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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 Melissa Newbill at 206.263.1603
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + Frye Art Museum: Chief Financial Officer (full-time)

The Frye Art Museum is seeking a Chief Financial Officer, who is responsible for the financial management of the Museum’s operating and capital budgets; human resources; security; information technology; facilities; and insurance. As a key member of the senior staff, the Chief Financial Officer provides active leadership in all aspects of the museum’s administration. Especially important is the ability to manage the Museum’s resources strategically.
The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.

Deadline: Open until filled.
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: Salary DOE + medical benefits
Information: fryemuseum.org


Seattle, WA + ACT Theatre: Young Playwrights Program Admin (part-time contract)

ACT seeks an individual to become a member of the Artistic Department, support ACT’s Education and Engagement programs, with emphasis on the Young Playwrights Program. Responsibilities include (partial list): Act as primary point-of-contact for classroom teachers, teaching artists, and schools; Ensure accurate tracking of payments, paperwork, and communications; Coordinate with Teaching Artists including letters of agreement, payment, schedule, training, and regular meetings; Collect and aggregate student information and feedback via site visits and surveys; Facilitate the selection process for the Young Playwrights Festival and connect with partner companies for production of the selected pieces; Project Manage signature events; Work with Marketing Department; Assist in evaluating exiting systems on an ongoing basis and develop improvements.

Deadline: Open until filled.
Eligibility: Strong organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills required.
Budget: Salary DOE
Information: www.acttheatre.org


Shoreline, WA + The Shoreline-LFP Arts Council: Publicity Manager (part-time)

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is hiring a publicity Manager. This position is responsible for managing marketing/publicity of Arts Council Activities, including the creation or design of collateral materials. Our workplace is a collaborative environment, and all employees work on programming as needed.

Essential Duties: Manage Marketing/Publicity of Arts Council Activities; Manage and create content for website, social media, eNews; Design & create promotional materials within the organization’s branding guidelines; Create marketing resource materials such as brochures, data, slides, photographs, videos, and reports; Train staff on marketing best practices and implementation; Manage program budget. Be a voice for the Arts Council in the community; Manage public and media relations and creation of press releases; Manage community arts event calendar; Create brand awareness; and Be a point person during events and programs.

Education/Experience required to meet minimum qualifications: BA, BS or BFA degree in the Arts, Arts related field, or BS in Marketing/Business; Five years experience working in the arts, non-profit fields, some at supervisory level; and Proven track record in marketing and publicity. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Deadline: March 31, 2017, midnight
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: Salary DOE
Information: www.shorelinearts.net


Portland, OR + Cloud City Studios: Cloud City Bi-Annual

CLOUD CITY STUDIOS is proud to present its first CALL TO ARTISTS for Volume 1, Issue 1 of the CLOUD CITY BI-ANNUAL. A new publication highlighting Visual Art, Artists, Artisans and all things creative from the Pacific Northwest. Our goal is to provide the community with the best and most creative Artists and Artisans of our region and pay tribute to the creative nature that shapes our every day. If you are interested in having your work featured in our first edition please apply to this open call. Each selected Artist or Artisan will have a minimum one-page feature of their work. Some selected Artists will be interviewed and Featured on our upcoming website or as a special feature in our first edition.

We are looking for Artists, Illustrators, Photographers and Artisans who work in or call the Pacific Northwest their home. (PNW region consists of Northern California, Oregon, Washington and South Western British Columbia).

To Apply: Send an email to the address below with your Name, Current City of Work, Link to Your Shop or Website, and a minimum of 3 Current Works (within the last 2 years) as an attachment. Work Samples must be 300dpi (or more) each.

If you are chosen as a featured Artist/Artisan in our first edition you will receive a confirmation email with more instructions. Please refrain from sending emails asking if you got in. Also, due to the number of expected applicants we may hold some applicants for future issues.

Deadline: March 31, 2017, 11:59pm
Eligibility: Open to artists, illustrators, photographers, and artisans working or living in the PNW (OR, WA, N. CA, SW. BC)
Information: contactcloudcitystudios@gmail.com


Seattle, WA + The Children's Museum: Director of Advancement (full-time)

Seattle Children’s Museum seeks a versatile Director of Advancement to work closely with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees on setting fundraising goals & strategies, leading the organization’s community relations, managing its major gifts program, and overseeing two annual significant fundraising events. We are seeking a well-rounded fundraising professional who is comfortable with a wide range of responsibilities, serving the organization’s mission of making imagination come alive for children ages birth to 10, and their caregivers.
Required qualifications: BA required in communications, non-profit management, communications, or similar. Advanced degree or CFRE preferred. 7 years of applicable experience required.

Deadline: March 31, 2017
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: Salary range starts at $65,000
Information: thechildrensmuseum.org


Seattle, WA + 2017 Spirit of Flight Photography Exhibition

The Museum of Flight is accepting submissions for its annual Spirit of Flight juried photography exhibition. Exhibit participation is open to all photographers, and photographs need only reflect the photographer's interpretation of the "Spirit of Flight". $25 application fee for 3 images.
A jury of museum staff and volunteers will select a number of photographs to go on display in the Museum's Great Gallery. The show will run from June 16 - September 17, 2017. The Museum will also select three prize-winning images from the show to feature in the Museum magazine, Aloft. Each of the prize-winning photographers will also receive a one year membership to the Museum.

Deadline: March 31, 2017
Eligibility: All photographers are eligible.
Information: www.museumofflight.org or email spiritofflight@museumofflight.org


Seattle, WA + SEED Seattle: Marketing & Programs Coordinator

This position will coordinate the Rainier Arts Center annual events (including the summer season in the park, summer camps, and Arts Gumbo) & provide support to the RAC manager for the rental program. Program duties include but may not be limited to: plan programs, schedule the season, manage artist contracts, and oversee pre-event logistics, and coordinate actual events (i9ncluing set up and break down). Marketing duties include: publicize events via press releases, posters/flyers, and social media and maintain/update the Center’s website (word press). For a complete job description, inquire via the email the address below.

Deadline: April 01, 2017
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: kfowells@seedseatte.org


Federal Way, WA + Blue Poppy Day - Art in Bloom

The City of Federal Way Arts Commission in partnership with the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) and the Pacific Bonsai Museum announces a Call for Artists for the annual event Blue Poppy Day – Art in Bloom to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at RSBG. Artists are encouraged to sell artwork and keep 100% of their sales. Sales are handled privately between the artist and the buyer. The goal of Blue Poppy Day – Art in Bloom is to celebrate the mystical Himalayan Blue Poppy, Meconopsis, and the world of art.
The City, RSBG and the Pacific Bonsai Museum will promote the event and feature select artist information on their websites. Note – there is no access to electricity on site. The City of Federal Way, RSBG and the Pacific Bonsai Museum do not provide insurance coverage for work exhibited. Work is shown at the artist’s own risk.

Information: www.cityoffederalway.com
Fee: $25 participation fee.


Issaquah, WA + Artist in Residence and Public Art from Recycled Materials

This is an open call for an artist (or artist team) to create a public art project that brings together art, recycling, and the community. The artist(s) will engage and build awareness in the Issaquah area community for the event, and promote the importance of recycling, sustainability, and arts interactions leading up to creation of an outdoor site specific installation at the "Parkadilly" event hosted at Lake Sammamish State Park on Sat, July 23, 2017.

Deadline: April 09, 2017, 12:00am
Eligibility: Open to all Puget Sound-area artists
Budget: $1,500
Information: arteast.org


Redmond, WA + 2017 Redmond Arts Festival

VALA Eastside and Redmond Town Center invite artists, craftspeople, and designers in all categories to submit an application for participation in the 8th Annual Redmond Arts Festival at Redmond Town Center. This three-day outdoor festival will take place July 7-9, 2017 and will feature approximately 70 artist booths, community art projects, live music and food. The festival will be produced in conjunction with Redmond’s annual Derby Days celebration at Redmond City Hall that features a parade, music, food, activities and has an expected combined attendance of over 20,000 people. The entire City of Redmond will be activated with art and festivities on these days.

Deadline: April 09, 2017, 11:59pm
Eligibility: Open to artists, designers, and craftspeople.
Information: www.zapplication.org


Seattle, WA + City Public Artist Roster

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is creating a Public Artist Roster of approximately 160 emerging, mid-career and established artists who will be pre-qualified for future art projects at city utility facilities, parks, street rights-of-way and other locations. This roster is one method of selecting artists to develop temporary, permanent, free-standing or site-integrated artwork projects in a variety of forms, sizes and complexities, outdoors and indoors.

Deadline: April 12, 2017
Eligibility: Open to professional artists residing in the United States.
Budget: Project budgets for roster-based selections will range up to $175,000, depending upon project complexity.
Information: www.seattle.gov/arts


Shoreline, WA + Groundswell Temporary Eco-Art Projects

As a means of fostering new interpretations of art and nature in urban spaces, the City of Shoreline Public Art Program seeks temporary artworks for display in parks (along trails, glades, meadows, and reclaimed gravel pits), especially Brugger’s Bog and Southwoods, to encourage audiences to visit these resources as well as to exercise and spend time in comparative silence. Walking, way-finding, and searching for the "hidden" artwork is a primary component of the project.

Deadline: April 17, 2017
Budget: $500 - $1,500 (depending on scope of project)
Information: www.shorelinewa.gov


Redmond, WA + 2017 Redmond Arts Festival Featured Artist

VALA Eastside is seeking an artist or artist team to serve as “Featured Artist” of the 2017 Redmond Arts Festival and produce an all ages community art project on site at the festival at Redmond Town Center from July 7th– 9th, 2017.

Deadline: April 18, 2017, 5:00pm
Eligibility: Open to established artists who have a strong background and interest in producing collaborative and interactive community art projects
Budget: $2,000
Information: valaeastside.org


Seattle, WA + Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster

Seattle's Office of Arts & Culture maintains an Arts Partner Roster of teaching artists and community arts and culture organizations for The Creative Advantage. The Creative Advantage is a city-wide initiative to establish equitable access to arts education for each and every student in Seattle Public Schools. The Creative Advantage provides funding and support for schools to collaborate with teaching artists and arts organizations. This roster is a resource for schools seeking partners to meet their education and community goals.

Deadline: April 18, 2017
Eligibility: Open to teaching artists, community arts organizations and cultural institutions serving students in Seattle.
Budget: Variable
Information: www.creativeadvantageseattle.org


Seattle, WA + Cornish College of the Arts: Neddy Artist Awards

The Neddy Artist Awards are among the largest artist awards in the State of Washington, providing two annual unrestricted awards of $25,000 in painting and other visual arts media, and six awards of $1,500, to artists living and working in Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, San Juan, Snohomis, Thurston, or Whatcom counties. This is a juried award.
This year’s jurors for the first stage of the process are Francine Seders, owner of the seminal Seattle gallery from 1966-2013; Stephanie Snyder, John and Anne Hauberg Curator and Director of Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery at Reed College; and Matthew Offenbacher, winner of the 2013 Neddy Artist Award in painting whose practice encompasses unconventional curating and teaching.

Deadline: April 24, 2017
Eligibility: Open to artists living and working in areas of WA who are U.S. citizens; geographical restrictions apply.
Information: www.cornish.edu


Seattle, WA + Stone Soup Theatre: Arts Adminstration (internship)

SummerStage Arts Administration Assistant Internship (6/12/17-9/1/17): The office assistant intern will work directly with and report to the education director. Duties include: organizing materials for all staff meetings; managing contracts, pay, t-shirts, paperwork, and schedules before camps start; answering phones and interacting with the public; assisting with marketing; assisting the costumer as needed; and preparing scripts. Hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm. We have upwards of 40 camps over 10 weeks, with most weeks having at least 3 camps, others 5-6 camps. A stipend of $125.00 per week for 12 weeks of work is provided; in some cases college credit hours can be arranged in lieu of pay. To apply: send your resume to the email address below.
This job requires flexibility, organization, computer skills, and registration duties. Communication and customer service skills are very important as the arts admin is main point of contact for parents. A background in drama and youth or a strong interest in arts administration is required. These camps are high energy and fast moving, and fun. A love for theater and youth is key, as the person in this position may be called to fill in at one of the camps if an emergency occurs. Must be able to pass a background check as required by the state of Washington.

Deadline: May 20, 2017
Eligibility: Theatre experience
Budget: $125/week
Information: Email education@stonesouptheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Stone Soup Theatre: Summerstage Youth Assistant Directors (internship)

Youth Assistant Directors work with youth ages 5+ each week (June 22 to Sept 1) to perform 30 minute versions of a wide variety of scripts, including adaptations of musicals and Shakespeare as well as classics. We need Interns who love kids and theatre. Job Duties (partial list): assisting Teaching Artists; supervising, guiding and encouraging young performers; organizing scripts and attendance sheets; and the coordination of props and costumes. Required hours: 8:30am-3:00pm weekdays. Internship/Service Credit Hours may be available in lieu of pay. Interns must attend a training the week before classes start. To apply, send your resume to the email address below. Qualifications: Assistant Directors should have some experience working with children and either be completing a Theatre or Education degree, be a Theatre or Education graduate, or have significant Theatre experience.
Stone Soup's Theatre's educational programs focus on giving each young actor the tools they need to succeed on stage. All our student productions are actor-centered: our students are the true stars of our shows! We take focus away from the technical aspects of theatre and put it back in our young actor's imaginations. We use suggestive costuming, sets and props to enable our student performers to bring the world of the play to life.

Deadline: May 20, 2017
Eligibility: Open to qualified artists and artworks.
Budget: $100/wk
Information: education@stonesouptheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Stone Soup Theatre: SummerStage Costumer (internship)

The Summerstage Costumer is responsible for organizing, preparing, and maintaining costume bins for the summer program. Bins are composed of simple costume and prop pieces and rotated between camps on a weekly basis. On average, there are 2-6 weekly outdoor camps which will require costume/prop bins between June 22-September 1st. The Costumer will also be responsible for creating a limited number of new bins for the summer (which will primarily be pulled from stock) however, most camp sessions bins are already compiled and organized from previous years. Position averages 6 hours per week, hours are flexible. Internship/Service Credit Hours may be available in lieu of pay. To apply, send your resume to the email address below.
Job Duties (partial list): Devising a method for weekly costume bin check in/out (2 - 6 bins per week); Maintenance of costumes throughout and at the end of the summer; and Determine costume needs and create bins for new shows, primarily from stock (approx 5 new shows). Requirements: Candidate should be currently or have finished a degree in Costume theatre or have some interest/experience working with youth and costuming, and the fun that goes along with that.

Deadline: May 20, 2017
Budget: $600 stipend
Information: education@stonesouptheatre.org


Seattle, WA + ArtLifting

ArtLifting is a social enterprise that helps artists living ​with disability or homelessness earn income by ​connecting them to interested buyers through our national, online platform. We are currently working with artists in 16 communities across the country and are expanding into Seattle. There is no cost for artists to participate in ArtLifting—we take care of any associated costs (including shipping and framing). We have a full-time marketing and sales team that works to sell your work at no additional cost to you.
Applicants must: be over age 18; be eligible to work in the United States; and meet at least one of the following criteria-currently living with a disability, or experience with homelessness. For every item sold, artists earn 55% commission. Reproductions of artists works are priced at $75. Artists can set their own minimum price for originals. ArtLifting is typically able to sell originals between $600 and $3,000.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists living with disability or homelessness.
Information: www.artlifting.com


Seattle, WA + CoCA: Interns and Volunteers

CoCA volunteers act as docents for our gallery, help run our annual art marathon and auction fundraiser, and assist with exhibit installation, website and membership management, and social media. We offer internships for Communications, Development & Fundraising, Administration, Social Media, Web/IT, Curatorial support, Volunteer Coordination, and Facilities. Gain valuable skills and get connected with the Seattle art community!

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to people age 18+
Budget: 0
Information: www.cocaseattle.org


Seattle, WA + Stone Soup Theatre: Teaching Artist

Stone Soup Theatre, Seattle’s only short play theater with outreach programs in the greater Seattle area, are looking for teaching artists and directors who enjoy working with youth (ages 5-17) for our residencies, after school, and summer Drama programs. Competitive pay (best in the area) and consistent work opportunities (4-5 days per week). To Apply, send your CV and cover letter stating your availability to the email address below.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Teaching artist experience
Information: education@stonesouptheatre.org


Richland, WA + New Residency for Cultural Capital Producers

In collaboration with Washington State University, artist and educator Peter Christenson has initiated a cultural capital scholar residency in Richland, WA and is currently seeking proposals from creatives with diverse backgrounds and research agendas to participate in the community-based residency. Innovative and socially conscious scholars and practitioners working in a variety of fields and industries including the visual arts, architecture, engineering, urban planning, social work, design and media arts, creative writing & literature, culinary arts, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Selected residents will stay at the “Guest House,” a living-learning community for 1 week – 1 month based on proposal, room availability, and project objectives. Proposals should seek to connect to and build the cultural capital of the Tri-Cities area, in eastern WA. Residents will be invited to lead an educational/creative event/activity/lecture open to WSU students and the community at large and donate a piece of research/art to the GH Cultural Capital permanent collection. There is no fee to apply and housing for the scholar will be covered for the duration of the residency.

To apply, please email a CV, link to portfolio / research, and a 2-page (maximum) proposal to GHCC Residency Director Peter Christenson with subject heading “GHCC Residency.” Applications are on a rolling basis; proposals should be sent to: peter.christenson@wsu.edu

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to creatives with diverse backgrounds and research agendas.
Information: Peter Christenson peter.christenson@wsu.edu


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 or email gallery@shorelinearts.net or call (206) 588-8332 (Wed or Thurs only 12pm-5pm)


Seattle, WA + Seattle Children's Theatre: Teaching Artist (part-time)

Teaching Artists provide professional arts instruction for Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT) in their particular areas of expertise, within the wide variety of Theatre Arts educational opportunities SCT provides, including Drama School Classes for students age 3-21, Education Outreach Workshops and Residencies for schools and other organizations, and Professional Development for other Teaching Artists, Interns, Assistants, Apprentices and Classroom Teachers. Teaching Artists may also be assigned to work at SCT public relations and fundraising events.
Open to teaching artists with a four-year degree in relevant field, or professional equivalent; positive discipline class management technique, a minimum of 2 years of teaching artist experience. SCT is one of the most prominent theaters for young audiences in the United States and the world. The mission of SCT is to provide children of all ages access to professional theater, with a focus on new works, and theater education.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to qualified teaching artists.
Information: www.sct.org or email Don Fleming donf@sct.org


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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San Diego, CA + Children’s Park and Cañon Street Pocket Park

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Children’s Park Public Art Project and the Cañon Street Pocket Park Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artworks and consult during installation of artworks at the sites by the City. One artist or artist team will be selected for the Children’s Park project and another artist or artist team will be selected for the Cañon Street Pocket Park project.

Deadline: March 30, 2017, 4:00 PM PST
Eligibility: Artists or artist teams legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Budget: Approx. $56,000 and approx. $30,000 (two projects)
Information: www.sandiego.gov


Kettering, OH + Schantz Avenue Bridge/Dixie Highway

The City of Kettering CitySites Public Art Program invites artists, artist teams, designers, or architects to submit qualifications for a permanent work of art to be located at and around the Schantz Avenue bridge and the corresponding South Dixie Highway corridor

Deadline: March 31, 2017
Eligibility: Artists and/or artist teams who have previously created public art, large‐scale works, or exterior projects.
Budget: $250,000
Information: www.playkettering.org


Provo, UT + Fourth District Court Facility

Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating art for the public area(s) of the new 4th District Court Facility in Provo, Utah.

Deadline: March 31, 2017
Eligibility: Resident American or legal resident artists / artist teams
Budget: $330,000
Information: heritage.utah.gov


Tempe, AZ + Highline Canal Multi-use Path

The City of Tempe invites artists to submit qualifications to design enhancements for the Highline Canal Multi-use Path, a stretch of canal between Baseline Road and Knox Road.

Deadline: April 03, 2017, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to a professional artist or artist team residing and eligible to work in the United States.
Budget: $170,000
Information: www.tempe.gov


St. Petersburg, FL + Pre-Qualify for Short List for St. Petersburg Pier Project

The City of St. Petersburg invites artists with a high level of professional experience in three dimensional exterior public art to indicate interest in being considered for commissions for the upcoming St. Petersburg Pier project. Formal proposals will be sought from artists from the limited pool of prequalified, interested artists.

Deadline: July 01, 2017
Eligibility: Artists with experience working with budgets comparable to this project
Budget: A total of $480,000 is available for two commissions
Information: www.newstpetepier.com


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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 + Landmarks Capital

This grant program supports construction projects that help preserve designated local landmarks all around King County, Washington. It provides support for the design, materials, and labor for rehabilitation projects large and small.

Deadline: May 10, 2017, 5pm
Eligibility: See guidelines
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/landmarks


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 Melissa Newbill at 206.263.1603.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + MOHAI: Digital Media Specialist (full-time)

The Digital Media Specialist is responsible for production and management of all content for the museum’s website, e-communications, social media and related digital communications. The Digital Media Specialist is also responsible for designing and implementing strategies for MOHAI’s digital media tools to reflect the museum’s voice, mission and goals. Additionally, the Digital Media Specialist tracks and reports engagement rates on all digital channels. This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications and is a member of the Marketing and Communications Department.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of progressively responsible positions in institutional communications and marketing, preferably in a non-profit setting; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to adapt the MOHAI brand voice to a variety of platforms; Experience working with online media and managing social media accounts for a public-facing institution or organization; Demonstrated experience working with CSS, HTML, WordPress, analytic programs (Google Analytics, Facebook Insights) and Photoshop as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Blackbaud products; Basic graphic design skills and proficiency with Adobe creative suite, knowledge of how to adapt visual materials for digital content; Team oriented and goal focused; Strong organizational skills; Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities; Enthusiasm for MOHAI’s exhibits, programs, and mission; and Availability to work additional hours on occasional evenings and weekends.

Deadline: April 03, 2017
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: Salary DOE + benefits
Information: mohai.org


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