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Public art Northwest

This website is an online version of a book of the same name, published to showcase public art in the North West of England and to 'encourage commissioning bodies, architects and artists to look more closely at public art in the region and learn from some of the most successful projects'. The site boasts an introduction by Ian Banks, Public Art & Architecture Officer at Arts Council England, and a section entitled 'visit regions'. Here, lists of completed public art projects for each county of the Northwest are available, with images, maps and information about artists and funders. Under 'future projects' are showcased a number of works currently under construction and a section on funding provides some basic information about how to acquire funding for projects.

Public Art Opportunity

At the beginning of a new house building project in Sheffield bringing transformational change to an area previously suffering from decline Haslam Homes in partnership with the Creative Places programme are seeking to commission an artist to make permanent and temporary works that: explore the potential of a remarkable site enable the community to participate in the process of regeneration strengthen existing communities and help build new ones create a sense of place and ownership record and document the process of change Timescale: April 2008 to December 2009

Public Art Opportunity - Lynnwood, WA

Public Art Opportunity - Lynnwood, WA City of Lynnwood Arts Commission

Public Art Program + Juried Artist Roster

Bainbridge Island Public Art Program invites local and regional NW artists, designers, curators, and crafts persons to apply for its Juried Artists Roster. The roster will be used for selecting artists for site-specific commissions, building parts, portable works, curatorial projects, and design team members and as a resource for local builders, architects, and interior designers. Deadline: On-going. For more information log on to http://www.artshum.org or http://www.pub-art@artshum.org. Contact Information: Bainbridge Island Public Art Program Contact Email: contact@artshum.org Contact Phone: 206-842-7901 Response Deadline: 12/1/2008

Public Art Project: Botsford Street Fire Station - City of Moncton, New Brunswick
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Call l imited to emerging and professional visual artist and designers or teams who reside in the Province of New Brunswick. The City of Moncton is seeking proposals from emerging or professional artists for the creation and installation of a public art project at Moncton’s new Botsford Street Fire Station, located at 299 Botsford Street, at the corner of Botsford and King streets. Proposals shall include, but not be limited to: a written document including a letter of intent stating the artist’s interest in the project; a detailed description and sketch of the proposed concept including artistic and creative approach, materials, dimensions, scale, installation requirements; a plan for the maintenance of the work including potential long-term costs; references, resume and portfolio of the artist; and a budget for the project. An official copy of Request for Proposal #RFP08-006 – Public Art Competition (Botsford Street Fire Station), which includes all design requirements, proposal submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and general terms and conditions, may only be obtained through the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department, or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network (www.gnb.ca/0099/tenders). All inquiries regarding this Request for Proposal may be directed to: Tanya Carter, Purchasing Manager City of Moncton E-mail: tanya.carter@moncton.ca Telephone: 506-853-3535 Fax: 506-859-2675 Only proponents who have received the RFP directly from the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network are eligible to submit a proposal. The deadline for submission of proposals is Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. - Atlantic Time. Proposals received after the closing date will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the Proponents.

Public Art Projects - Multiple LRT Station Canopies

The City of Calgary Public Art Program, in conjunction with Transportation Infrastructure and Calgary Transit, is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists with a demonstrated ability to design artwork for transit and transportation infrastructure. Seven Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations are being constructed in Calgary. Each of these seven stations will contain a public art component integrated into the station’s glass canopies or located in the space surrounding the canopies. Artists working in a variety of media are welcome to submit their qualifications for this competition. This competition is open to local, national and international artists. The public art project goals include: The creation of projects that stress both the individuality of each CTrain station as well as the visual and functional continuity of the entire corridor Addition of colour, light and texture to the visual experience of the corridor. Complementing, and not competing with, the distinctive and graceful appearance of the canopies. Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams. Working within set budgets and construction schedules. The budget for each station canopy is $89,000 CDN Submissions must be received by Friday, April 4, 2008 at 16:30 hours MST. Late, misdirected and/or incomplete submissions may not be considered. Download Project Details: Please download Expression of Interest #08-015 from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) at http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/. Select “I am a Vendor” on APC home page. Register if a first-time user. THIS EOI WILL HAVE AT LEAST ONE ADDENDUM - PLEASE CHECK THE APC BID PACKAGE ONLINE FOR ADDENDA. You must acknowledge each addendum in writing for your submission to be considered. If the addenda are added after you download the EOI, a notice is sent from the APC to your vendor email. Submission-related Inquiries For general inquiries, contact: Edwin Whang, Buyer p: 403-268- 4090 e: edwin.whang@calgary.ca For technical information, contact: Gordon J. Forbes P. Eng. P: 403-268-1295 E: gordon.forbes@calgary.ca For the Public Art Project Coordinator, contact Lisa Hickey-Besserer p: 403-268-5283 E: Lisa.Hickey-Besserer@calgary.ca

Public Art South West DCMS

Very good introduction to major main charitable foundations and trusts funding the arts. Good quotes.

Public Artist Roster

Public Artist Roster Washington State Arts Commission

Public Artist Roster

The Public Artist Roster is a juried list of artists who work with Art in Public Places. Every two years, new artists are added to the roster through a competitive process.

Public Information Fellow Opportinuty at CCT

The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism is pleased to offer a part-time public information fellowship open to recent college graduates with a demonstrated interest in the arts. The fellow will be awarded a $30,000.00 annual stipend with a required commitment of 30 hours a week for 50 weeks. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe products are a must.

Public Safety Memorial – Richmond, VA - February 1, 2009

The Public Safety Memorial Commission was charged by Governor Timothy Kaine, to establish an appropriate memorial for the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the courage and sacrifice of Virginia's Public Safety personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This memorial will serve as an enduring acknowledgement of the ultimate sacrifice made by men and women of the safety community who died while serving the citizens of Virginia. The Commission seeks to receive design proposals for the Public Safety Memorial. The budget for includes all expenses and fees of the artist(s), as well as on site delivery, site preparation and installation. All types of proposals are encouraged including figurative, non-figurative and those that may incorporate water, landscape elements, etc. For more information and proposal submission guidelines, please go to this web site: www.publicsafety.virginia.gov/Initiatives/MemorialCommission/ If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Erin C. Bryant, Assistant Secretary of Public Safety, at (804) 786 - 5351.

Public Value Partnerships

Public Value Partnerships provide operating support grants for Montana non-profit arts organizations.

Publication in No Tears magazine 'Sunday Blody Sunday'

NO TEARS magazine is a non-profit submission driven contemporary art & illustration magazine. Every 2- 3 months artists and designers present themselves in the magazine, featuring work that is of high quality but little known amongst a wider audience. NO TEARS sees itself as a platform for promoting worldwide contemporary art and encouraging networking with it. SUBMIT YOUR WORKS FOR NEXT ISSUES OF NO TEARS Sunday Blody Sunday / deadline end of MAY 2009

Publications Grants (Author)

for costs incurred by authors on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.

Publications Grants (Publisher)

for costs incurred by publishers or institutions on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.

Puffin Foundation

Puffin Foundation Grants are open to emerging artists in the fields of art, photography, music, theater, dance and literature whose works due to their genre and/or social philosophy might have difficulty being aired. Average Puffin Foundation grants range from $1,000 to $2,500.

Puffin Foundation

Grants of a few hundred to a few thousand dollars in the following fields: visual arts, writing, photography, video, public interest and documentary, music and dance, and theatre. Projects must have social relevance. The Puffin Foundation, 20 East Oakdene Ave., Teaneck, NJ 07666.

Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grants 2009

Application forms for the 2009 cycle will be available in September 2008. Applications are not available electronically, but require a SASE. Beginning in September, 2008, to receive an application packet please send a SASE (#10 self-addressed stamped envelope) to: Puffin Foundation Ltd. 20 Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.) Teaneck, NJ 07666-4111 Grants from the Puffin Foundation, Ltd. can only be awarded to permanent residents and citizens of the United States. U.S. citizens whose projects encompass work in other countries are still eligible to apply. The Puffin Foundation Ltd. continues to make grants that encourage emerging artists in the fields of art, music, theater, dance, photography, and literature whose works due to their genre and/or social philosophy might have difficulty being aired. The Foundation does not have the means to fund large film/documentary proposals, grants for travel, continuing education, or the writing or publishing of books. Average grants are: $1,000.00 - $2,500.00

Purchase Prize Award

Purchase Prize Award for a work up to the value of 1,000

Purchase Prize Award

Purchase Prize Award for a work up to the value of £1,000

Purpose Prize

The Purpose Prize awards $100,000 prizes to five social entrepreneurs who are 60 years or older and are trying to improve their communities through their work. As a society, little has been done to support the remarkable efforts of these individuals, which further supports the notion of a decline in the second half of life, rather than a time of creativity, invention and contribution. These awards were created to honor and support the elders in our communities who are making a difference. Civic Ventures, 123 Townsend Street, Suite 505, San Francisco, CA, 94107, phone: 415-430-0141, fax: 415-430-0144 info@civicventures.org

Pushing Print Call to Artists

Pushing Print presents Margate’s first open submission print exhibition. An opportunity for printmakers and artists whose work responds to print to showcase their work in an exhibition across 3 venues in Margate, Kent Exhibition dates: 9th 0ct – 1st Nov 2009 Venues: Ingoldsby Gallery, Pie Factory Project Space, Old Town Gallery Artists are invited to submit up to 3 works. Submission fee £20.00 Deadline for submissions: Fri 28th Aug 2009 For full guidelines and to download an application form go to www.pushingprint.co.uk or email pushingprint@hotmail.co.uk or send a first class, large letter, stamped and self addressed envelope (to fit A4) to: The Pie Factory 5-7 Broad Street Margate Kent CT9 1EJ

Px3's Human Condition

Deadline: October 1, 2007 This one-time only competition strives to document and display the wide spectrum of peoples' ways of life around the world; from rich to poor, from third world nations to western society, and from joyful to desolate. The top 25 winning photographs will be exhibited in Los Angeles and New York

Pyramid Atlantic

Pyramid Atlantic, 6001 66th Ave. #103, Riverdale, MD 20737 (301) 459-7154. Artists collaborate with master printers and papermakers to extend their work and ideas. Artists may pursue one-of-a-kind works or editioned paperworks, printworks, or artist books; technical and staff support available.

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