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DEADLINE: Thursday, December 18, 2014, no later than 1:30 p.m., Pacific time.
BUDGET: Total $225,000
INFORMATION: The City of Las Vegas is requesting qualifications from artists to design, fabricate and install artist-designed benches as part of a downtown revitalization project.
The artist will also provide concepts for tree guards, but will not fabricate them.
This project is part of the re-alignment of the Main Street/Commerce Corridor which will feature widened sidewalks, improved lighting and landscaping, and the addition of bike racks and other amenities.
A pre-proposal conference will be held on November 24, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Purchasing Conference Room, 3rd floor of City Hall, 495 S. Main Street
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DEADLINE: December 19, 2014
BUDGET: $20,000 (all-inclusive)
INFORMATION: The Arts Council of Indianapolis, in partnership with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB), is requesting qualifications from artists or artist teams who are interested in creating outdoor public artwork for a pocket park on the east side of Indianapolis. Eligibility is for experienced artists currently living in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio or Kentucky.
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DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
INFORMATION: The Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency (SURA), a public benefit corporation of the City of Syracuse, NY, seeks a qualified, multidisciplinary team to plan, design and develop construction specifications for a public space in the center of Downtown Syracuse, New York. The project will transform an underutilized plaza and green space in Downtown Syracuse into an active and inviting public space, encompassing urban and landscape design and context sensitive public art.

This is a two stage proposal process. In the first stage, respondents are requested to present their qualifications that demonstrate experience and expertise in the areas of urban and landscape design, context-sensitive public art, and public participation. Because public art is an integral component of this project, a public artist must be part of the project team.
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DEADLINE: Tuesday, December 30, 12:00 PM MST
BUDGET: $200,000 USD (all inclusive).
INFORMATION: The Art and Culture Public Art Program is currently soliciting applications for an exterior commission for Denver Fire Station 35 – either free-standing or integrated.
The Art and Culture Public Art Program is currently soliciting applications for an exterior commission for Denver Fire Station 35 – either free-standing or integrated.

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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
DEADLINE: December 30, 2014
BUDGET: $430,000
INFORMATION: The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create a suspended artwork for the high volume ceiling spaces in the Concourse area of Terminal 2.

The selected artist or team of artists must design, fabricate and install an original and innovative suspended artwork that is functionally-integrated. The artwork, which will be installed in the high volume ceiling spaces above the main circulation areas of the concourse, shall provide a beautiful, welcoming experience for airport visitors. In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the space, the functionally-integrated artwork shall serve as a lighting feature or as a way finding device. The artwork must be constructed of durable materials that are easy to clean and maintain.

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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
DEADLINE: December 30, 2014
BUDGET: $430,000
INFORMATION: The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create an original functionally-integrated Glass Art Wall in Terminal 1.

The budget includes all costs: i.e., research, community and agency meeting costs, design, materials, fabrication, permits, installation, insurance, proposals, travel, sales tax, and transportation.

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DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (postmarked by January 2, 2015)
BUDGET: $175,000
INFORMATION: The goal of the project is to develop a viable, permanent public art project for All Seasons of Oro Valley including its final installation at four different locations on campus. The project seeks qualified artist applicants specializing in the medium of bronze and metal sculptures. Weather resistant wood sculptures will also be accepted. These “to scale” sculptures of local wildlife, flora and fauna are to be placed into a natural setting. The intent of the project is for the artwork to complement the surroundings in a natural setting, with to-scale artwork.
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DEADLINE: 1/9/2015
BUDGET: Varies Per Call
INFORMATION: Public Art San Antonio, a division of the Department for Culture & Creative Development, has released a FY 2015 Call for Public Art Qualifications for Artists, Art Inventory Services, and Collaborative Partners for potential inclusion in a pre-qualified pool, providing opportunities to work on new and existing public art including capital projects, temporary installations, and opportunities for conservation/restoration.

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Clark County : MARYLAND PARKWAY AND RUSSELL ROAD ART
ARTWORK LOCATION DESCRIPTION: The artwork(s) will be sited at/or near the east end of the Siegfried and Roy Park, along Maryland Parkway. A 5’ x 25’ space near the crossing at Maryland Parkway and Russell Road is reserved for a future transit shelter.
ELIGIBILITY: The project is open to all artists who reside in Clark County, Nevada, age 18 and over.
DEADLINE: 5 p.m. on Friday January 30, 2015.
BUDGET: The Clark County Public Art Fund has allocated $261,900.00 for this project, which includes all costs associated with the project, including the final artist’s design fee, materials, fabrication, artwork transportation, installation and required lighting of the artwork. This is a fixed cost project.
INFORMATION: Clark County Public Art Program is seeking an artist or artist team to design and implement site-specific public artwork(s) to serve as a landmark at the new Siegfried and Roy Park. The park is conceived as a passive park for the residents of the immediate neighborhood, and as the beginning of Maryland Parkway. The park stands across the street from the T3 terminal at McCarran International Airport. The artwork(s) may be static or kinetic.

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MISSION HILLS/HILLCREST BRANCH LIBRARY PUBLIC ART PROJECT
DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 before 4:00 p.m. PST
BUDGET: Approximately $280,000
ELIGIBILITY: Any artist or artist team authorized to work in the U.S.
INFORMATION: The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and install permanent, site-specific artwork(s) at Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library.
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Women and Children’s Shelter Renovations and Expansion Project, Austin, TX
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 8, 2015, 5:00 pm (CST)
BUDGET: $68,000.00
INFORMATION: The City of Austin requests qualifications from professional visual artists who live and work in Texas.
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The City of Manhattan Beach Cultural Arts Commission is seeking artwork for the 5th Annual Sculpture Garden Exhibition.
DEADLINE: January 9, 2015, 4:00 PM
BUDGET: $3,000.00
INFORMATION:In winter 2016, the new series for the Sculpture Garden will be installed. The sculptures will be chosen from electronic design concepts submitted by January 9, 2015, 4:00 PM deadline. The Cultural Arts Commission will select finalists to submit a model by February 2015 the final selections will be forwarded to the City Council for final approval. The approved artists will agree to loan their artwork to for a stipend of $3,000.00 to the City for a 12 month period with ownership rights remaining with the artists. Please see www.Citymb.info for more information or contact Martin Betz, Cultural Arts Manager at (310) 802-5406 or mbetz@citymb.info

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Call to International Artists (RFQ) - Rogers Place Arena: Northwest Plaza Sculpture
DEADLINE: 4:30 pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2015
BUDGET: $500,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)
INFORMATION: The Rogers Place Arena Northwest Plaza Sculpture public art competition is open to professional international artists, and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).
The EAC and the City of Edmonton invite artists to address any questions by e-mail to: rharpin@edmontonarts.ca by Friday, December 5, 2014, 5:00 pm
All questions will be answered and posted by Friday, December 12, 2014 ONLINE.
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DEADLINE: January 15, 2015
BUDGET: $358,508
INFORMATION: Texas State University invites professional artists, or artist teams, to submit qualifications to design and fabricate sculpture or sculptures for an exterior and/or interior public space on its campus in San Marcos, Texas. The site is a new residence hall complex, currently under construction on Moore Street.
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DEADLINE: January 16, 2015
BUDGET: $169,000
INFORMATION: Requesting artist / artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific public art for the newly completed Ray & Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building in Research Park on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The Selection Committee believes this commission can be an important part of the inspiration and stimulus for clinical excellence, educational pursuit, research and discovery for faculty, staff, residents, students and visitors. Apply Here!

American and legal resident artists are eligible. Utah artists are encouraged to apply.

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DEADLINE: January 16, 2015 at 5 p.m. (EDT)
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INFORMATION: The Arts Council of Indianapolis seeks to establish a new pool of highly qualified artists and artist teams for a number of open calls and commissioning opportunities for outdoor murals (wall-based artwork) over the next several years.
Artists who qualify will be eligible for selection for mural projects with budgets up to $100,000. Budgets are inclusive of design, travel, artists’ fees, materials, labor, rentals, insurance coverage, subcontracts, and all other costs associated with the design and production of mural artwork.

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DEADLINE: Friday, January 16, 2015
BUDGET: $5,000
INFORMATION: The Doel Reed Center for the Arts invites applications for the position of Smelser Vallion Visiting Artist for a minimum of two weeks during July 2015.

The visiting artist will be expected to undertake a project, in any medium, that is in some way influenced by and/or reflects the landscape and/or culture of the Southwest. The recipient will interact with students enrolled in Oklahoma State University's Taos class “The Artist's Sketchbook: Learning About Taos Through Drawing” (July 6-17). The recipient also will be expected to deliver a public talk and/or demonstration while in Taos and to visit Oklahoma State University to share his/her work and conduct a workshop.

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Integrated Public Art for the Metro Green Line Extension (SWLRT) Project, Minnesota
DEADLINE: Jan. 22, 2015
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INFORMATION: The Metropolitan Council is soliciting proposals for Artist Services to create public art to enhance the proposed approximately 15.8 mile light rail corridor that will serve the Twin Cities metropolitan region operating from downtown Minneapolis through the suburban cities of St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie.

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Napa ARTwalk Seeks Artists for 2015-2017 Exhibition
DEADLINE: January 31, 2015
INFORMATION: The City of Napa has released a call for entries for the next Napa ARTwalk sculpture exhibition to be displayed in downtown Napa, June 2015-May 2017. Sculpture in each Napa ARTwalk is located along the primary pedestrian corridors of Main Street and First Street in downtown Napa, with all art sites within walking distance of one another. The City will again produce a printed map for the public to use for self-guided tours, and more information will also be available online at www.napaartwalk.org.

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Austin Art in Public Places Pre-Qualified Artist Pool
The City of Austin requests qualifications from professional visual artists who live and work in the United States.
DEADLINE: Friday, January 30, 2015, 5:00 pm (CST)
BUDGET: $20,000. to $300,000
INFORMATION:The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department (EDD) seeks exceptional emerging and established artists working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches for its 2015-17 Pre-Qualified Artist Pool.

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2015 Artist Fellowships @ Franconia Sculpture Park
DEADLINE: February 6, 2015
INFORMATION: Franconia Sculpture Park is a vibrant artist residency and nonprofit arts organization located in the St. Croix River Valley region of east central Minnesota. Through the artist residency program, Franconia awards competitive fellowships and internships to up to 40 emerging and mid-career visual artists each year, supporting the creation and exhibition of large-scale sculpture at our 43-acre sculpture park and artist residency in Franconia, MN.

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2015 Intern Artist Opportunities @ Franconia Sculpture Park
DEADLINE: February 13, 2015
INFORMATION: Franconia Sculpture Park is a vibrant artist residency and nonprofit arts organization located in the St. Croix River Valley region of east central Minnesota. Through the artist residency program, Franconia awards competitive fellowships and internships to up to 40 emerging and mid-career visual artists each year, supporting the creation and exhibition of large-scale sculpture at our 43-acre sculpture park and artist residency in Franconia, MN.

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Franconia Sculpture Park is now accepting applications for our 2015 artist opportunities!
DEADLINE: March 14, 2015
INFORMATION: Franconia Sculpture Park is a vibrant artist residency and nonprofit arts organization located in the St. Croix River Valley region of east central Minnesota. Through the artist residency program, Franconia awards competitive fellowships and internships to up to 40 emerging and mid-career visual artists each year, supporting the creation and exhibition of large-scale sculpture at our 43-acre sculpture park and artist residency in Franconia, MN.
For complete details and application instructions, visit Franconia's website.

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INFORMATION: The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD), Public Art Program seeks to establish a new 2015 – 2017 pre-qualified list of artists and artist teams for consideration in upcoming public art projects. To access the application, go to www.callforentry.org and look for “City of El Paso 2015-2017 Pre-Qualified Artist List”.
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DEADLINE: ONGOING
ARTrageous Vegas Art Extravaganza OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: http://www.artrageousvegas.org/

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
DENVER, CO + NINE DOT ARTS ARTIST DATABASE
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=520&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
VIRTUAL + ONLINE ARTISTS COMMUNITY: THE CRITIQUE ROOM
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY (FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY)
INFORMATION: http://www.chicagoartistsresource.org/calls-for-artists/online-artist-community

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
NEW YORK, NY + SURDNA: ARTISTIC & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT
GRANT: VARIES
INFORMATION: http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/thriving-cultures/477.html

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
NATIONAL + NEFA: NATIONAL NATIVE ARTIST EXCHANGE GRANT
BUDGET: $ 1,500
INFORMATION: http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/national_native_artist_exchange_grant

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
COTUIT, MA + COTUIT CENTER FOR THE ARTS CALL FOR SCULPTURE
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: http://www.nefa.org/calls_artists_organizations/call_large_sculpture_cotuit_center_arts_cotuit_ma_deadline_rolling
gallery@cotuitcenterforthearts.org

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
DENTON, TX + UNT ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROGRAM- ARTIST REGISTRY
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: http://art.unt.edu/forms/appp-registration

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
VIRTUAL + CALL FOR PUBLIC ART: PUBLIC ART ARCHIVE BY WESTAF
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY/ INCLUSION IN ONLINE ARCHIVE
INFORMATION: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=511&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
RENO, NV + NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL GRANTS
AWARD: VARIES
INFORMATION: http://nevada.cgweb.org/page.php?id=178

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
DENTON, TX + UNT ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROGRAM- ARTIST REGISTRY
AWARD: POTENTIAL PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
INFORMATION: http://art.unt.edu/forms/appp-registration

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
ONLINE + STARVING ARTIST NEW E-GALLERY CALL TO ARTISTS
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: http://www.thestarvingartist.com/artist-registration.php

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
ITHACA, NY + RFP ITHICA MURAL STREET ART PROGRAM
POTENTIAL MURAL COMMISSION
INFORMATION: http://www.nefa.org/calls_artists_organizations/rfp_city_ithaca_mural_street_art_program_deadline_rolling_2nd_monday_eac
ithacamuralstreetart@gmail.com

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
WENATCHEE, WA + CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR ROBERT GRAVES GALLERY
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: http://www.robertgravesgallery.org

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
TUSCANY, ITALY + LA MACINA DI SAN CRESI ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
AWARD: 7 TO 90 DAY RESIDENCY
INFORMATION: www.chianticom.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=32&Itemid=55

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
BROOKLYN, NY + PEDIGREE GALLERY
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: PedigreeGallery@gmail.com

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
ONLINE + DREAM HEELS SHOE DESIGN COMPETITION
AWARDS: $2,000
INFORMATION: www.dreamheels.com/design-your-own-shoes

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
SALON CIEL + EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
INFORMATION: www.saloncielny.org/

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DEADLINE: ONGOING
FRANCE + RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITIES
INFORMATION: www.artistay.org
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