Calls for Art around Texas

Calls to artists around the state of Texas from the listing services CallforEntry.org and PublicArtist.org.

 


Name of Call: Request for Qualifications and Acquisitions: Houston Arts Alliance & United Airlines
Eligibility: City: TX: Houston
Budget: $847,000
Deadline: 1/6/19

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND ACQUISITIONS HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE & UNITED AIRLINES

Project: Artworks for locations at United Airlines Terminal C North at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Deadline: Materials must be received by Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CST Location: Houston, Texas Eligibility: Houston area artists


Name of Call: The 2018 Tech Terrace Public Art Memorial for Rodica Gelca
Eligibility: State: NM, TX
Budget: $100,000
Deadline: 1/15/19


Navasota Artist in Residence Spring 2019

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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Fee: $20.00 (Entry Fee – Make checks payable to The Arts Council)
Entry Deadline: 1/1/19
Days remaining to deadline: 24
Event Dates: 2/15/19 – 8/12/19

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley invite artists to apply for a six month residency in Navasota, Texas! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas, which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The residency period is six (6) months from mid-February 2019 to mid-August 2019.

The City of Navasota will provide amenities including living/studio space, retail gallery space, internet, cable, and utilities free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work. Each artist will also receive a one-time $600 stipend at the beginning of the residency to assist with groceries, fuel, and supply purchases.


Sculpture For All 2019-2021 Competition & Exhibition

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $10.00 (Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 1/4/19
Days remaining to deadline: 27

Sculpture for All Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Stephen F. Austin State University

Juror: Robbie Barber
Exhibition Dates: March 29th, 2019 to January 2021

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, is accepting submissions from sculptors for our Sculpture for All Outdoor Competition and Exhibition. Up to ten works will be selected for a ten-month exhibition in the Arboretum, one of the largest azalea gardens in the nation. A $1000 stipend will be awarded to each of the artists chosen. Additional cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded. Exhibition Dates: March 29th, 2019 to January, 2021. Visit us at: http://www.art.sfasu.edu/cole or apply at https://www.callforentry.org/. Questions? 936 468-1131.


TEXRail Station Art Program Call to North Texas Artist-Public Art Opportunity

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 1/7/19
Days remaining to deadline: 30
TEXRail is a new 27-mile commuter rail line that will extend from downtown Fort Worth, across northeast Tarrant County, through North Richland Hills and Grapevine, and into DFW International Airport’s Terminal B. This line, which will begin service in early 2019, is projected to serve more than 8,000 daily riders at nine stations by the end of the first year of operation. By 2035, nearly 14,000 riders are projected to ride the system.
TRINITY METRO recognizes that the integration of art into TEXRail Stations is an important component of the new rail line and an opportunity to reflect the communities it serves.  TRINITY METRO is seeking to commission eight (8) local artists to create original, site-specific, two-dimensional artworks for eight (8) TEXRail Stations.  Each selected artist will be assigned to a specific station for which to create their work. 


Town of Westlake Inaugural Public Art Competition

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 1/10/19
Days remaining to deadline: 33
Event Dates: 11/15/18 – 1/10/19
The Town of Westlake has determined that a Public Art Competition process will best facilitate the pursuit of exemplary Public Art that can truly influence the future form of our Town, thereby making Westlake a place that is distinguished by the merger of place and art.
The Town of Westlake announces its inaugural Public Art Competition, open to all artists who work in any form of outdoor art.
The proposed site of the inagural Public Art installation is located at the northwest corner of Davis Boulevard (FM 1938) and Dove Road, in Westlake, Texas. This location functions as a major crossroad for local and regional movement and is the cognitive center of Town.  As such, the art competition seeks to identify and  commission an exceptional work of art to be installed at this crossroads. The commission will reflect Westlake’s attention to quality and design, committment to the arts, and to the citizens of Westlake.


15th Annual Art on the Green Sculpture Garden Exhibit

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas (Wichita Falls)
Fee: $25.00 (15th Annual Art on the Green Sculpture Garden Exhibit Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 1/15/19
Days remaining to deadline: 38
Event Dates: 5/10/19 – 5/9/20
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

The year-long Art On The Green Sculpture Garden Exhibition at The Kemp Center for the Arts is in its 15th year. The juror will accept between 8 and 10 pieces for exhibition. Artwork is exhibited for 12 months.  In addition to installation stipends, there will be three cash prizes awarded by the juror/judge at the time of installation.

All forms of outdoor sculpture will be considered, provided it meets the requirements of the prospectus.  The exhibit space surrounds a public building; artwork will be placed throughout the site at the sole discretion of the contracted installer and Arts Council staff.

The juror for this event is John Van Alstine.  Mr. Van Alstine’s resume and work can be seen on his website here: johnvanalstine.com.


City of El Paso Art Windows 2019-2020

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 1/18/19
Days remaining to deadline: 41

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) in collaboration with El Paso International Airport (EPIA) seek to establish a pool of artists or artist teams from the Greater El Paso area for consideration in upcoming exhibits for Art Windows. The Art Windows program will introduce artists to our community and provide them with valuable exposure and gallery space for temporary exhibitions.

 


Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2019

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas (Nacodoches)
Fee: $35.00 (Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2019)
Entry Deadline: 1/20/19
Days remaining to deadline: 43
Event Dates: 4/13/19 – 6/8/19

Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 13 – June 8, 2019.                         

The Juror: Michelle White, Senior Curator, The Menil Collection

Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions


42nd International Watermedia Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (Entry fee for first piece 42nd International Watermedia Exhibition)
Entry Deadline: 1/11/19
Event Dates: 3/3/19 – 4/4/19

The 42nd Annual International Watermedia Exhibition (IWE) will highlight the artistic excellence of its global participants in a gallery exhibit held in Houston’s popular Museum District. In March 2019, selected entries will receive maximum exposure at our juried, month-long exhibit and have an opportunity to win generous awards from our sponsors. This year highly sought after Andy Evansen is the Juror and Instructor. Through media partners, strong public relations and advertising, the 42nd IWE is intended to help promote and provide optimal exposure for outstanding international artists who excel in water media.

Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is known for its extraordinary achievements in bringing water media artwork to the greater Houston area. The only watermedia nonprofit in Houston, WAS-H offers exceptional exhibitions, dedicated community outreach, and educational programs provided by world class instructors.


 

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