Monday, September 7, 2009

Opportunities for artists in the US

City of Denver: Green Valley Ranch Library (Denver, CO)
Entry Deadline: 9/9/09
Green Valley Ranch Library The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create site-specific artwork for the Green Valley Ranch Library, a new facility being built at Argonne Way and Andes Court. The funding currently designated for public art at the site is $140,000 including design, fabrication and installation. However, additional funds may be available, depending where and how the artwork is integrated into the structure and design of the building. The project is open to all artists in the U.S. working in all media and materials.

San Francisco Arts Commission: General Hospital Main Entry Drive and Plaza Artwork (San Francisco, CA)
Entry Deadline: 9/28/09
General Hospital’s new Acute Care Unit will be located on the west lawn of the existing San Francisco General Hospital campus. The new facility will house 284 patient beds, as well as surgical and other acute care functions. The building is nine stories, with two basement stories and seven stories above ground. The San Francisco Arts Commission’s goal is to commission artwork of the highest aesthetic standards for the General Hospital Acute Care Unit that contributes to the happiness and well-being of patients, visitors and staff. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a candidate pool of professional artists for consideration for two public art project opportunities: 1. Main Entry Drive Sculpture and 2. Plaza Artwork.

Beaverton City Park (Beaverton, OR)
Entry Deadline: 9/30/09
The Beaverton Arts Commission seeks qualifications from professional artists/artist teams for a permanent artwork in a prominent location at the heart of the city’s cultural center. Finalists will be selected and paid a stipend to develop a proposal. Budget for the artwork is $50,000.

Seattle Public Utilities Mid-career Artists Portable Works Purchase (Seattle, WA)
Entry Deadline: 9/30/09
The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities invites mid-career artists to submit images of available work for direct purchase. Artists considered mid-career have been working professionally for at least 10 years and have a significant exhibition history. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting artwork of high quality and reflecting diversity of expression for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Portable Works Collection.

2010 CVG Show (Bremerton, WA)
Fee: $35.00 (2010 CVG Show entry limit: 3 art works; up to 2 views per piece)
Entry Deadline: 11/19/09
A juried art competition for artists in Washington State to be held in the Collective Visions Gallery of Bremerton, Washington in February of 2009. Juror: Jake Seniuk; Cash Awards totaling $6,000; Entry deadline November 19, 2009

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