Thursday, February 22, 2007

Opportunities in Other Cities

Las Vegas
2 projects

Longmont, Colorado
The Art in Public Places Commission of the City of Longmont is pleased to
announce the Call to Artists for Phase I of the Mid Town Redevelopment

The Utah Public Art Program announces a new call for
qualifications and a letter of interest from artists and/or artist
teams interested in creating site-specific art for the new Digital
Learning Center at Utah Valley State College in Orem, Utah. It is the
intent of the committee to commission art for this new facility that
is part of the College focus on modern, contemporary culture and
The total budget is $313,000. The deadline is April 27, 2007. The full RFQ is available on our web site at this link.

The University of Central Arkansas

Budget: $500,000 inclusive
Deadline: March 17, 2007
Request for Qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in creating a new site-specific, outdoor public artwork for Alumni Circle Plaza. View the RFQ at Contact: Dr. Gayle Seymour 501-450-3295; e-mail:

City of Wilmington, DE: Justison Landing Redevelopment Project
Deadline: March 23, 2007
Budget: $200,000 – not-to-exceed $500,000
The City of Wilmington in conjunction with the Riverfront Development Corporation, Public Arts Committee, Delaware Department of Transportation, and Riverfront Design Team is seeking artists or artist teams to participate in a competitive design process for the creation of a public sculpture. This sculpture will serve as the focal point of a newly designed urban plaza, which is part of Justison Landing, a new 33-acre urban redevelopment on the Christina River. Interested artists or artist teams are invited to submit their qualifications, in required format, to the selection committee no later than March 23, 2007. Please address all questions regarding the RFQ in writing via email by March 9, 2007 to the Wilmington Riverfront Sculpture Committee Coordinator at

West Palm Beach, FL Gateway Park-Public Art Competition
Budget: $199,000
Deadline: March 28, 2007
The City of West Palm Beach is commissioning a site- specific work of public art for Gateway Park situated on the approach to downtown West Palm Beach. Artists or multi-disciplinary teams are invited to submit proposals which demonstrate their ability to create a site-specific Work that will become a signature brand for the City.

New Mexico Energy Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD), State Parks Division
Budget: Up to $50,000
Deadline: April 20, 2007
The EMNRD, State Parks Division wishes to commission an interior mediation pedestal and sculpture for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park Peace and Brotherhood Chapel located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park, north of Angel Fire, NM (27 miles east of Taos). The artwork will be the focal point of the interior of Chapel. The concept and impression to be embodied and conveyed by this artwork is based on honor, tranquility, healing, peace and brotherhood to all mankind. This was the first major Memorial established in the United States to honor Vietnam veterans and has drawn worldwide attention as a place of healing for those affected by the Vietnam conflict. See for complete RFP information Deliver or mail to: Sharon Schultz, State Parks Division (EMNRD), Marketing Section, 141 E. De Vargas Santa Fe, NM 87501 Telephone (505) 827-1472

Portland, ME Turnpike Authority Headquarters
Budget $100,000
Deadline: April 25, 2007
The Maine Turnpike Authority is calling artists to submit proposals to design, execute and install artwork at its new headquarters to be located at the intersection of Congress Street and the Airport Connector Road in Portland, Maine, I-95 EXIT # 46. Contact Donna McNeil, Assistant Director at the Maine Arts Commission with questions at, 207/287-2726

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