Calls for Public Art around Texas & Neighboring States

Calls listed at PublicArtist.org and CallforEntry.org


 

Name of Call: Convention Center in OKC Seeks Interior Public Art
Eligibility: Unlimited
Budget: $1,300,000
Deadline: 11/7/18

The City of Oklahoma City announces this call for professional artists to submit their qualifications to be considered for public art for the two atriums of the new MAPS 4 Convention Center currently under construction. The goal of this public art commission is to create a monumental public art experience to capture the grandeur of Oklahomans’ spirit and resources, in one or both of the glass-fronted atria. These atria create the grand entrance to the Convention Center.


Name of Call: TTU Athletics Dining Facility
Eligibility: Unlimited
Budget: $46,000
Deadline: 10/24/18

The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific installation(s) to be placed at the Athletic Dining Facility, located on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, TX.


Name of Call: Town of Addison Public Art
Eligibility: State: AR, AZ, CO, LA, NM, OK, TX
Budget: $50,000
Deadline: 11/15/18

The Addison Arbor Foundation (AAF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and enhance landscaping, public art, public parks and parks and recreation programs of the Town of Addison. To continue to grow and develop the Town of Addison’s public art collection, AAF, in cooperation with the Town’s Parks Department, is issuing a call to identify talented Texas/Southwest Regional Artists working in a variety of media and styles for potential public art projects. Selected artists may be considered for commissions to design and fabricate potential public artworks or may submit completed works for purchase consideration by AAF.


Louisiana Percent for Art Program – Call to Artists, Southeastern Louisiana University

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 11/8/18

The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement two (2) site-specific installations of original design for the Computer Science and Technology Building at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.  The artwork may be subject to direct sunlight (UV radiation) and must be unique, permanent, and require very minimal long-term maintenance. Specifics for each of the commissions are included in the full Call to Artists document with budgets for each. More detailed specifications will be given to artists selected to develop a proposal. Each commission will be considered separately. It is an open call to artists that meet the Eligibility criteria (page 4, section 3). All artists (national or international) are invited to apply.


Louisiana Percent for Art Program – Call to Artists- SoNAH

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 11/30/18
The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement a site-specific three dimensional artwork of original design for the Nursing and Allied Health Building at SOWELA Technical Community College, Lake Charles, Louisiana.  The artwork may be subject to direct sunlight (UV radiation) and must be unique, permanent, and require very minimal long-term maintenance. Specifics for the commission are included in the full Call to Artists document.. More detailed specifications will be given to artists selected to develop a proposal.  This is an open call to artists that meet the Eligibility criteria. All Louisiana artists, as defined by La. R.S. 25:9000.1(E), are invited to apply.


Our Lady of the Lake Children

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 5/1/19
Event Dates: 5/1/18 – 5/1/19
Following the dedication of the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, Ann Connelly Fine Art aims to engage young patients, their families, facility, staff and hospital visitors on a meaningful level through art that serves to inspire, promote positivity and create an environment of healing focused on children; aiming to create a “home away from home”. The artwork selected will be diverse in scale and voice with a dynamic use of media intended to resonate with individuals of every age from every walk of life. Baton Rouge, LA

 


MLK Jr. Rec Center Public Art

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 11/15/18

The City of Denton requests artist qualifications from professional artists or artist teams interested in working with the Denton Public Art Committee and City of Denton Staff to design and create artwork(s) for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center reflect the Southeast Denton community’s collaborative spirit.  Artists experienced in working with residents from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. The project artwork(s) should tell the story and capture the cultural essence of Southeast Denton.


53rd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show

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State: Texas
Fee: $20.00 (53rd Annual National Drawing to Small Sculpture Show)
Entry Deadline: 12/1/18

ABOUT THE SHOW

$7,500 in PURCHASE AWARDS

  • 2-D Purchase Award:  1 @ $1,500
  • Sculpture Purchase Award:  2 @ $3,000 each

The Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show attracts works by contemporary artists across the country and is judged by a guest juror of national stature.  Resulting Purchase Awards have built an impressive Permanent Collection at Del Mar College.

This year’s 53rd show runs February 15, 2019, opening reception 6-8 p.m., and closes May 3, 2019.  Accepted artwork is displayed in the distinctive Joseph A. Cain Memorial Gallery.


 

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