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2020 Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program

In 2017, the Keller Public Arts Board implemented a rotating public art program for outdoor sculptures in the newly updated Old Town Keller area. A $1,500 honorarium is available for each piece selected by the Board for the fourth year of the program. The City of Keller invested over $4 million in improvements for the …

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16th Annual Sculpture Garden call for entries (Wichita Falls)

16th Annual Sculpture Garden – Arts Council Wichita Fall


Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 1/22/20
Event Dates: 5/9/20 – 5/7/2

The Arts Council Wichita Falls’ year-long Sculpture Garden Exhibition at the Kemp Center for the Arts is in its 16th year. The juror will accept between 8 and 10 pieces for exhibition. Artwork is exhibited …

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Apply for the City of Denton’s pre-qualified public artist list

7265 Pre-Qualified Artist List


Fee: $45.00 (7265 Pre-Qualified Artist List)
Entry Deadline: 1/26/20
Number of Applications Allowed:

The City of Denton, Texas and its Public Art Committee seek exceptional, established public artists working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches for its 2020-2022 Pre-Qualified National Artist List. Selected artists or artist teams …

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CaFE Calls for Artists around Texas

CallforEntry.org is a great source for artist competitions, art festivals, public art calls, and art residencies. Search by call name, organization, or city and filter by call type, deadline, entry fee, state etc.

Madeley National


Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (Madeley National)
Entry Deadline: 12/20/19
Days remaining to deadline: 7
Time to take a breath! We …

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Public Art Dedication at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center Dec. 6

Untitled (Plinths), a series of three cast-concrete sculptures by local artist Kris Pierce, is the latest commissioned artwork to be added to the City of Fort Worth’s Public Art Collection. Permanently sited at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, the artwork is inspired by the building’s architecture, which was designed by Herbert Bayer, an artist and seminal member of the …

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Walmart Community Mural Program call for artists

We are excited to let you know that Walmart has created a Community Mural Program! 

This program is designed to give stores across the country a unique identity that celebrates their community while at the same time promoting local education and the arts. The program is open to local artists of all ages, skill level, …

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Public Art – Special Request for Proposals

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) and the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House (Anthony Museum) jointly present this special request for proposals as part of major women’s rights anniversaries being celebrated next year. 2020 marks the 200th birthday of human rights activist Susan B. Anthony and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. We …

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The Catholic Foundation Art Competition: Winner Kimberley Peterson

The winning artwork from The Catholic Foundation’s 2019 ‘A Year on the Plaza’ art competition was revealed during a public dedication October 16th in the heart of the Dallas Arts District.

This was the 14th annual competition held by The Catholic Foundation and its purpose is to celebrate local art in the Dallas area. …

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VAGF Meeting: Public Art Process on Oct. 21

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco Monthly Meeting
Monday, October 21, 7-9 PM

3rd MONDAY of each month

New meeting location
The Gallery 8680, Main St e1, Frisco, TX 75034

Public Art Process

Join us at our monthly meeting to hear the presentation “Public Art Process” by Stephen Ross, the City of Frisco’s …

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Call For Mural Artist – Celina

The City of Celina seeks an experienced mural artist or team of artists with a strong point of view and the ability to create complex, engaging designs. Artists are welcome to use (but not limited to) Celina’s history, events, and physical environment as inspiration; however, the final designs must go beyond the simple visual …

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Mayor’s Star Council is looking for artists that want to help beautify their communities in Dallas. If you are passionate about the Arts, Education, and Dallas history please apply to the Bus Stop Project 2019 Fall Call for Artists RFP.


Deadline: September 27, 2019

The Mayor’s Star Council (MSC) is issuing a Call to …

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Preservation is the Art of the City


Presentations & Awards: Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 5 PM

Party with the Artists: Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Cantey …

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Carousel: Public Art installed on East Rosedale Street

FORT WORTH PUBLIC ART New Public Art installed on East Rosedale Street

Fort Worth Public Art welcomes Carousel, a newly completed public art project installed in the roundabout at East Rosedale Street and Mitchell Boulevard in Council District 8.

A beautiful new addition to the Fort Worth Public Art Collection, the artwork …

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Public Art Calls around Texas through publicartist.org

Name of Call: First Basin Credit Union Headquarters – Odessa, TX
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $120,000
Deadline: 8/1/19

First Basin Credit Union (FBCU), in partnership with Odessa Arts, invites professional artists or artist teams, to submit qualifications to design and fabricate a significant piece to enhance the outdoor plaza of the community room …

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Frisco Public Art calls for artists

Traffic Signal Controller Box Wrap Project (deadline 7/12/19)

The City of Frisco is seeking an artist to create six (6) artworks for traffic signal controller boxes along Main Street in Frisco.  The chosen artist will be asked to deliver 6 digital files to a vendor that will print and install the artworks as vinyl wraps.  …

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Public Art calls in Texas

Create a free account and apply through publicartist.org

Name of Call: City of Sugar Land – Brooks Street Bridge Public Art Enhancement
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $45,000
Deadline: 5/23/19

Call Summary: The City of Sugar Land’s Public Art Program is pleased to partner with the Economic Development Department and the Public Works Department …

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Art in the Atrium 19

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to is to promote cultural, aesthetic, and economic vitality in Frisco, Texas by integrating the work of artists into public places, civic infrastructure and development of the community.

In keeping with that mission, City staff and the Frisco Public Art Board initiated the ongoing …

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Art on Henderson 2019 deadline March 31

Art On Henderson 2019 is a collaborative effort between business and the arts and specifically focuses on the Arts in Dallas. Eligible applicants are limited to Texas artists. For more information see http://artonhenderson.com/application.html

All applicants must be able to produce and install work that is appropriate for public display. Selected work will be on display …

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Flower Mound Heritage Park Nature Trail: reception for BRONZE ANIMALS on March 30

“I think I have been making art and teaching my whole life. Being a Ceramics Professor at Tarrant County College on the Northeast Campus allows me to use some of my wild ideas and promote art in the community. Clay and bronze are the media of choice although the inspirations divine what materials I choose. …

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Bastrop’s 2-D Art Project deadline March 15


We are now accepting submissions to our annual 2D Artwork Project. You are invited to submit your 2-D art to be displayed for the year-long public exhibit. The 2-D Art Project includes painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and multimedia (media including but not limited to; textile, wood, collage, …

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Fort Worth Community Arts Center: February in the Galleries & more

February Upcoming Events Get excited! Listed below are all of the events happening this February with the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, and Fort Worth Public Art!
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Closing Artist Receptions February 15, 2019 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the galleries
Cultura Del Vaquero  1/4/19- 2/20/19 …

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CREATIVE ARTS CENTER hosts Mural Competition for Dallas Police Substation

Selected Artist Receives a $1,000 CAC Certificate and a $500 Materials Stipend

DALLAS – January 30, 2019 – Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) invites artists to submit proposals for an 8′ by 12′ site-specific indoor mural for the Northeast Dallas Police Department substation. A public art partnership between the Dallas Police Department and the Creative …

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Grand Prairie in Bloom – deadline Feb. 22

Traffic Signal Box Public Art Project

The City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program invites artists to compete for a public art commission to create art on Traffic Signal Boxes (TSBs) located throughout the city. The project will brighten city streetscapes, enhance community pride and create new, paid opportunities for Texas-based artists. https://www.gptx.org/about-us/public-art/traffic-signal-box-art-project

This project …

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2019 Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking entries for the City’s 2019 Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program.

The program will feature outdoor sculptures in the Old Town Keller area, home to an eclectic blend of restaurants and businesses that, in combination with recent public improvements, attract a variety of visitors and provides great exposure …

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Art in the Atrium 18 deadline to apply Feb. 22

FREE to enter!

The City of Frisco seeks original, 2-Dimensional artworks by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 18th installment of Art in the Atrium. Art in the Atrium 18 will showcase artistic excellence in the region, encourage public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art, and promote the City’s cultural initiatives.

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Meet the Artists: Jan. 16 – Lewisville Art Benches

The City of Lewisville invites residents to meet the artists of its latest public art pieces on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11 a.m., and 7 p.m., in the Art Gallery of Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street.

As part of the Main and Mill Corridor streetscape project, the City has hired May …

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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


Project: …

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Dec. 7 Art Receptions at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center


1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM. The Arts Center will be closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24th & 25th for the Christmas Holiday and Monday and Tuesday, December 31st & January 1st for New Year’s.

Artist Receptions December …

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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 …

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Denton’s MLK Rec Center public art – request for artist qualifications

MLK Jr. Rec Center Public Art


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 …

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Bus Stop Project – Call for Artists – deadline extended to Oct. 20


The Mayor’s Star Council (MSC) is issuing a Call to artists/artist teams interested in creating unique durable artwork to serve as bus stop installations at specific locations in Southern Dallas. Each Bus Stop Project installation is sponsored by private donors and maintained by DART as …

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Art On The Plaza Unveiling 2018 on Oct. 17



Painted by Emily Holman Morris, “Windows to the City” is a homage to the architecture of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the iconic scenes of Dallas

WHAT: The …

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Art in the Atrium opens Sept 24 with Reception Oct. 8

Sept. 24, 2018 – March 8, 2019

Twice a year, the City of Frisco’s Public Art Program hosts the Art in the Atrium exhibition. The exhibitions feature 2-Dimensional artwork created by North Texas artists. Artwork is on view throughout the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center for approximately five months. Address: 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX …

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Art on the River: Sculptures Premiere in Jefferson

Art on the River: Celebrate the Premiere!

Two Events – September 18 and September 29 – Celebrating the Premiere of

Three Separate, Intricate Outdoor Sculptures in Jefferson, Texas

BACKGROUND:        Richard Collins, the President and Founder of the Collins Academy, working with the City of Jefferson created an Artists-in-Residence program. The purpose is to build …

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New public art at the Bath House Cultural Center – Seeking community input Sept. 8 & 12

Community Meeting – Public Art

The Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program

Sept. 8 2pm or

Sept. 12 4pm

Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawler, Dallas



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