Fort Worth Public Art (FWPA) seeks exceptional Local and National artists working in a variety of visual media for the 2015 Pre-Qualified List of Public Artists. This list will be the primary source for artist selection for upcoming public art projects.

Future Public Art Projects for which Pre-Qualified Artists may be commissioned include street and transportation improvements, parks, recreation and community center improvements, libraries, fire stations, and other municipal facilities. Public art projects will range in budget from $30,000 to $300,000.

FWPA has established two separate calls for the 2015 Pre-Qualified List based upon artists’ residency and experience level. Each has a separate application process and will be reviewed by the panel independently.

  • Established Public Artists: Open to all artists / artist teams in the United States, who work in any media, with demonstrated public art experience, use of materials suitable for public indoor and outdoor settings, site-specific design, collaboration with other artists, designers, architects, engineers, fabricators, city officials and staff. Artists should also demonstrate experience gathering input from the community.
  • Emerging Public Artists: Open to North Texas artists* who reside in the Fort Worth metropolitan area and who work in any media. Previous public art or design team experience is not required. Artists should demonstrate an understanding of appropriate materials and capacity to work collaboratively with other artists, designers, architects, engineers, fabricators, city officials and staff. Artists should also express a willingness to accepting input from the community.

(*This list is limited to artists who reside in who reside in the following Texas Counties: Dallas County, Tarrant County, Denton County, Collin County, Rockwall County, Hunt County, Kaufman County, Ellis County, Johnson County, Hood County, Parker County, Wise County, or Somerville County.)

Applications for the 2015 Pre-Qualified List will be available to artists through CAFÉ (  For more information about qualifications and submission requirements, please go to our website at Artists in the FWPA Artist Registry and artists who have previously been on the FWPA Pre-Qualified List (except for those added in 2014) shall be required to reapply.

Deadline for submissions: April 16, 2015

Results announced and artists notified: May 12, 2015

Questions about Fort Worth Public Art or the application process? Please email





Kathleen Forrest

Public Engagement Coordinator

Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX  76107


817.298.3040 DIRECT

682.365.8457 CELL


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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Deadline: 5:00 P.M. EST ON THE 27TH DAY OF MARCH, 2015

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation invites individual artists and artist teams with interest in and/or professional experience in creating public art and site specific commissions, to submit proposals for the William Beanes Community Center. There are two concurrent calls for qualifications for this site. Project 1 will consist of an exterior artwork on the facade of the facility adjacent to the main entrance. Project 2 will consist of an interior artwork located on the wall above the control desk near the main entrance. Artists and artist teams may apply for both, but no one artist or artist team will be awarded both commissions.

Project 1 The artist or team selected for this project will be responsible for developing and implementing a metal, mosaic or glass installation on the facade of the building adjacent to the main entrance. The artwork on the exterior wall will be visible from street level and is approximately 8 feet W by 22 feet H.
Project 2 The artist or team selected for this project will be responsible for developing and implementing a painted mural, metal, mosaic or glass installation on the interior wall behind the control desk. This artwork will be near the main entrance of the building and will be visible from the entrance to the multipurpose room. This artwork will be approximately 18 feet W by 6 feet H.

Public Art Goals
-Make a significant statement that relates to the sense of place associated with Suitland and has the potential to become a landmark or identifier for the neighborhood.
-Have a strong daytime and nighttime presence.
Set a high bar of excellence for future public art projects planned for Prince George’s County.
-Engage broadly with the overarching goal envisioned for future public art projects, which is to capture Prince George’s County’s historic and modern significance to the Greater Washington, D.C. region.

Budget Project budget, including materials, fabrication, installation, travel and expenses, is: $50,000.00 – Project 1 (Exterior Space) $15,000.00 – Project 2 (Interior Space)

ELIGIBILITY Professional artists and design professionals are invited to apply as individuals or teams. Candidates must have experience with painted murals, metal, mosaics or glass installation. Preference will be given to artists who have public art experience and are residents of, or maintain a studio in, Prince George’s County.

SELECTION PROCESS AND CRITERIA The selected two artists or artist teams will meet for a preliminary briefing with the Art Advisory Panel, after which they will be paid a stipend of $1,000 to further refine and develop their proposals. After the proposals are developed, the selected artists/ teams will be required to present their design proposal and maquette for review by the Art Advisory Panel which will make the final selection of the artists/ teams for issuance of a contract for production of the artwork.

HOW TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS: Qualifications must be submitted by mail or by hand to M-NCPPC, Arts Cultural Heritage Division. Proposals will not be accepted after the deadline. A COMPLETE SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE ALL THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS DESCRIBED BELOW:
1. Statement of Interest. Describe on one page your interest in the project and preliminary ideas for how you would approach this project. Submitting a specific proposal is not required at this time and will not be reviewed by the committee.
2. Resume and contact information, with a maximum of three pages outlining your professional accomplishments. If submitting as a team, please include resumes for each team member, with each resume being no longer than three pages.
3. Images of Past Work on CD. Artists/teams must submit ten images of past work. Please do not include label information in the JPEG image. One image per JPEG is preferred. Please also include a paper checklist of images.
4. Three Professional References, including name, affiliated organization (if appropriate), email address, phone number, and relationship to each reference.

– Preliminary site visit: (TBA)
– March 27: Deadline for proposals due
– March 30 – April 3: Review of submissions and selection of artists
– April 6 – 24: Contract drafted and ratified with artist
– April 27 – May 4: Artist refines proposal
– May 11 – August 3: Artist fabricates and installs artwork

Alec Simpson –
Rush Baker –

Arts and Cultural Heritage Division
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation
7833 Walker Drive, Suite 430
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-446-3232 Voice
301-446-3233 FAX
301-446-6802 TTY

Call to Artists –Sculptural Lighting Commission                                                           

Project: Illuminate / 12th Street Corridor – Jeffersonville, Indiana

Artists are invited to apply for a commission in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to create a family of permanent, outdoor, sculptural lighting artworks adjacent to City Hall, the Clark Memorial Hospital and the Claysburg Neighborhood. The commission desires work that creates a lively and welcoming corridor in an area that serves a diverse, ethnic and multi-generational community. This opportunity is open to artists from the United States.

The total budget is $55,000, inclusive of design, fabrication, delivery                 and assistance during installation.

Deadline for concept submittals is May 22, 2015.

All submitted and complete applications will be subjected to a juried evaluation process.  There is no fee to apply.

For complete call to artists, go to

We Need Your Art! Artist Install Day
Tuesday, April 21 | 7AM – midnight

MAP needs artwork to fill the walls! Out Of Order is open to any all artists willing to install their own pieces. Installation day is April 21, 2015 from 7am – midnight. Installation is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Only one piece per artist permitted. (**Works larger than 40″ x 40″ will not be permitted) No reservation required, just show up, register, pay your $10 entry fee & find your wall space!

Please read the FAQs for more details

This month’s Station North Arts Market is quickly approaching!  They still have a few slots left, so if you’re interested in vending, email for details!

Station North is interested in artists of all disciplines, from graphic novelists to musicians to potters to textile artists and crafters.  Last month’s market was packed, so they’re happy to start this monthly tradition again supporting artists in Station North.

Mark you calendars:

Saturday, April 18th 

1:00 – 5:00pm

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Gallery 788 is seeking curatorial proposals for projects in the Hickory Room. Gallery 788’s Hickory Room, located on the first floor of the gallery, is a self curated space intended to showcase new, innovative, and thought provoking individual or group shows.

If interested, please send 2-3 page proposal with curatorial statement highlighting the exhibition and the idea(s) it intends to communicate, proposed artist(s) with sample images, and proposed layout (see diagram) to

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, in partnership with What Works Studio and Visit Baltimore, invites area artists and community members to Light City Baltimore Idea Sessions. Light City Baltimore is the region’s newest festival taking place in 2016 celebrating art, music and innovation. The sessions are a chance for artists and residents to learn more about the vision for Light City Baltimore and to share ideas to help shape and create a festival that accurately reflects the multifaceted arts community, innovation scene and technology sectors in Baltimore. Festival details will be officially announced at a later date.

The art idea session will take place at Brown Center’s Falvey Hall at Maryland Institute College of Art, 1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217

For more information, visit

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