Riverwalk – Wheland Foundry Trailhead, Chattanooga, TN

Public Art Chattanooga seeks artist led multi-disciplinary design team’s artistic qualifications to design and fabricate a permanent, public art installation that will activate and animate the recently completed park space at the Wheland Foundry Trailhead in Chattanooga’s TN Riverpark. Up to three teams will be selected as semi-finalists. Each semi-finalist will be awarded a $4,000 stipend to develop a site specific proposal. This opportunity is open to design teams in the U.S. Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers and lighting designers are encouraged to apply. The receipt deadline is August 3, 2017, by 4:00pm EST. This project is made possible by generous grants from the Benwood and Lyndhurst foundations.

Riverwalk – I-24 Underpass, Chattanooga, TN

Public Art Chattanooga (PAC) and the Chattanooga Department of Transportation (CDOT) seek artists’ qualifications for the commission, design and installation of an artwork that transforms and enlivens the I-24 Underpass which spans across a section of the recently opened Tennessee Riverpark Extension in Chattanooga, TN. This opportunity is open to artists and/or artist led teams in the U.S. Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers, lighting and sound designers are encouraged to apply. The receipt deadline is August 17, 2017, by 4:00pm EST. This project is made possible by generous grants from the Benwood and Lyndhurst foundations.

Depot Park Public Art, Santa Rosa, CA

The Public Art Program is seeking an artist to design and implement a permanent public art project in Depot Park. This public art opportunity is for one artist or team of artists to create a dynamic installation that reflects the identity of the historic Railroad Square neighborhood. This can be approached abstractly or literally. The public art should be interactive, activate Depot Park, create a sense of place in daylight and at night, and reinforce the location as a gathering space. Installations integrated with landscape or hardscape elements, and those with functional components will also be considered. This commission is open to practicing, professional artists residing in the United States. Artists working in a variety of 3-D installation and permanent media are encouraged to apply.


The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Presidio Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport a permanent or semi-permanent new media artwork for Presidio Park and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

San Pedro Creek Pre-Qualified List of Artists (San Antonio, TX)

The San Antonio River Authority seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists. The purpose of the List is to provide a streamlined application and selection process for artists interested in being commissioned for public art projects at the San Pedro Creek Culture Park. Artists will be commissioned for temporary, permanent, and performance-based artwork and may also be commissioned to participate in planning future phases of the Park. The first phase of the Park will open on May 5, 2018 as part of San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebrations.

All professional artists, regardless of residence, are eligible to apply.


The City of Worcester is seeking artist proposals from interested and qualified professionals for the creation of an artist-designed Gateway Arch scheduled for installation in conjunction with the construction of Blackstone Gateway Park.
The Blackstone Gateway Park will feature one half mile of accessible walking paths, elevated boardwalks and three bridges crossing the headwaters of the Blackstone River along McKeon Road. Included along the trails and boardwalks are observational platforms, kiosks, and interpretive signage providing historical and ecological information about the Blackstone River and the role it played in the history of Worcester and the Blackstone Valley Corridor. This new riverfront park will stand out as a unique urban park in the City providing recreational amenities while maintaining a natural aesthetic .
The project seeks to incorporate public art that references the area’s industrial legacy, which includes wire and cable manufacturing, the Blackstone Canal, and the railroad. To view and download the full RFP, please visit: http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/bids/manage-bids?func=viewThingData;thingId=vGQFoOZxCMn-kqn0BUxHkw;thingDataId=Bat63DRDXE3AB4rrWfytfg

RFQ: Life Sciences Building on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, Utah

Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating art for the public area(s) of the new Life Sciences Building on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, Utah. The Life Sciences Building will be a stunning addition to the beautiful USU campus.
The selection committee seeks to incorporate an artist’s voice into this important project. The facility, and the art integral to it, will allow students to discover, experience, and share world-changing ideas. Applications are accepted via *CaFE*

Please refer any questions or comments to Mackenzie Morton at mmorton@utah.gov (801) 245-7270 or Jim Glenn at jglenn@utah.gov (801) 245-7271

RFQ: City Archives Relocation, Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) announces an $80,000 competition to commission a site-specific artwork for the new City Archives facility. This commission is part of the $4 million City Archive relocation project by the City of Philadelphia Department of Records.
The City Archives serves as the permanent repository for the City’s extensive collection of local historical and cultural records. The enormous collection uniquely documents Philadelphia’s history through objects, documents, rare maps, photographs, architectural plans, tax records, and much more. Some treasures of the collection include: the original 1701 William Penn City of Philadelphia Charter; the first volume of the City Council Minutes, from 1704; original signatures of Benjamin Franklin; and a variety of documents, maps, and images dating from the 18th century.
Contact Public Art Director Margot Berg, margot.berg@phila.gov; or Percent for Art Project Manager Jacque Liu, jacque.liu@phila.gov