Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Don't Forget to Apply!

First Tennessee ArtForum
Deadline: this Friday, August 31
See more here.

I'm very proud of everyone who has gotten their entries in already - before the deadline!

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Public Art Opportunity in PA

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Public Property, Public Art Division, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Water Department, announces a competition for the commissioning of site specific artwork for the Manayunk CSO Basin at the Venice Island Recreation Center located between the Manayunk Canal and the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A total budget of up to $275,000 has been allocated for this Percent for Art project. The competition is open to artists or collaborative teams who reside in the U.S. Prior experience in public art is not required. The deadline for entries is Friday, September 28, 2007 at 4:00 p.m.

For a prospectus please visit:

Margot Berg, Director, Public Art Division, 215-686-4596,
Theresa Rose, Program Assistant, 215-686-4593,

Thursday, August 16, 2007

New UAC Project - MATA South Terminal

The UrbanArt Commission (UAC) is working with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) on the new South Intermodal Terminal. May be an exterior enhancement visible to vehicular traffic on Airways and Brooks, or a more integrated interior piece. The budget is $50,000, and includes the artist’s design fee, fabrication, installation, and all costs associated with the creation of the artwork, including travel if a non-local artist is selected. This project is open to artists who live in the United States. Deadline: 9/26/07

Application guidelines and images of the site are available at
Contact: Elizabeth Alley, Director of Public Art, 901.525.0802

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Public Art Opportunity in RI


The goal of the public art project at T. F. Green Airport is to commission site-specific artwork that enhances the physical environment and provides an amenity for diverse groups of citizens passing through the facility. For new visitors to Rhode Island, it will provide an engaging introduction to the state and perhaps a diversion from what can be a stressful travel process. A total of up to $487,500 has been designated for the acquisition of interior public art for the project. Inclusive in this budget are ALL COSTS for fabrication, installation and transportation of artwork, as well as artist's fees and site preparation. Entry fee.


Cristina De Chiera

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Town Village Audubon Park Requests Art Teacher

The activity director for a local retirement home is looking
for an artist/art teacher to teach a 5 week workshop for the
residents. The workshop can be anything from painting to
fabric arts. They offer workshops throughout the year so this
could be an ongoing opportunity for a local artist who wants
to get some teaching experience. Any interested parties can
contact the number listed below.

Shawna Welch

Resident Programs Director

Town Village Audubon Park

950 Cherry Road

Memphis, TN 38117

(901) 537-0002

Public Art Opportunities in CA & MO


Budget, $80,000, all-inclusive. As part of the City of Sunnyvale Art in Private Development Ordinance, we are seeking an artist to create an exterior site-specific, original public artwork for the public plaza at the Bordeaux Center. Works in a variety of durable media and forms will be considered including free standing sculpture, installations, and functional elements such as seating. The Bordeaux Center is currently being constructed as a spec building. Eligibility: All artists with experience in public art living in the USA. Info:

Bordeaux Center Office Park
Sunnyvale California



Emerson, a St Louis based corporation, is issuing a call for entry to artists or artist collaborations that are interested in submitting qualifications and a concept proposal to create unique artwork for one or more locations in the new auditorium lobby at Emerson Corporate Headquarters. Entry fee.


William Shearburn Gallery
4735 McPherson Av
St Louis MO 63108


Wednesday, August 1, 2007

4th Annual First Tennessee ArtForum

The call-to-artists is available for the 4th Annual First Tennessee ArtForum. First Tennessee Bank, the sponsor of the club level at FedExForum, is once again offering artists an opportunity to exhibit artwork in the arena.

A committee will select 3 to 4 artists to exhibit approximately 4 to 8 artworks each, depending on the space available. Each artist that is selected will receive a $2500 honorarium and will have his or her artwork installed in the First Tennessee Club Level at FedExForum for one year.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit our website.