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OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS' EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: GLADSTONE PARK PUBLIC ART COMMISSION 2022

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The Gladstone Park Public Art Commission seeks to develop three high quality artistic interventions which acknowledge the park’s link to the transatlantic slave trade whilst celebrating and amplifying hidden histories of Brent's Black community. The long-term vision is to create a space for learning, reflection and continued conversation with the community so this hidden past is embraced as part of the borough’s history.

This is an exciting and high-profile commission with the opportunity to create a lasting legacy for the borough. The council are seeking expressions of interest from artists/organisations to design, develop and deliver the following three artworks;

  • Land art/landscape artwork; a space for reflection and celebration of the contribution / achievements of Brent’s Black community, using the earth’s natural resources to create an artistic response to last for future generations.
  • A history trail which re-presents factual history of the park’s links to the transatlantic slave trade and in addition, amplifies the presence of historical Black icons from the borough and references places / organisations / companies of cultural and social significance for the Black community.
  • A ground mural that through high impact artwork celebrates the boroughs rich Black history using a visual language which can be understood by all members of Brent’s diverse communities

Commissioning procedure

A working group of key stakeholders and representatives from Brent Council has been established to oversee the commissioning process.

Selection Method

The working group will advise on the selection of up to five artists to be invited to work up a more detailed proposal to bring to a Stage 2 interview in early April 2022.

Prize Summary: 
£18,000
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Shortlisted Artists 

A fee of £500 is available in honorarium for the Stage 2 interview.

Up to £18,000 is available for artist fees which should cover all fees including workshops and expenses. 

Deadline: 
27/March/2022

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Art Nest Call for Proposals

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The Art Nest Call for Proposals closes on February 18, 2022, 5 PM EST.

 

TOAF is thrilled to present Art Nest, a new initiative that challenges previous and current TOAF artists to experiment and push boundaries beyond the limits of the 10 x 10 square foot tent context.

 

Where: Nathan Phillips Square

When: July 2022 at the 61st edition of the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair.

Learn more at TOAF.ca/art-nest-call-for-proposals

Deadline: 
18/February/2022

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OPEN CALL 2021 - POLDRA - Public Sculpture Project Viseu

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POLDRA – Public Sculpture Project Viseu promotes site-specific contemporary public art/art in Public Space. POLDRA seeks works that propose new interpretations of the sites and spaces as well as encourage interaction between the viewer and the sites themselves. Through this dynamic, the works of art aspire to initiate connections that exist beyond the primary act of looking.

We've been doing so for the past three years by exhibiting the works of Kiluanji Kia Henda (AO), Rui Sanches (PT), Miguel Palma (PT), Cristina Ataíde (PT), Neeraj Bhatia (CA), Pedro Pires (AO), Steven Barich (US), Elisa Balmaceda (CL), Kaitlin Ferguson (GB) & Natalia Bezerra (US), Liliana Velho (PT), Jazmin Charalambous (GB), e Signe Ferguson (US) & Thanasis Ilonomou (GR-CA).

In 2021 we're seeking to extend an open sky, public art circuit, established in the Mata do Fontelo, a historic park in Viseu, Portugal. With this purpose, we're opening a call looking for site-specific artwork proposals. This is primarily addressed to visual artists who work in the fields of installation, painting, sculpture and media art. Applications from artists groups are welcome. Submissions are free and they must be specifically conceived for Mata do Fontelo (a historic urban Woods setting). 

Deadline: 18th of April, 2021.
 

Check the conditions for the submission of proposals and the regulation at https://poldra.com/en/open-call-2021/

POLDRA - Public Sculpture Project Viseu is funded by the “Viseu Cultura – Linha Animar” Programme of Viseu’s Municipality.

Deadline: 
18/April/2021

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Public Art RFQ – “Queen City Courts,” Basketball court artwork for the City of Marquette

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The Marquette Public Art Commission (MPAC) is seeking a qualified artist (“vendor”) or artist team to design (“artwork”) and paint a site-specific artwork on the surface of the Hurley Park Basketball Court, Marquette, MI. The vendor will organize/lead any necessary workers or volunteers through the painting of the court surface with their artwork.

Prize Summary: 
$200 commission for design comp
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MPAC is only soliciting the qualifications of interested vendors at this time. MPAC will review responses to this RFQ and select up to three finalists to submit design proposals. Finalists will be compensated $200 to present a full-color design comp for the court. Finalists will retain copyright to all sketches not selected. 

Deadline: 
22/January/2021

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TEXAS ARTIST WANTED FOR PUBLIC MURAL

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Artspace111 is thrilled to announce a call for Texas muralists to design and execute a mural on the exterior of Artspace111’s iconic 109 year old building. The North facing wall is passed by 24,000 drivers on Weatherford Street every day leaving Downtown Fort Worth. Eligible artists will be Texas based. Artists must be willing to meet contractual obligations and adhere to the budget and timeline. One artist or artist team will be selected.

Artspace111's Vision: We welcome your vision! We encourage innovative ideas and diverse use of media/materials that create an accessible work for all and contributes pride to our community!

Identified Mural Area Description:

Artspace111 is looking for a Texas-based artist to execute a large mural on the North side of the building. The wall measures approximately 72 x 22ft  and is red brick. Artists are not strictly limited to the North side of the building and are not required to cover the whole wall. For example, the Artspace111 team is open to a mural that wraps around to the front (West facing side) of the building, or a mural that leaves exposed brick.

Application Requirements:

Artwork Proposal Powerpoint Presentation

Submissions must be in presentation pdf format, such as Powerpoint, limited to 20 pages maximum.  The presentation must contain:

1)     The artists contact information: Name, email, phone number, mailing address.

2)     Social & Web Profile information: Website URL, @instagram, etc.

3)     Proposed artwork for Mural Project. Renderings using images provided by Artspace111 are encouraged but not required. Images of building can be downloaded here.

4)     Narrative, summary, or intent of the piece suggested.

5)     Artist Statement*

6)     CV

7)     3 – 5 image examples of past completed work, identifying each work by title, materials used, and dimensions.

*Artist Statement: This statement should be brief, explaining why you want to be a part of the Artspace111 mural project, what your mural contributes to the outside space and the gallery as a whole, and explaining the artists personal ties to Texas. If a team is applying, explain the team member’s roles and why your team’s experience makes you the best candidates for this project. Please limit this to one page.

How to Apply: Please send your single document with all of the above information to art@artspace111.com with the subject line reading “Muralist Application-Artist Name.”

Project Details: Total project budget $8000. This amount includes the cost of supplies and equipment rental. Artist(s) will have to provide safety certification for any operational equipment that requires safety training. Artspace111 will not provide additional funds outside this budget for supplies and equipment rental. We realize each artist works differently with different materials, and for that reason, we are giving flexibility to the chosen artist to work within the available budget. Artspace111 will disperse ½ the funds at the beginning of the project, and the remaining ½ when the project is completed. Artspace111 will own the copyright of the mural artwork.

Deadline For Submission:

Presentations should be submitted to Art@Artspace111.com by January 15, 2021. Artist(s) will be notified by February 1, 2021. 

Timeline For Completion:

Mural complete by March 15, 2021.

 

Prize Summary: 
Artist will receive $8,000
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Chosen artist will receive $8,000 for thier materials and time. 

Deadline: 
15/January/2021

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Free To Apply!
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The Red Wall Project

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A new exterior public exhibition space, The Portland Red Wall Project, is looking for visual artists to create site specific banners.  Located at 2106 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, in Portland, Oregon.  This south facing wall is seen by thousands of vehicles a day. Exhibitions will change monthly highlighting the work of local artists.  

The Red Wall is a 10’ x 14’ red brick wall, a gateway to NE Portland. Artists are invited to submit proposals for banners with themes of equity, community, and diversity. In your proposal please address the dimensions and material of your proposed banner. 

 All complete submissions will be reviewed.  Artists will be notified by November 17, 2020. Selected artists will be expected to provide a weather resistant banner with a minimum of 4 corner grommets, one week before their exhibition date. 

Submission fee: $15.00

Deadline: 
08/November/2020

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$15
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