Tag: public art

New mural in Plano designed by Will Heron makes Its mark

If you’ve driven down 15th Street these past 2 weeks, you’ve probably noticed the latest addition to the arts district: a colorful mural on the wall of Georgia’s Farmers’ Market.

The mural, a product of the Downtown Mural Project http://www.planomural.com/, uses visual art to celebrate Plano’s rich history by incorporating historical elements inspired by Plano’s past. …

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WestBend Debuts Public Art Program with Snap & Seek July 20

Collection of 26 pieces is one of the largest concentrations of public art in Fort Worth

  

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 11, 2017) – Selfies and shares abound with the latest wave of public art at WestBend, Trademark Property Co.’s University District mixed-use development. Twelve new works splashed across the …

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Rockwall’s Kaufman Street Mural call for artists

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROGRAM – CITY OF ROCKWALL
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS & PROPOSAL
PROJECT: 109 E. Kaufman Street Mural – DT Rockwall, TX
ELIGIBILITY: Open to artist residing in Texas
OPPORTUNITY: The Rockwall Art Commission is seeking qualifications and proposals from artists skilled,
experienced and interested in creating …

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CAC Hosts Live Mural Painting Project to be Held 7.7 at Victory Plaza to Honor Fallen Officers – volunteers needed

EVENT: 7.7 Live Mural Painting Project WHEN: Friday, July 7, 2017 from 4:30am to 4:30pm WHERE: Victory Plaza outside of WFAA-TV, Channel 8 Studios, 3030 Olive Street, Dallas, 75201 WHAT: In collaboration with WFAA-TV Channel 8 (ABC), Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) will be organizing a community-focused live mural painting project as a …

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Call for Sculptures – Arlington Entertainment District Sculpture Trail – Phase 4

DUE DATE: JULY 20,2017

The City of Arlington is seeking 2-3 sculptures for purchase to be placed within the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail located between AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park.  A total 18 sculptures have already be placed to date.

Please consider submitting a proposal.  RFP for Phase 4 of the Entertainment District Sculpture …

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More Calls for Artists around Texas

 

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2017 Western Trappings on The Llano
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Fee: $25.00 (Western Trapping on the Llano 2017)
Entry Deadline: 7/1/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10
Event Dates: 10/13/17 – 10/28/17

A 16 day, Juried, …

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West Dallas Veterans Tribute

Name of Call: West Dallas Veterans Tribute – DALLAS, TX

Budget: $75,000
Deadline: 6/26/17

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install a public artwork in the median at the intersection of …

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More Calls for Art Around Texas

The Grove at Frisco Commons
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Frisco
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 6/22/17

The City of Frisco, Texas Public Art Program is issuing this Request for Qualifications for a public art opportunity …

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More calls for artists around Texas

Harvest Moon – Festival of the Arts 2017 – Granbury, Texas
DEADLINE: 8/21/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/21/2017 – 10/22/2017
A Friendly, Beautiful, Charming, Small Town That Supports The Arts In A Big Way……
Working closely with the Granbury Arts Alliance, the Historic Granbury Merchant’s Association has given …

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Twin Falls Park Project honoring artist Arthello Beck – call for artists

Name of Call: Twin Falls Park Project Honoring Artist Arthello Beck – DALLAS, TX

Budget: $0
Deadline: 6/1/17

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists for consideration to design, fabricate and install a free-standing, outdoor public artwork that will …

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More calls for art around Texas

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May Fair Arts Festival 2017 – Norman, Oklahoma
DEADLINE: 4/21/2017

Fee (application fee- non-refundable): $25.00
Event Dates: 5/6/2017 – 5/7/2017
SATURDAY, May 6, 9am …

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“ground·swell” Mural Dedication @ Cedars Backyard

CREATIVE ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES MURAL WINNER FOR THE CEDARS BACKYARD
Dedication will be April 6 for Mural on Dallas‘ First Container Bar 


DALLAS – March 21, 2017 – Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) announced artist Dallas artist Rebekah Shamsa the winner of “ground·swell”, the mural opportunity for The Cedars Social …

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Call for SCULPTURE – ART ON HENDERSON 2017 – last call

Dear Artists,

It is hard to believe that Art on Henderson has been going on now for SEVEN years.

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to submit your work for AOH17. DEADLINE: March 31
Art on Henderson (A.O.H.) is an annual event selecting 8 artists to exhibit their work for a …

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Sculpture by Nathan Mabry launches Public Art Program at Victory Park

VICTORY PARK LAUNCHES PUBLIC ART PROGRAM

Sculpture by Nathan Mabry is the first of several public art pieces to be unveiled over the coming months

DALLAS (March 27, 2017) – Victory Park is putting the “V” in Victory with the unveiling of the first work in its new public art program: an eight-foot hand …

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Calls for art around Texas

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Name of Call: Luminaria 2017, Contemporary Arts Festival, San Antonio, TX

Budget: $100,000
Deadline: 5/10/17

San Antonio’s multi-arts festival is scheduling programming from November …

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Old Town Keller West Rotating Sculpture Program – New Deadline!

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking entries for the inaugural phase of the City of Keller’s Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program. A $1,000 honorarium shall be awarded for each of five pieces for the installation, exhibition and removal of their work for a two-year period. One Best in Show winner shall be …

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FORT WORTH PUBLIC ART: Public Presentation: Master Plan Update April 27

Public Presentation: Master Plan Update

Public Art experts Barbara Goldstein and Jessica Cusick will present the results of their research on public art in Fort Worth and the proposed vision for the next 15 years on April 27, 2017. Join us to learn about their process and provide feedback. More information about the Master …

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Keller Old Town West – Rotating Sculpture Program

Keller Public Arts

Old Town Keller West – Rotating Sculpture Program – Call for Art

Deadline March 24, 2017

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking entries for the inaugural phase of the City of Keller’s Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program. The program will feature outdoor sculptures in the newly updated Old Town …

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South Lamar Gateway RFQ deadline March 1

Name of Call: South Lamar Gateway Public Art, Dallas, Texas

Budget: $63,000
Deadline: 3/1/17

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications to design, fabricate and install one permanent sculpture to be installed near the intersection of Pine Street and Lamar Street …

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Downtown Plano Arts District call for Mural Art – deadline extended to Feb. 17

DOWNTOWN PLANO ARTS DISTRICT SEARCHING FOR MURAL ARTISTS

The Plano Art Association and Historic Downtown Plano Association are looking for artists to paint three large murals in the Arts District. Call: DMP Call for Artists Press Release FINAL

 

PLANO, TX – Jan. 26, 2017 – The Downtown Mural Project began earlier this month with …

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Old Town Keller West – Rotating Sculpture Program – Call for Art

Keller Public Arts
Old Town Keller West – Rotating Sculpture Program – Call for Art

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking entries for the inaugural phase of the City of Keller’s Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program. The program will feature outdoor sculptures in the newly updated Old Town Keller West area, …

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Calls for artists around Texas & neighboring states

Calls for artists — competitions, art festivals, exhibit space, public art, etc.

 

 

Midtown Art in the Park 2017 – Houston, Texas
DEADLINE: 2/15/2017

Fee (Non-Refundable Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 4/1/2017 – 4/1/2017

Midtown Art in the Park is held every April on the grounds of historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park in …

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Art in the Atrium 14 Call for Artists

The City of Frisco seeks current, 2-Dimensional works of art by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 14th installment of Art in the Atrium. The exhibition showcases regional artistic endeavors and encourages public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and …

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BASTROP 2017 2-Dimensional Art Project call for artists

The 2017 Bastrop 2-Dimensionbal Art Project (“2-D Art”) is an annual program of the Bastrop Art in Public Places Board and the City of Bastrop. The 2017 2-D Art is a new addition adopted to adorn the City of Bastrop’s public buildings with original art.

The 2-D Art call is open in regards to …

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More Deadlines Around Texas – Calls for Artists

Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Nacogdoches, Texas
Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 4/8/2017 – 6/10/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17
Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.
The Juror: Benito Huerta
Awards: …

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Help Create Denton’s Next Iconic Mural!

Nonprofit organization Keep Denton Beautiful, Inc. (KDB) invites proposals for two new public mural art projects in Denton. Please carefully review the guidelines before completing the online submission form. Submissions that do not adhere to the stated guidelines will not be considered. All project specifications and selection information can be viewed on the KDB …

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Public Art Calls in Texas Cities

PublicArtist.org publishes calls for artists — the service is free to join for artists.

PublicArtist.org facilitates the public art application process for both artists andarts administrators. We provide easy-to-understand online tools for creating, submitting, and reviewing applications.

 

 

Name of Call: City of Austin Artist-in-Residence

Budget: $13,750
Deadline: 2/16/17

 

Name of Call: 801 …

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The Creative Arts Center Announces Mural Opportunity At The Cedars Backyard

THE CREATIVE ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES MURAL OPPORTUNITY AT THE CEDARS BACKYARD Themed “ground·swell” Mural Competition Will Serve as Membership Drive for the Creative Arts Center DALLAS – December 19, 2016 – Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) invites artists to submit proposals for “ground·swell”, a public art partnership with The Cedars Social and its …

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City of Frisco Public Art Calls

The City of Frisco, Texas has released calls for artists for fun and interactive site-specific artwork for 3 new parks.

http://www.ci.frisco.tx.us/1352/Calls-to-Artists

City of Frisco Public Art Program

RFQ #1711-019 Call to Artists Plum Creek Park

Deadline: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 4:00 p.m. CST (Application received) Apply online at www.callforentry.org  PDF:  1711-019-final-call-to-artists-plum-creek

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More Art Calls around Texas & Neighboring States

Conroe Art League 2nd Invitational Show (2017)

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Fee: $25.00

Event Dates: 2/1/2017 – 2/24/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/2/17

You are invited to enter the second Conroe Art League Invitational. It will be juried by acclaimed artist, Cynthia K. Reid. This national call …

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The Brickyard’s Water Tower Brings Artful Touch to DFW

Dallas-based Billingsley Company is bringing an iconic structure by way of urban art to its new multifamily community, The Brickyard, with the unveiling of its new stain glass water tower. The water tower was designed by Joseph Shortell of Shortell Design, a Dallas-based designer who works in stone, glass, iron and other primary materials, …

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Calls for Artists around Texas

Note: this list is compiled from several sources. Most of these opportunities are outside the DFW area.

Houston Contemporary Art Show

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk …

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Public Art call – Oklahoma City Courts Exterior

Name of Call: MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTERIOR PUBLIC ART City of Oklahoma City and its Trusts, OK

Budget: $114,000
Deadline: 10/25/16New public artwork is sought for the exterior of the new Municipal Courts building in downtown Oklahoma City. The artwork should address the judicial system with a theme of justice, order, and the well-being …

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CALL for ARTISTS: 2017 Cape Girardeau Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

The City of Cape Girardeau Public Art Committee is now accepting submissions from qualified sculptors to participate in the 2017 – 2018 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Now in it’s fourth year, the location of the exhibition will be along the Broadway Corridor, a nine-block span in downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Downtown is where we find …

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Misty Oliver Foster talk on Public Art at VAGF Sept. 13

McKinney Mural; what I learned about public art
Misty Oliver Foster- speaker

Join VAGF members at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033) for the monthly meeting.  September 13, Tuesday 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Misty Oliver-Foster, owner of the working studio Fresh Paint, teacher, lecturer and artist will take us through the process of …

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