Calls for Public Art around Texas & Neighboring States

Name of Call: Public art: pair of anti-littering murals, San Marcos, TX
Eligibility: State: TX
Budget: $4,600
Deadline: 8/10/20

The City of San Marcos Mural Arts Committee seeks to commission a professional visual artist or artist team to design and paint a pair of murals with an anti-littering theme. The murals will be located on bridge barrier walls that face each other on opposite sides of the roadway. Currently the low walls are painted solid blue. Location is near 297 CM Allen Pkwy by the Children’s Park in San Marcos, Texas.


Name of Call: Coronado High School Public Art Project
Eligibility: State: TX
Budget: $10,000
Deadline: 10/2/20

Graduates from the Class of 2017 are seeking to commission an artist to create, implement & illustrate a design (utilizing mixed media) which will interpret the iconic legend of the Thunderbird on the Franklin Mountains. This public art project will serve as the focal point of the main entrance to the Coronado High School campus located at 100 Champions Place, El Paso, TX 79912.


Name of Call: Civic Art Projects within Houston Airports: Portable Works
Eligibility: State: TX
Budget: $980,000
Deadline: 8/3/20

The Civic Art Program of the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist teams to design, fabricate, and install major permanent works of public art in various locations within the Houston Airports. Commissioned works will be accessioned into the City of Houston’s Art Collection.

Request for “Portable Works” Acquisitions: up to 87 works for acquisition into Houston Civic Art Collection Budget: a total of $980,000.00 Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST Location: 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032 Eligibility: Artists from Texas and/or residing in the State of Texas View RFA and Apply: https://bit.ly/HAS-Portable-RFA

Artist Info Sessions will be held on the following dates: Session 1: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 5:30PM (Register: https://bit.ly/has-info) Session 2: Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 12:00PM (Register: https://bit.ly/has_info)

Contact: civicart@haatx.com with any questions Visit our website to find out more about Civic Art projects happening in Houston. (https://bit.ly/Civic_Art)


Name of Call: Civic Art Projects within Houston Airports Request for Qualifications
Eligibility: State: TX
Budget: $1,460,000
Deadline: 8/10/20

The Civic Art Program of the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist teams to design, fabricate, and install major permanent works of public art in various locations within the Houston Airports. Commissioned works will be accessioned into the City of Houston’s Art Collection.

Request for Qualifications: Ten (10) new projects have been identified within George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P Hobby Airport.

Budget: $1,460,000.00 available for various projects Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST Location: 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032 Eligibility: Artists from Texas and/or residing in Texas View RFQ and Apply: https://bit.ly/HAS-Projects-RFQ

There are two upcoming information sessions for these opportunities: Session 1: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 5:30PM (https://bit.ly/has-info) Session 2: Saturday July 18, 2020 at 11:00AM (https://bit.ly/has_info)

Contact: civicart@haatx.com with any questions Visit our website to find out more about Civic Art projects happening in Houston. (https://bit.ly/Civic_Art)


Kingsville Main Street Community Art: Sculpture on Main
Kingsville Main Street Advisory Board
PO Box 1458
Kingsville, TX 78364

Contact Email: cmartin@cityofkingsville.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 8/15/20

REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

The Kingsville Main Street Advisory Board seeks sculptures to be placed in the city of Kingsville, Texas as part of Kingsville Main Street Community Art. We will be selecting approximately seven sculptures with a $1,000 Honorarium for each selected work.          The work will be located in the historic downtown area along or near E. Kleberg Ave.

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7880


Alvarado Square Chambers Mural
Bernalillo County Public Art
111 Union Square St. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7674

Contact Email: kswanson@bernco.gov
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: New Mexico
Entry Deadline: 8/1/20

REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images – Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Total Media – Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10

View Site Details

The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits a call for artists for the Alvarado Square Chambers Mural, an indoor, site specific mural project for Bernalillo County @ Alvarado Square, the new home for Bernalillo County government offices. The Alvarado Square Chambers Mural will be located inside the building on the south-facing wall outside of the County Commission Chambers. The mural will be visible to the public both from inside the building and outside from Silver Avenue through glass windows.  Additionally, the design and imagery for the mural will be used in the creation of an acrylic/glass art element to be placed on top of the casework behind the building’s concierge desk and form a screen for the building’s glass elevators. The established budget for this project is $50,000. The winning artist or team will create the concept and design of the mural, engage in community outreach, and implement installation. The mural will be culturally relevant and represent Bernalillo County.


Prospectus #259 Devasthali Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: New Mexico
Entry Deadline: 8/3/20

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7780

New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee at New Mexico State University (NMSU) seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project in an exterior location near the new Art Building Devasthali Hall on the main campus of NMSU in Las Cruces, NM. Professional artists working in the United States and demonstrating a level of experience that is commensurate with the project scope and budget are invited to submit qualifications to this project opportunity. A total of $190,500 is available for the project inclusive of all costs, taxes and fees.


Prospectus #254 US Native and Indigenous Artists Purchase Initiative

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: New Mexico
Entry Deadline: 8/31/20

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6551

New Mexico Arts’ Art in Public Places program announces the 2019 US Native and Indigenous Artists Purchase Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to diversify the state’s public art collection by purchasing artwork from artists in all stages of their careers who identify as members of a Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native tribe or community. The project is open to Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native artists who reside in the United States as well as galleries in the U.S. who sell the work of Native Artists. Galleries may submit qualifications on behalf of any artist represented by the gallery, regardless of the artist’s residency, so long as the artist identifies as a member of a Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native tribe or community.


LSMSA (Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts)

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 9/5/20

The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and implement interior and exterior, site-specific sculptures or installations of original design for the Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts located in Natchitoches, LA. Full proposals are not required at this time; please only submit required materials. This commission is open nationally to professional artists 18 and over.
VIEW FULL CALL HERE

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7521


Little Rock Airport Wall Artwork

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Arkansas
Entry Deadline: 8/23/20

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7921

Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist for an opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for the design and possibly fabrication and installation of a wall-mounted work or installation project located on a curved wall in the concourse exit. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas.

Selected artist will design a custom site-specific artwork for a design fee of $10,000. Based on the selected artist’s concept proposal, and in consultation with the artist, LIT may contract for the fabrication and installation using a separate budget with an outside contractor or may contract with the selected artist for fabrication and installation. 

To be eligible, artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state.

Up to three (3) finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this opportunity. Submissions are due August 23, 20…


Little Rock Airport Terrazzo Floor Artwork

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Arkansas
Entry Deadline: 8/23/20

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7922

Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist or artist team, for an artwork opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for a site-specific terrazzo floor artwork located in the concourse exit area. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas.

Selected artist will create a custom design for the floor and LIT will contract for fabrication and installation. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $10,000. A separate budget will be set for fabrication and installation and will be paid by the Airport. 

To be eligible, artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state. Up to three (3) finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this opportunity. The submission process is described below. Submissions are due August 23, 2020.



Name of Call: Little Rock Airport Terrazzo Floor Artwork, Arkansas
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $10,000
Deadline: 8/23/20

CALL FOR ARTISTS CLINTON NATIONAL AIRPORT TERRAZZO FLOOR ARTWORK PROJECT

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist or artist team for an artwork opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for a site-specific terrazzo floor artwork located in the concourse exit area. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas.

Selected artist will create a custom design for the floor and LIT will contract for fabrication and installation. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $10,000. A separate budget will be set for fabrication and installation and will be paid by the Airport.

To be eligible, artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state.

There is an additional artwork opportunity at LIT for a wall-mounted artwork. To be considered for both projects, artists will have to apply for both opportunities separately.

Up to three (3) finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this opportunity. Submissions are due August 23, 2020.


Name of Call: Little Rock Airport Wall Artwork, Arkansas
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $100,000
Deadline: 8/23/20

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT) is interested in commissioning an artist or artist team for an artwork opportunity in the recently renovated airport. The opportunity is for the design and possibly fabrication and installation of a site-specific wall-mounted work or installation project located on a curved wall in the concourse exit. The project should celebrate the natural beauty of the region and welcome people to Little Rock and Arkansas.

Selected artist, or artist team, will design a custom site-specific artwork that will be fabricated from durable, low maintenance materials. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $10,000. An additional budget (estimated at $90,000) will be set for fabrication and installation and will be paid by the Airport. Based on the selected artist’s concept proposal, and in consultation with the artist, LIT may contract for the fabrication and installation with an outside contractor or may contract with the selected artist for fabrication and installation.

To be eligible, artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state.

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