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XO, Dumbo – Call for Artists

Drawing upon both 5 Front’s history, ArtBridge is looking for an artist/a team of artists who are able to visually communicate the quirky, contemporary climate of Dumbo while paying homage to its history and situation as a Historic Landmark District.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 11 Nov 2015

When drafting the proposal, artists must give special consideration to the colors and forms of the surrounding architecture and neighborhood. Dumbo is marked by the convergence of new and old; many of the original buildings that were built to be centers of industrial production remain, but were repurposed for residential occupation, artists studios and small businesses. 5 Front Street is no exception, as it was built in 1834–plans for the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge were discussed there. Its exterior has been largely unchanged, until now.

ArtBridge will provide an honorarium to the selected artist and all materials will be generously provided by Liquitex.

ArtBridge empowers emerging artists to transform urban spaces. New York City currently has a staggering 192 miles of street-level construction scaffolding. This ubiquitous construction eats away at the fabric of our neighborhoods. ArtBridge transforms this eyesore into a canvas for local, emerging artists. These exhibitions result in incredible exposure for artists, while artfully reinvigorating our urban landscape.

For more information, contact info@art-bridge.org.

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BARAK, Inc. – Call for Muralists

BARAK, Inc. call for muralists. The theme is A Historical Perspective of Dauphin County, PA. While the mural will be located in Millersburg, PA, it is intended to honor and celebrate the seat of state government, Dauphin County.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 26 Jun 2015

The selected artist or artist team will be paid a $5000 stipend for the execution of the mural. Artist/team must be experienced/willing to work with community youth groups to complete the project.

Through its diverse programs, Barak, Inc. engages youth in the process of creative place- making that encourages early civic engagement, community building, skills enhancement, and education through the arts.

For more information, contact wmurray@barakarts.org.

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Brooklyn Park Library RFQ – Call for Artists

Two public art commission opportunities are available for artists residing in the United States. One is a large interior wall project and the other is an outdoor bike rack project.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 7 Jul 2015

$130,000 is available for the artist or team selected to create the large wall project; and $30,000 is available for the artist or team selected to create the bike racks.

Forecast Public Art, a nonprofit established in 1978, is a leader in the public art field. We provide artists and communities with services, as well as information resources valued by professionals in the field internationally.

For more information, contact jack@forecastpublicart.org.

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Shaw University Mural Project – Call for Artists

Shaw University, in collaboration with Raleigh Urban Design Center and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, invites artists to create original designs for the South Blount Mural Project.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 13 Mar 2015

The project will specifically focus on the history of Shaw University and its surrounding community of East Raleigh-­‐South Park, emphasizing its rich history of education, community and social impact.

The selected artist (or artists) will receive up to a $10,000 honorarium and the opportunity to help produce their artwork on the concrete retaining walls located along South Blount Street, from South Street to Martin Luther King Boulevard. The Mural is intended to be unveiled during Shaw University’s 150 Year Anniversary Celebration scheduled for October 2015. A panel comprised of representatives from Shaw University, Raleigh Urban Design Center, Downtown Raleigh Alliance as well as community representatives, will review all submissions and select the final design(s).

Shaw University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is the first historically black institution of higher education in
the South and among the oldest in the nation. Founded in 1865 by Henry Martin Tupper, our mission is to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders.

For more information, contact tdubroy@shawu.edu.

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