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King County, WA + Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Poetry on Buses has expanded in 2016-2017 to offer community sourced poetry in nine languages on a broad range of bus, rail and station venues. Residents in King County, Washington, are eligible to submit one poem up to 50 words in length on the theme "Your Body of Water."

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Eligibility: Residents of King County, WA
Information: poetryonbuses.org


King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Surrey, BC (Canada) + Central SkyTrain Station Mural

The City of Surrey's Public Art Program invites Expressions of Interest from artists to create a unique design for a large scale, temporary vinyl printed mural for the construction hoarding planned to surround the Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. Artists who draw, paint, make prints, work in computer or graphic design or photography may consider this opportunity, provided they can produce their final design as a digital file. Three shortlisted artists will be paid $500.00 to create concept designs for the mural. One concept will be chosen and that artist will be paid $5,000.00 for developing the concept into a final design for the mural.

Deadline: June 29, 2016, 4:00 p.m. (PST)
Eligibility: No residency restrictions
Budget: $5,000
Information: www.surrey.ca


Seattle, WA + Wing Luke: Visitor Services Lead (part-time)

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to work a flexible schedule as Visitor Services Leads. Qualified candidates possess excellent communication, customer service, and sales skills and an interest in the rich history, culture and art of the Asian Pacific American communities in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.
Visitor Services Leads create a friendly, welcoming atmosphere by orienting visitors, processing admission, informing guests about memberships and tour opportunities, answering questions, and providing data that informs programming decisions. This position has the first contact with our visitors, donors, volunteers and is integral to creating a positive impression of the museum.

Deadline: June 30, 2016, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to candidates with great customer service experience.
Information: www.wingluke.org


Seattle, WA + Frye Art Museum Gallery Guide

Gallery guides give tours to K-12 classes, university students, and the general public. The Frye is looking for applicants to start in September 2016. Gallery guides commit to one year of service and lead at least two tours each month. School tours are offered Tuesday-Thursday from 10 am to 12 pm. Public tours are offered Wednesday-Sunday at 1 pm. Private tours are offered from 2 to 3 pm. Public guides are expected to stay from 1 to 3 pm if a private tour is scheduled.
As a gallery guide, you will receive exclusive access to the Frye collections and special exhibitions. All Frye volunteers receive a 15% discount in the Museum Store and Café, as well as a complimentary coffee or tea during their shift. Museum membership, including discounts on education programs and events, is also included as part of your volunteer benefits. An annual reception is held to celebrate the work of all Frye volunteers.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Open to those who attend a week-long training in September and monthly trainings on the 3rd Friday.
Information: fryemuseum.org


Portland, OR + Center for Health and Healing Exterior Sculpture

Oregon Health & Science University is seeking an artist or artist team for a three-dimensional work of art to be located at the entry of the Center for Health and Healing South in Portland.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Artists or artist teams based in the US
Budget: $75,000
Information: To receive a copy of the call for artists, email Alysia Duckler.


Shoreline, WA + Create & Make Workshop Proposals

The Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Arts Council is seeking proposals from local and regional artists who wish to teach during their Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 Create & Make Workshop Series, held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in Shoreline. All workshops are ticketed, geared towards adults, and capped at 20 students. Please apply online via the link below. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status via email by July 15.
Teaching artists will receive a $250 stipend to cover teaching fees and materials for teaching one two-hour workshop. We provide space, tables, and students; you provide materials, knowledge, and fun.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Open to local and regional artists.
Budget: $250
Information: www.shorelinearts.net or email publicity@shorelinearts.net


Seattle, WA + Jazz Composition Contest for Women Composers!

All entries for the 2016 contest must be a trombone feature. The winning and honorable mention compositions will be performed and recorded live by the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra with special guest Jenny Kellogg in Seattle. This contest was created to encourage the composition and performance of the highest possible quality jazz ensemble literature playable by high school, college and professional bands alike.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Open to women composers whose work feature trombone.
Information: swojo.org


Portland, OR + Knight Cancer Research Building

Oregon Health & Science University invites artists to submit an application for a work of art to be located at the Knight Cancer Research Building. The selected artist/team will have the opportunity to create artwork in either the interior or the exterior space of the building.

Deadline: July 08, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists/artist teams based in the US
Budget: $250,000
Information: To receive a copy of the call for artists, email Alysia Duckler.


Portland, OR + Reed College: Studio Art Assistant (part-time)

The Studio Art Assistant supervises the sculpture studio casting, glass and ceramics facilities and runs technical workshops for classes and maintains the ceramic and casting studios and the kiln shed. This role also assists the Technical Director in maintaining facilities and installing student art. The Studio Art Assistant will hold weekly workshops in sculptural glass and ceramic casting and fabrication throughout the year for students enrolled in art classes. The Studio Art Assistant will also help the Technical Director with student exhibitions. This is a part-time, exempt position, working 30 hours per week for ten months per year, mid-August to mid-June. Starting pay is $27,500 per year. Reed College offers a benefits package that is unparalleled. The ideal start date for this position is August 15, 2016. Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community.
Founded in 1908 in Portland, Oregon, Reed College is one of the country’s leading liberal arts and sciences colleges, providing an intellectually rigorous undergraduate experience. Reed College is devoted to the intrinsic value of intellectual pursuit and is governed by the highest standards of scholarly practice, critical thought, and creativity. The goal of the Reed education is that students learn and demonstrate rigor and independence in their habits of thought, inquiry and expression. Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence.

Deadline: July 11, 2016
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: jobs.reed.edu


State of Oregon + Art in Public Places Roster

National and international artists are invited to submit qualifications for the Oregon Art in Public Places Roster. The Oregon Arts Commission and the Regional Arts & Culture Council manage the percent for art programs for the State of Oregon, Multnomah County, and City of Portland. The Roster is a resource for public art selection panels to identify artists most suitable for their community and specific project needs. Artists elected for a previous OAC and/or RACC artist roster (including the RACC design team roster) will need to reapply for consideration for the 2016-2019 artist roster.

Deadline: July 11, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists living and working in the US who have successfully completed at least two permanent or temporary site-specific commissions in which the content, materials, or placement of the art was informed by input from the commissioning body
Information: www.oregonartscommission.org


Seattle, WA + SCIDpda: Preservation Planner

The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) Preservation Planner will work in the IDEA Space program, which is the community economic development resource center for the Chinatown ID. We were created in 2008 as a resource center for residents, business owners, and stakeholders of the Seattle Chinatown International District (CID) to work on community development projects. Our impact areas include the surrounding Japantown and Little Saigon neighborhoods. Projects are divided into four program areas, which include business assistance, design, neighborhood safety, and real estate development.
The mission of the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is to preserve, promote and develop the Seattle Chinatown International District as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood through its programs and services. Our multilingual staff work with community members to bring their ideas to life. We provide a venue for neighborhood voices to gather and discuss ideas, and back these projects with research, technical assistance, access to resources, and capacity to fully realize these projects. We focus our support on projects that aim to revitalize the neighborhood and support economic growth.

Deadline: open until filled
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: www.scidpda.org


Seattle, WA + Abbey Arts: NEXT STAGE Program for Young Artists

Next Stage is a free art-business development program providing training in booking, marketing, and promotions. Performance, cross-collaboration, and media development is included in this 6 month program for selected applicants ages 18-24. This ongoing program involves professional training designed to help emerging Seattle area musicians, poets, and visual artists grow towards a sustainable career in the arts.
Workshops will primarily be held at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (in upper Fremont on the #5 and E line) with some activities potentially at Ballard Homestead and other venues around Seattle. Some travel stipends may be available for those who qualify (within the Seattle area).

Deadline: July 15, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists ages 18-24.
Information: fremontabbey.org


Seattle, WA + Bureau of Fearless Ideas Executive Director

We are seeking an Executive Director who can embrace the qualities that have made BFI a valued and successful organization, while extending our reach and impact in the greater Seattle area. This person should have a mix of skills and experiences that demonstrate a passion for children, writing, and education. This person is able to inspire creativity in kids, volunteers, and staff, encourage kids to let their individuality shine, and teach kids that even their zaniest ideas are worth writing down and sharing. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience, and competitive with nonprofit executive director salaries in the Northwest. The job also includes a stipend for health care, flexible work hours, and a generous vacation policy. Starting Date: October 2016.
The Bureau of Fearless Ideas (formerly known as 826 Seattle) launched its programs more than a decade ago, in October 2005. BFI believes that the power of words, well-written and well-spoken, can open doors to important opportunities. Our tutoring, writing, and publishing programs prepare young people, ages 6 to 18, for a successful future by developing strong writing skills, championing diverse communication styles, and motivating young people to share their stories. All programs are free and open to families from any socio-economic background. The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse applicant pool that includes persons of color; women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons; and disabled persons for this position.

Deadline: July 15, 2016
Information: fearlessideas.org


Spokane, WA + NWMAC: Executive Director (full-time)

The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture is looking for a dynamic Executive Director. The museum’s Board of Trustees has commissioned a pre-design study to examine ways to increase museum revenue, target community needs and desires, and improve the museum campus. The new Executive Director will be intimately engaged in the process of improving and expanding existing facilities and programming to meet the challenges of the 21st century and best serve the regional community. Areas of responsibility include: Reporting Relationship; Administration; Fundraising; Financial Management; Strategic Planning; and Public Relations.
The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture is the regional art and history museum for the Pacific Inland Northwest. The museum’s two-fold mission is to promote and explore the history, culture and visual arts of the Inland Northwest and to bring to the region entertaining and informative exhibits and programs from all parts of the world that support its basic purpose. The museum’s holdings include one of the world’s finest collections of Plateau Indian art and artifacts, in addition to a significant collection of regional photographs, art and artifacts.

Deadline: July 15, 2016
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: State agency salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on experience.
Information: www.northwestmuseum.org or call Linda Queen (509) 363-5336


Spokane, WA + Spokane Arts: Grants Administrator (part-time)

SPOKANE ARTS IS HIRING! In 2017 we plan to implement a grants program that will help support local arts, culture and heritage organizations, community groups, etc. This position will be pivotal in creating this program and will coordinate all the moving parts, customizing an exemplary grants system that is responsive to the needs of the creative sector in Spokane. The Grants Administrator facilitates all aspects of Spokane Arts grantmaking programs, focusing on logistics, materials preparation, and communications with participants. This is a part-time (15 hr/week), contract position, with an annual salary range of $17,000-$20,000 DOE. Special consideration will be given to letters of application and résumés received by midnight July 15th, 2016. Interviews will take place on Friday, July 29th.
Spokane Arts represents the joint efforts of the 501c3 Spokane Arts Fund and the City of Spokane’s Arts Commission, working together to amplify Spokane as the cultural hub and catalyst for the Inland Northwest through responsive and adaptive programs, arts leadership, advocacy, networking and support. We aim to be a unifying voice for the arts, build appreciation and understanding of the value of the arts, cultivate success of artists and arts organizations and support arts in public places.

Deadline: July 15, 2016, 12:00 a.m.
Information: www.spokanearts.org


Hillsboro, OR + Downtown Temporary Sculpture Installation

Sculptors are invited to submit images of existing sculptural works for temporary placement (24 months) in a prominent outdoor setting in Hillsboro, seventeen miles west of Portland, Oregon. The artist will be responsible for transportation, installation and de-installation of the work, including providing a base that will be attached to concrete. The City of Hillsboro will maintain the work, create publicity materials and feature the work on the Hillsboro Cultural Arts website.

Deadline: July 21, 2016, 11:59pm
Eligibility: Professional artists or artist teams living or working in OR, CA, WA, ID, and MT.
Budget: $3,000
Information: www.hillsboro-oregon.gov


Tacoma, WA + Inpsired by Fort Nisqually: Call for Artists

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is seeking submissions for a juried art exhibit that will open at the Fort in September 2016. “Inspired by Fort Nisqually” is made possible with support from the Fort Nisqually Foundation. Artwork can be inspired by Fort Nisqually in several ways: Sights and sounds of the Fort as it is today, a living history museum with gardens of heritage crops, reenactors dressed in 1850s style, and original and reconstructed 1850s buildings; the materials, techniques, and styles of mid-19th century arts that found expression at the Fort, such as beadwork, leatherwork, carpentry, needlework, and scrimshaw; or an interpretation or commentary on the Fort’s history, its people or events.
The foundation is offering a purchase award and several cash prizes. Limit three entries per artist. All entries must be original and completed within the last three years. All mediums are welcome. The Fort has a voluminous research library available by appointment. Additional guidelines and submission form can be downloaded with the link provided below.

Deadline: July 29, 2016, 5 pm
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Budget: Puchase award plus cash awards $100-$300
Information: www.metroparkstacoma.org


Enumclaw/South King County, WA + 4th Annual Enumclaw Music Festival

In association with an all-day music festival, Artists may rent a 10x10 space for $50.00 to display/sell their work. This includes literary, media, video, original crafts and visual artists. Artists must provide their own tables, chairs and weather covering. There is no electricity or water access provided. Generator use is allowed but extremely limited.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Eligibility: No mass market commercially made crafts or art accepted.
Information: enumclawfestival@gmail.com


Bainbridge Island, Washington + Executive Director's Position

Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) is seeking an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR who will be responsible for providing strong leadership, sound management, and effective communication that will help our non-profit organization of ten art/craft studios achieve its mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director will also be responsible for maintaining a healthy and sustainable culture, consistent with our shared values. See full job description at bainbridgebarn.org/were-hiring. Send letter, resume and references to jobs@bainbridgebarn.org, or mail to BARN, 221 Winslow Way West Box 205, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Deadline July 31, 2016.

Deadline: July 31, 2016, Midnight
Eligibility: Please reference the full job description
Information: bainbridgebarn.org/were-hiring


Seattle, WA + The Door to the Invisible Must be Made Visible

A Group Show Presented by Mount Analogue & Megan Harmon Summer Art Series: September 2016. Parallel universes, portals, the subconscious, mystic visions and dreams, time and urgency, alternate lives, the subjectivity of reality, and/or any other concepts gleaned from the phrase THE DOOR TO THE INVISIBLE MUST BE MADE VISIBLE. This is the final show of the Summer Art Series 2016. The opening reception will take place on September 10th during Georgetown Art Attack and the closing will take place in late September. Decisions will be made and submitters notified by August 5th. All work will need to be received by August 20th.
ARTWORK GUIDELINES: Up to three works per artist may be submitted and/or a detailed project proposal; Each submission is $10.00, payable through PayPal; Works may be in any format and/or medium; Applications may be submitted via the email below. Please include: Artist CV as a PDF attachment; Your work samples as individual attachments, as Google Drive or Dropbox links, or as links to an online portfolio; Information about your Work Samples as a PDF attachment (Title, year made, materials, dimensions, any other relevant info); and Your PayPal confirmation number

Deadline: July 31, 2016, 12pm
Information: www.mount-analogue.com or email themountanalogue@gmail.com


Portland, OR + 2017 Portland Winter Light Festival

Call for Artists, Designers, Creatives, Makers and Performers. Inspired by light festivals around the world, the Portland Winter Light Festival (PWLF) showcases unique light-based art, community installations and performance, engages Portland's diverse communities, and creates critical opportunities for artists, designers, creatives, makers and performers to collectively expand the boundaries of art, performance and technology innovations in our region. PWLF welcomes submissions of innovative proposals for light-based sculpture, interactive installations, projections, fire art, and performance.
Combining art, science and technology, community and fun, the Portland Winter Light Festival (PWLF) is Portland’s premier winter arts & cultural event that transforms, illuminates and animates Portland's nighttime urban landscape in the month of February. Hosted at OMSI, this free, 4-day Festival takes place just north of Portland’s Tilikum Crossing along the east bank of the Willamette River as well as other select locations throughout the city.

Deadline: August 01, 2016, 10:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to residents of the greater Cascadia region (OR, WA, BC, AK, CA, ID, MT or NV)
Budget: $500 - $13,000
Information: www.pdxwlf.com


Vashon Island, WA + Vashon Center for the Arts: Koch Gallery

Vashon Center for the Arts- Koch Gallery invites proposals from Northwest artist for art work for 2017 Koch Gallery monthly exhibitions. Koch Gallery at VCA is seeking works in painting, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media. photography, pottery/clay, installation glass, wood and fiber.

Deadline: October 15, 2016, 5:00 pm
Eligibility: Open to Northwest artists.
Information: VashonCenterfortheArts.org or email Janice Mallman, Gallery Curator JaniceM@VashonCenterfortheArts.org


Shoreline, WA + Gallery at Town Center: Call for Small Works

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is looking for local artists to display and sell their handmade small works and gift items at The Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park. The Gallery at Town Center is a not-for-profit gift shop that has artist-made small works and jewelry. We carry a variety of items and mediums – jewelry, sculpture, cards, miniatures, pottery, glass, metal, wood, scarves, purses, etc.
Artists are invited to submit the following via email to gallery@shorelinearts.net: Resume including where you’ve shown your work; Artist statement with website address, if applicable; 5-10 digital images that reflect your work with an image list that includes medium and retail price. All work in the Gallery must be original and for sale. Commission on work sold is 50% with a maximum commission of $80. The Gallery is located inside the lower level of the Lake Forest Park Town Center at 17171 Bothell Way NE. We encourage you to stop by and view the space.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.shorelinearts.net Email gallery@shorelinearts.net or call (206) 588-8332 (Wed or Thurs only 12pm-5pm)


Seattle, WA + Marketing and PR Internships

The marketing team at ACT is looking for a dynamic, upbeat intern who wants to learn the ropes of the marketing and communications field, with special emphasis on public relations and social media. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. The marketing intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing, Communication, and Sales Department in implementing ACT’s overall marketing plan to build awareness about ACT within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Contact ACTinterns@acttheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Ardor Creative Media: Research Intern/Volunteer (part time)

We are creating several film-related databases for Ardor Creative Media, and are looking for a temporary pt volunteer/intern (up to 25 hours a week) who can work independently and can meet with the Executive Director at least once a week for an hour to review materials. A lot of the work is research. If you are interested please email your letter of intent and/or resume to the email below. Thank you.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com or email amanda@ardorcreativemedia.com


Seattle, WA + Career Incentive Funds Grant

Career Incentive Funds (CIF) support individual visual artists, contemporary art curators, and critical arts writers based in the Seattle area or Portland area who wish to advance their practices and contribute to the field of contemporary art on a national/international level. Approximately $16,000 total will be distributed each application period.

2016 Open Application Periods

Available: 4/3/2016 to 6/5/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 6/5/2016

Available: 8/7/2016 to 10/2/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 10/2/2016

Applicants must be practicing visual artists, independent or institutionally affiliated contemporary art curators, or individuals currently producing critical writing about contemporary visual art. All activities must take place outside of an applicant’s home state of Washington or Oregon.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to practicing visual artists, art curators and critical writers residing in the Seattle and Portland areas.
Information: http://thenewest.org or contact info@thenewest.org


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Washington, DC + K Street Gateway

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, in partnership with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, is seeking professional qualifications from artists or design teams for the design, fabrication and installation of a permanent work of public art to be installed at the 2100 block of K Street NW, where K Street emerges from beneath Washington Circle.

Deadline: June 24, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists and design teams residing in the United States
Budget: $480,000
Information: dcarts.dc.gov


Salt Lake City, UT + University of Utah Crocker Science Center

The University of Utah, in partnership with the Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management and the Utah Division of Arts & Museum Public Art Program, is requesting artist or artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific artwork(s) for the University of Utah Crocker Science Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Deadline: June 29, 2016
Eligibility: Resident American or legal resident artists / artist teams
Budget: $280,000
Information: heritage.utah.gov


Salt Lake City, UT + Community College Campus Site-Specific

Salt Lake Community College, in partnership with the Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management and the Utah Arts Council’s Public Art Program, requests artist or artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific artwork(s) for the Salt Lake Community College Westpointe Career and Technical Education Center (WCTEC).

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: American legal / resident professional artists
Budget: $309,000
Information: heritage.utah.gov


Fort Lauderdale, FL + Port Everglades Kinetic Sculptural Artwork w/ Solar Lighting

In partnership with Port Everglades, Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission an artist or artist team to assist in transforming approximately 200 feet of an existing raised median by designing, fabricating, and installing unique, site-specific, highly visible kinetic artwork that shall glow at night fueled by solar energy collected during daytime hours. The artwork must relate to the flora and/or fauna of the Florida Everglades and may be abstract or representational in nature.

Deadline: July 20, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists, 21 years or older who reside in the United States and have not been previously selected for a Port Everglades project in the past 10 years and who have completed a minimum of 5 public art projects with a budget of $25,000 or more
Budget: $110,000
Information: www.broward.org


Phoenix, AZ + Sculpture Purchase for Skyharbor Airport

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists for purchase of existing sculptures for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal Three Modernization West Plaza. The West Plaza will become a sculpture garden featuring art among desert plants and trees. Up to five artists will be commissioned for this opportunity. Selected works will become part of the City’s Municipal Art Collection.

Deadline: July 29, 2016
Eligibility: Open to professional artists nationally
Budget: $300,000 (total, for up to 5 works)
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Phoenix, AZ + Signature Work for Skyharbor Airport Modernization Project

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists to create a dynamic, signature work for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal Three Modernization project. The artwork site is an expansive wall in the East Arrivals Atrium.

Deadline: July 29, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists nationally with demonstrated experience working on large scale projects
Budget: $1,500,000
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Greensboro, NC + Glass Work at Performing Arts Building

The Public Art Endowment, a program of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, invites artists to apply for a permanent glass window project for the new Van Dyke Performance Space at the Greensboro Cultural Center. These windows are positioned overlooking the new LeBauer Park.

Deadline: August 01, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists residing in the US with experience in implementing and working in the public arena
Budget: $50,000
Information: cfgg.org


Honolulu, HI + Art in City Buildings for Thomas Square

The City and County of Honolulu Commission on Culture and the Arts desires to commission an outdoor sculpture of King Kamehameha III for Thomas Square.

Deadline: October 02, 2016
Eligibility: Artists, or artist teams, qualified to work for the City and County of Honolulu
Budget: $250,000
Information: www.honolulu.gov/moca


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Seattle, Wa + Cine-City: A Community Exposé

Cine-City: A Community Exposé is a film showcase that happens every other month. Submissions are now open for 2016 for participants in the Seattle and Surrounding Areas. Films 10 minutes and under! Submissions are on a first come first serve basis.

Deadline: Ongoing
Eligibility: 21 and over, Films 10 minutes and under
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com


Online Curriculum + Arts Learning & Public Art: In the Classroom

Public art enhances and enlivens public spaces. It can also serve as a great jumping-off point for active arts learning for K – 12 students. Each lesson plan in this series is based on artwork in the WA State Art Collection and includes a PowerPoint presentation of images. Developed by master teaching artist Meredith Essex, each lesson can be modified for different student populations.
The lessons include arts learning objectives and vocabulary aligned with Washington State Standards and can be led by arts specialists, generalist classroom teachers, or teaching artists. Suggested grade levels for each lesson plan are noted, but lessons can be easily modified for age appropriate learning.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: N/A
Information: www.arts.wa.gov


Tacoma, WA + Spaceworks

Spaceworks Tacoma is an initiative to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who transform vacant spaces through artist residencies and creative enterprises. There are currently 2 tracks available as part of this application: Creative Enterprise and Artist Residency.

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE This program provides designers, crafters, consultants and other fledgling entrepreneurs with the chance to test new products and services in a physical space. We are currently looking for artists who can move into spaces on a rolling basis for three or six month durations.

SPECIAL PROJECTS This program offers dedicated practicing artists the chance to pursue projects and develop work in any discipline for up to six months. This could include individual artist residencies, but preference will be given to especially active projects.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space becomes available. Priority will be given to applications that are received first. Applicants are encouraged to contact Spaceworks staff to check on the status of their application or to refine their proposal concept.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists residing in WA.
Budget: N/A
Information: spaceworkstacoma.wordpress.com or email Rebecca Solverson rsolverson[at]cityoftacoma.org


Kent, WA + Give Me Culture Grants

Small, flexible grants available to individuals, organizations, and community groups. The grants will fund projects that serve the general public in Kent; especially projects that serve and showcase ethnically diverse or under-served communities.
The Give Me Culture program is intended to broaden participation in, and showcasing of, arts and culture activities throughout Kent. There is no deadline for the program; applications will be reviewed as they are received throughout the year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: US Artists
Budget: small grants up to $1,000
Information: www.kentarts.com or email rbillerbeck[at]kentwa.gov


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Mount Dora, FL + Public Artist Registry

The City of Mount Dora is currently soliciting professional artists for the purpose of creating a database of qualified artists that will be utilized in the commissioning of public art by the Public Arts Commission. The Call to Artists is open to all artists of visual art conceived in any medium, material, or combination thereof. The database will also be a resource for private developers in selecting capable artists to create public art for private developments to meet the requirements of Public Art in Mount Dora.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.mountdorapublicarts.com or email plandev[at]cityofmountdora.com


Tallahassee, FL + Art In State Buildings Registry

The Art in State Buildings Program acquires artwork for new public facilities built with state funds. The program requires that up to .5% of the construction appropriation be set aside to acquire artwork for permanent display in, on or around the facility. Since the program began in 1979, more than 1,000 works of art have been purchased or commissioned.
Participating artists must have resumes which illustrate that they have met two of the following criteria: 1.the artist's works are included in private, public, corporate or museum collections; 2.the artist has received awards, grants or fellowships; 3.the artist has completed other public commissions on a similar scale; 4.the artist has participated in exhibitions at major museums or galleries.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.florida-arts.org or email Lee Modica lmodica[at]dos.state.fl.us


New York, NY + Percent for Art Registry

The New York Department of Cultural Affairs, along with NY Culture of the City of New York, are accepting application for the Percent for Art Program Artist Registry. The percent for art program commissions permanent works of art by local, national, and international artists for NYC construction projects. Project budgets are inclusive of the artist's design fee which is generally 20% of the overall budget.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: varies by project
Information: www.nyc.gov or email percent[at]culture.nyc.gov


Hillsborough County, FL + Art in Public Places Program Registry

Artists with proficiency in planning, creating and implementing public art are encouraged to apply to the registry.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.hillsboroughcounty.org


Memphis, TN + UrbanArt Commission: Artist Registry

You are cordially invited to join the Artists' Registry of UrbanArt's new website. This tool is provided to you as a means to introduce new audience to the work of visual artists working in all media, as well as fabricators, designers, architects, and curators of art in the public realm.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: urbanart.rfbeta.com or email UrbanArt Commission info[at]urbanartcommission.org


International, Publication + Public Art Dialogue

The Editors of Public Art Dialogue are now inviting submissions for all sections of the journal. All article, essay, artist's statement, and book review submissions must be double-spaced, have numbered pages, and strictly follow the MLA endnote format (when notes are used). We are seeking scholarly articles, essays, book reviews and artist projects which are unique artworks and/or art interventions designed specifically for the pages of Public Art Dialogue.
Articles presenting new information or interpretations of subjects pertaining to the theme of the issue. There will be opportunities for open issues without specific, predetermined themes as well. Essays are opinion pieces, comparable to position papers that advocate a particular approach (theoretical or otherwise) to the subject. Artist projects should relate to the theme of a particular issue and treat the journal itself as a site/space for public art. Links to web-based works are also acceptable.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all working in the field of public art.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.tandf.co.uk or email Mary Tinti tinti00[at]yahoo.com


Your Town, USA and Canada + The Public Art Archive™

This is a call for the inclusion of public art collections in the Public Art Archive™, an online database of public art. This is not a RFQ/RFP, roster, or commissioning project call. To qualify, you must be a professional artist who has completed and installed public artwork, or an administrator of an established public art program in any of the 50 United States or Canada.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to qualified public artworks.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.callforentry.org or email Public Art Archive PAArchive[at]westaf.org


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King County, WA + Heritage Support Specialist

4Culture is seeking a Heritage Support Specialist to provide staff support to the Heritage lead as directed, with emphasis on funding program assistance, grants administration, and data management.

Please read the full job description for more information about this opportunity, qualifications, and how to submit an application.

Deadline: June 28, 2016 5PM PDT
Information: www.4culture.org


King County, WA + Heritage Collections Care

This annual funding program provides support for projects that promote and encourage professional standards and practices in the collection, preservation, assessment and perpetual care of historic and cultural materials, artifacts, and archival records pertaining to the heritage of King County.

Deadline: June 29, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: See guidelines for more information.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/heritagecollections


King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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