Current Calls for Art in Public Places Projects

Current Calls for Art in Public Places Projects

Current Calls for Art in Public Places Projects

Montopolis Recreation and Community Center – Four artwork opportunities are available to artists who have a connection to the Montopolis neighborhood. Selected artists will work with Fidencio Duran for training. Past public art experience or a degree is not required.
Budgets are:
Exterior sculpture – $90,000
Exterior fire stairwell wall – $70,000
Exterior window shade screens – $40,000
Interior lobby wall – $40,000
Call open December 20 to February 21, 2019. Click here for full Request for Qualifications.
Join us at one of these Artist Information meetings for help applying to this project!

  • Saturday, January 12, noon to 1:30 pm  at PODER 4926 E. Cesar Chavez St.
  • Saturday, February 9, noon to 1:30 pm  at PODER 4926 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Rosewood Neighborhood Park – Exciting things are happening at Rosewood Neighborhood Park! AIPP seeks a local artist or team to create an integrated artwork on or near the exterior of a new bathhouse structure adjacent to the pool. Artists with a connection to the Rosewood neighborhood are encouraged to apply.
Project Budget: $44,000.

Call open December 20 to February 14, 2019. Click here for full Request for Qualifications.

East 51st Street Streetscape – Create an integrated artwork into the overall design of the streetscape, extending from I-35 to Berkman Drive on the north and south sides of E. 51st Street in Districts 4 and 9.
Budget is $48,000.
Local Request-for-Qualifications open January 8 to March 7, 2019.  Click herefor the full Request for Qualifications.
St. John Pocket Park – Located in District 4, this opportunity is open to a range of ideas to be proposed by the selected artist.
Budget is $30,000.
Local Request-for-Qualifications open January 8 to March 7, 2019.  Click herefor the full Request for Qualifications.
TEMPO 2019 – Now in it’s sixth year, 6 to 7 proposals will be selected for artworks at library branches. Artworks will be re-installed in Edward Rendon Sr. Park for East Austin Studio Tours.
Budgets up to $10,000. Local Request-for-Proposals open January 15 to March 14, 2019.  Click here for the full Request for Proposals.
TEMPO 2D 2019 – Back for it’s second year, murals or 2-dimensional artworks will be selected for 10 sites around Austin, one in each Council District.
Budgets range from $2000 to $7,000. Local Request-for-Qualifications open March 5 to April 25, 2019.
Apply to all Calls-to-Artists at www.PublicArtist.org/AustinAIPP
ARTIST INFORMATION MEETINGS

Join us at one of the following information meetings to learn more about each call and how you can apply:

Rosewood Park: Mon, Jan 14, 6:00-7:30 pm,  Carver Museum and Library, 1161 Angelina St. room #1. View presentation.

Montopolis Community: Jan 19, 12:00-1:30 pm, African American Cultural Heritage Facility, 912 E 11th St. View presentation.

St John Pocket Park: Wed, Jan 23, 6:00- 8:00 pm, St. John Community Center, 7300 Blessing Ave. Austin. View presentation.

East 51st Street Streetscape: Sat, Jan 26 1:30-3:00 pm, Windsor Park Library, 5833 Westminster Dr. room #1

TEMPO 2019: Sat, Feb 2 2:00-3:45pm, Ruiz Branch Library, 1600 Grove Blvd. room #1

For more information visit City of Austin’s website.