Friday, February 29, 2008

10th Anniversary - Delbert Sisk Performance

Delbert Sisk’s performance piece will take place at noon everyday through the month of March. He will position himself in front of historical statues at Tom Lee Park, Confederate Park, Forrest Park and Overton Park while “interacting” with them, bringing a sense of humor and life to the unresponsive statues. Starting tomorrow, March 1, Delbert will be at Tom Lee Park at noon every day through March 8.
  • Mar 1-8 noon Tom Lee Park
  • Mar 9-16 noon Confederate Park
  • Mar 17-24 noon Forrest Park
  • Mar 25-31 noon Overton Park

Also happening now (or very soon):
  • Phillip Andrew Lewis installing at Ashburn-Coppock Park today and tomorrow - go listen to the river on your radio, or visit starting tomorrow March 1.
  • Tad Lauritzen Wright installing Blue Parkways starting March 2.
  • Greely Myatt installing billboard artwork at Madison and Belvedere starting March 3.
  • UAC staff installing exhibit 10 Years of Public Art in Public Libraries on March 3.
For more information visit the 10th Anniversary page on our website.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Call to Artists for Nashville Airport - Flying Solo Exhibition Series

Call to Artists – Flying Solo Exhibition Series
Nashville International Airport
Nashville, TN

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2008, 4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority and Arts at the Airport announce a Call for Proposals for the Flying Solo Exhibition Series at Nashville International Airport. The exhibition opportunities are open to Tennessee artists or artists who have a strong connection to Tennessee.

The complete Call to Artists is available on the Nashville International Airport website The Direct link to the CFP is

Artists must comply with the submittal requirements described in the Call for Proposals to be considered.

Arts at the Airport

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Call to Artists for Salt Lake County, Utah

Salt Lake County, Utah
Public Art Request for Proposals

Salt Lake County is soliciting proposals from qualified artists, living in the United States, to participate in an open competition for works of art for the new Northwest Recreation and Senior Center located at 1300 West 300 North in Salt Lake City, Utah. Up to $152,000.00 has been designated for the art obtained through this process.

The County plans to contract with one or more artists, to create unique artwork that will be installed at the new Northwest Recreation and Senior Center.

The artwork selected for this project should address one or more of the following goals:
1. The artist/artists must be willing and able to work with community members, giving them a sense of ownership in the project. This can be done through community meetings, creative input, hands on participation, or other means determined by the artist/artists.
2. To appeal to the residents of the Northwest Salt Lake City Community.
3. To celebrate the richly diverse community.
4. To create a welcoming environment.
5. To be aesthetically compatible with the buildings architecture.
6. To define a community gathering place.
7. To be a quality work of art.
8. To be safe and deter climbing.
9. The work must be able to hold up and be easily maintained in a public setting.

The Request for Proposal is available on-line by emailing beginning Monday February 11th, 2008. Proposal submission deadline is Friday March 14th.

Public Art in Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas Arts Commission has a cool new website. Check it out at

Call to Artists for New Haven, CT

On behalf of the City of New Haven, Office of Cultural Affairs

Call to Artists:

The City of New Haven requests submissions of qualifications and basic
conceptual idea(s) from professional artists for the design of a
temporary outdoor artwork for its central business district. The goal is
to create a unique, New Haven–specific visual and/or performance work
that is publicly inclusive, interactive, and sensory.

For more information on the "Nine Squares Installation" Call vist: