway(s)/walkway(s).

Budget: $30,000 with the potential of $5,000 more

Deadline: 5/12/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Professional artists and designers who have demonstrated success with outdoor public works of art, with evidence of track record, are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is open to participation by individuals 18 years of age or older residing in any of the United States. Artists/ designers who reside or have their studios within the southeastern United States, are highly encouraged to apply.

Special Notes: Each artist can submit up to 3 proposals with 20 images.

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Tampa Convention Center Renovation

Tampa, Florida

Summary: The subject matter, or content for the artwork, is open. However, content should relate, be in context, and have appropriateness to its location. Interest has been expressed for artwork that addresses the region, quality of light and environment, as well as the cultural heritage, diversity, and traditions of the area. There are several opportunities for artists.

Of most interest to sculptors are the Suspended Artwork: A rotunda space that overlooks the Garrison Channel provides an ideal location for a suspended artwork. This rotunda is a central location and gathering space.

Budget: $400,000

Deadline: 5/13/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: These opportunities are open to professional artists with experience executing their ideas from concept to completion, meeting a specified budget and timeframe, working in the public real with public agencies.

Special Notes: Do not submit a proposal for a concept with your application. Artist who submit proposals will be disqualified and their submission will not be reviewed.

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Portable Works for City of Tampa Convention Center Renovation

Tampa, Florida

Summary: The City of Tampa’s Portable Works Collection is a rotating collection of over 600 artworks in all media, representing hundreds of artists collected by the city since 1985. The collection includes sculpture, painting, mixed media, prints and photography.

There are multiple locations within the Tampa Convention Center that are being considered for artwork. Opportunities are mostly for two-dimensional work, of varying sizes, though some sculpture and suspended artworks may be considered. All artwork should be crafted from materials that can endure a public environment.

Budget: $450,000

Deadline: 5/13/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: These opportunities are open to professional artists with experience executing their ideas from concept to completion, meeting a specified budget and timeframe, working in the public realm with public agencies. All professional artists will be considered; regional artists are encouraged to apply.

Special Notes: Do not submit a proposal for a new commission with your application. Artist who submit proposals will be disqualified and their submission will not be reviewed.  

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2022 APP Hawai‘i Request for Qualifications

Hawai‘i

Summary: In accordance with Hawai‘i Revised Statute 103-8.5, the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places Program is requesting qualifications from individual artists for artwork to be commissioned for various locations statewide. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified pool of professional artists for consideration. Sites for art may include opportunities for three dimensional freestanding sculpture, two dimensional images translated into durable materials and large painted murals. Specific locations have not been announced.

Budget: n/a at this time

Deadline: May 16, 2022, 11:59 PM Mountain Time

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: his RFQ is open to National and International Artists. Hawai‘i artists will be given special consideration. Hawai‘i Artist: An artist who was born and/or educated in Hawai‘i, regardless of whether he/she currently resides in Hawai‘i or elsewhere; obtained a major part of his or her artistic training and development in Hawai‘i; is a Hawai‘i resident; or has made a significant impact in Hawai‘i through exhibitions, installations and/or commissions.

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Creative Time Open Call for Public Art

New York City, NY

Summary: Do you have a bold, ambitious, maybe even impossible seeming idea for a public art project? We’re ready to dream with you. For the third iteration of the Creative Time Open Call, we are opening applications to artists based anywhere in the United States or the sovereign tribal nations within its borders. Over the years, Creative Time has produced hundreds of public projects that have been truly beyond the ordinary. Now, we want to know what public artwork you would create in New York City for the summer of 2023.

Budget: $10,000. The selected artist will receive a $10,000 artist fee. This is a direct payment to the artist. The production budget is separate from this fee and will be managed by Creative Time.

Deadline: 11:59 PM, May 17, 2022

How to apply: Submittable

Eligibility Requirements: artists based anywhere in the United States or the sovereign tribal nations within its borders.

Special Notes: What are we looking for? We are compelled by ideas that have a clear point of view, a nuanced consideration of site and land, a sensibility towards the public(s), and an audacious spirit. This year’s application process has been simplified, with the labor of submitting detailed budgets and considering feasibility removed. For now, just tell us your wildest dream for a public art project, why and how it speaks to our moment, and we’ll take it from there.

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Storefront Art Program

Glendale, California

Summary: Glendale’s Storefront Art Program is a year-round program in partnership with property owners, realtors, retailers, brokers, and developers in Glendale.

The goal of Glendale’s Storefront Art Program is to create professional-quality art installations celebrating the surrounding community, thereby increasing the interest of passersby, enriching Glendale’s cultural environment, and creating a strong  community identity.

Budget: The ACC will provide an artist stipend of $1,000 in addition to a production stipend of up to $1,500 for a total maximum stipend of $2,500 per participating artist. The installations may be exhibited for a minimum of 6 weeks.

Deadline: 5/19/22

How to apply: Glendale Arts Commission (online)

Eligibility Requirements: This project is open to all local and regional artists. The ACC encourages applications from both new and established artists. Glendale applicants may be given preference if all else is equal.

Special Notes: Artwork that is 3-dimensional, contains audio visual elements, and/or can be viewed after sunset is preferred. Please describe in detail your proposed storefront art installation.
Include the title of the proposed artwork, media, dimensions, weight, materials used as well as
maintenance and display requirements. Please include a statement of value (maximum value of $5000)

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Prospectus #267 Exterior Public Art Call for Purchase – NM Department of Agriculture at NMSU

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Summary: The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee (LSC) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) and New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) seek to purchase 1 to 3 EXTERIOR artworks ready for purchase. These artworks will need to withstand a permanent installation outdoors in an uncovered area of the NMDA courtyard at the NMSU campus in Las Cruces, NM. The LSC is interested in artwork contemporary in nature that explores the following ideas centered around AGRICULTURE: history of agriculture, illustrates the importance of agriculture to New Mexicans/our society and culture, the positive impacts of the agriculture industry, narrations on how the agricultural industry touches our lives every day.

Budget: $335,000

Deadline: 5/20/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This call for art ready for purchase is open to all artists/artist teams and galleries residing in the Southwest region (Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico).

Special Notes: Up to $335,000 will be utilized to purchase 1-3 EXTERIOR artworks. When pricing artwork please include all associated costs including: all fees and expenses associated with artwork prep, delivery, travel, and permanent/secure installation on site, e.g., materials, equipment, labor, permits, engineering documents, insurance, taxes, travel, installation (truck/crane/concrete pad/etc.), shipping/delivery, identification plaque, and written and photographic documentation of the completed project. There is no additional funding.

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2022 – 2023 Historic Westminster Sculpture on Loan Program

Westminster, Colorado

Summary: In its sixth year, the City of Westminster’s Sculpture on Loan Program provides an opportunity for the community to learn about and enjoy art displayed in the Vicky Bunsen Sculpture Garden Park, an outdoor art venue in Historic Westminster. The Sculpture on Loan Program provides an opportunity for artists to prominently display their artwork in an historic and unique area of the City for the public to enjoy.

Up to eight sculptures will be selected for display during the 2022-2023 Sculpture on Loan Program. Artists may submit more than one application. Sculptures should be garden size or larger with a minimum of 3 feet in one dimension.

Budget: $750

Deadline: 5/21/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: This is an open call

Special Notes: (Entry Fee): $35.00

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Sister Cities – For Ciudad Guzmán

Longmont, Colorado

Summary: Art in Public Places is interested in commissioning a Colorado artist or artist team to create a site-specific sculpture for gathering and seating at Flanders Neighborhood Park. The sculpture will highlight and celebrate 25 years of partnership between Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico and Longmont, Colorado. The sculpture will inspire a sense of connectedness. As a gathering location, the project should embody the sentiment of the Longmont Sister Cities Association mission to strengthen connections within our own community and through the world

Budget: $40,000

Deadline: 5/22/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: The public art opportunity is open to professional artists residing within Colorado with slight preference given to artists living or working within the boundaries of the St. Vrain Valley School District

Special Notes: Up to three (3) finalists will be selected to create concept proposals for the artwork opportunity. Finalists will be paid a stipend of $1,500 to participate in the concept proposal process, which will include the opportunity to tour the site, ask questions of staff and Longmont Sister Cities Association. Artists living more than 75 miles from Longmont Museum will be paid an additional amount up to $250 for travel and lodging expenses for the site visit.

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2022 Mayor’s Art Show

Eugene, Oregon

Summary: The Mayor’s Art Show (MAS) is part of a larger celebration of contemporary visual art, artists and the City’s public spaces. MAS celebrates local artists, art production and champions the visual arts. MAS recognizes the accomplishments of artists who are committed to enriching their communities through visual arts. Our intention is to cultivate diversity, equity, and access to the visual arts and artists. We envision a city of citizens whose success, safety and health are not pre-determined by their race, class, sexual orientation, gender, age, mental or physical ability.

Budget: numerous awards are available.

Deadline: 5/23/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Artist must be 18 or older; this exhibition is open to all residents who live or work in the City of Eugene and artists who work or have exhibited in Eugene in the past.

Special Notes: Artists may only submit one artwork for the jury to consider. Work must have been completed since January 1, 2020.

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History of the Blackland Prairie-Walking Trails Entrance

Wylie, Texas

Summary: The Public Arts Advisory Board of the City of Wylie, Texas seeks to commission an original art
work functionally, philosophically, and artistically integrated with the space for the Entry to the
Municipal Complex Walking Trails. The walking trails are located in a portion of the Texas
Blackland Prairie region. The Blackland Prairie region extends from Sherman to New Braunfels, Texas

Budget: $85,000

Deadline: 5/27/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: The project(s) are open to all professional artists located in the continental U.S.A., age 18 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or physical or mental disability.

Special Notes: Lighting should be (energy efficient preferred), and should be a very significant
element of the art/space

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Holladay Village Plaza Sculpture

Holladay, Utah

Summary: The Selection Committee is looking forward to working with an artist or team to help create an art installation befitting this central plaza and becoming the inaugural large public art project for the city. The Committee has identified the round, stepped platform in the northeast corner of the plaza as the signature site of the public art creation.

The Committee envisions an artist’s work inspired by, and taking context from, Holladay’s natural geography and the reasons people throughout history have settled and been nurtured here — specifically, the abundant tree canopy, streams, creeks, and near access to mountain flora and fauna. Importantly, the Committee cannot entertain works that actually incorporate water, but welcomes artistic interpretation of the above resources and their effects on the quality of life for the area’s inhabitants.

Budget: $175,000

Deadline: 5/27/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: Resident American or legal resident artists / artist teams are eligible for this commission. Utah artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Notes: The Selection Committee will review all applications from which a short list of semi-finalists will be selected. These semi-finalists will be invited and paid an honorarium to develop a full proposal to include concept, budget, and timeline. The finalist honorarium will be in addition to the commission amount for the artist(s) awarded the commission.

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Josephine Sculpture Park Request for Proposals: Outdoor Public Sculpture

Frankfort, Kentucky

Summary: In partnership with the City of Frankfort, Josephine Sculpture Park (JSP) is seeking to commission an original outdoor site specific public artwork that is inspired by nature native to Kentucky. The work of art will be permanently installed in the Second Street Corridor, located between historic downtown Frankfort and the Capitol. 

Budget: $15,000

Deadline: 5/30/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: The project is open to all established and professional artists in the United States, age 18 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disability.

Special Notes: Artists submitting proposals for consideration are strongly encouraged to propose sculptures inspired by nature. This includes artwork relating to sustainability, recycling, or environmental preservation as well as plants and animals native to Kentucky, the KY River and river palisades. Artwork created using sustainable and recycled materials are encouraged if they meet durability conditions.

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Art On The Move (AOTM) 22-23

Longmont, Colorado

Summary: The Art in Public Places Commission is seeking to display unique, original artwork of a diverse range. All artwork must be size/scale appropriate to available space; work will be installed in predetermined spaces selected by the panel. No additional lighting will be provided for any of the artwork. Artwork must be appropriate for public display, and will not be considered if the work could be interpreted as offensive, religious, or political in nature.

Budget: Select artists will receive a stipend of $1,000 per piece after delivery and installation of the artwork.

Deadline: 5/31/22

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: no restrictions noted

Special Notes: Regional artists are invited to submit up to three different pieces to be considered for the AOTM – each as individual submissions

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Central Bank Columbia Missouri Public Art

Columbia, Missouri

Summary: Central Bank of Boone County invites artists to apply for a public art project located at the 8th Street entrance to the bank’s main location in Downtown Columbia, Missouri. The bank seeks an artist or
artist team to create new site-specific, original, public artwork(s) for the exterior of the building.
Works in a variety of weather-resistant, durable media and forms will be considered. The bank does
not wish to consider pieces featuring water. At this point, artists should submit qualifications only,
not a design proposal.

Budget: $15,000. The amount must include all artist fees, materials, fabrication, shipping and installation.

Deadline: 5/31/22

How to apply: mailed or submitted electronically, see link below

Eligibility Requirements: The project is open to all artists and artist teams, 18 years of age or older residing in the continental United States. Professional artists with experience in the field of public art are encouraged to apply. All applicants, regardless of race, sex, religion, nationality, origin or disability will be considered.

Special Notes: A previous sculpture had to be removed due to environmental damage.

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