Charlotte Douglas International Airport Concourse A Expansion–Phase I

An Arts & Science Council project for the City of Charlotte and Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Submission Deadline    

DECEMBER 15, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. Applications will be received via (, an online application system. There is no fee to submit qualifications.

Project Background

The Arts & Science Council (ASC) is accepting qualifications from professional artists or teams of artists in response to a significant public art opportunity at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

Charlotte Douglas International Airport has undergone remarkable growth over the past decade with an increase from 28 million total passengers in 2005, to 44.9 million total passengers in 2015. CLT Airport ranked 5th Nationwide in scope of operations and 9th Nationwide in passenger volume by the Airports Council International’s 2015 rankings.  Accordingly, CLT recently initiated a $2.5 billion capital investment program called “Destination CLT” that encompasses several terminal and airfield improvement and expansion projects intended to accommodate passenger growth forecasts through the year 2035.

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Request for Qualifications: Colorado State University – Chemistry Building and Science Quad

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Deadline: November 7, 2016
Applications can be submitted via, here.

Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating a site-specific exterior public artwork or series of artworks for Colorado State University’s new Chemistry Building and Science Mall. Opportunities for this call include the exterior grass area to the north of the building along Pitkin Street, a main campus artery, and on the south side of the building in the science mall area. The committee is interested in an artwork or artworks that operate on campus scale and can activate the green space in and around the science quad. Upon completion, the science quad will be one of the few green quads on campus, and will be highly trafficked and active. The committee is open to both a single, large scale artwork and multiple artworks in a series engaging with multiple sizes.  The artwork(s) should speak to the science quad as a whole, and the entirety of CSU’s Natural Sciences programs, so an artwork that can engage within a space with multiple buildings, up to 4 stories, is preferred.
More images of the project can be seen here and full call is attached.


Request for Qualifications: Public Art for the Enoch Pratt Hampden Branch

Due: November 6, 2016

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) in collaboration with the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Baltimore City Department of General Services seeks a professional artist or artist team to design and produce unique, site specific public artwork for the interior of the soon to be renovated, Enoch Pratt Hampden Branch.  The planned renovations will retain the historic nature of building while bringing a more contemporary library layout and increasing accessibility. The renovations also include the addition of a community meeting space on the lowest floor of the building. This request for qualifications, seeks to identify an experienced professional artist to design and create new work to be permanently installed at the branch, and become part of the City of Baltimore’s public art collection.

To Apply: Click here for the RFQ and application link

The Overlook

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), in collaboration with the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore Inc. and the Baltimore CityDepartment of Recreation & Parks seeks artists and artist groups to develop unique and original artwork to be included in a new overlook section of Rash Field, as a part of the Rash Field Improvement Project. The overlook will serve as an important physical connection between the Inner Harbor, the improved Rash Field, Federal Hill and the communities south of the park. Selected artist(s) will work closely with the project design team to identify proposed park elements that may be enhanced through the integration of art. Any artist or artist team over the age of 18 living or working in the United States is eligible to apply. Interested artists should apply by Friday, October 7, 2016. 

Click here for the RFQ and application link.

The Maryland State Arts Council and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) are now accepting applications for the Health Sciences Facility III public art project. Artists residing in the United States are eligible to apply. The artwork will be a three-dimensional sculpture sited on the exterior public plaza of the Health Sciences Facility III on the downtown UMB campus, located adjacent to the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy. Project completion date: September 2017. Up to four semi-finalist artists or artist teams will be selected for proposal development and receive a $2000 honorarium. One artist or artist team will be selected. Total project budget: $400,000.
Request for Qualifications deadline: Wednesday, September 14, 2016, NOON EDT. For project guidelines and application instructions click here. To apply online: CaFÉ,
For project questions: Liesel Fenner, Public Art Program Director, Maryland State Arts Council, Technical questions related to CaFÉ:


The Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City PUBLIC ART PRIZE: Call for Entries

Application deadline – Friday, September 30, 2016

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. (BOPA) is proud to announce the first edition of the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City Public Art Prize, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City (MASOB). The Municipal Art Society of Baltimore was founded in 1899 as part of the City Beautiful movement. It is one of only two remaining societies to be operating under its original charter “to provide sculptural and pictorial decoration and ornaments for the public buildings, streets and open spaces in the City of Baltimore, and to help generally beautify the City.” Artistic contributions to the City span more than one hundred years. In 2016 the MASOB embarks on a path to provide new opportunities to Baltimore artists and art places within the City. This prize will award $30,000 to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators, living and working within 100 miles of Baltimore City.

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