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2013 Art aRound Town in Carbondale, Colorado
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

Carbondale, 2012 winner of the Colorado Governor’s Arts Town award, is the “happening” place for art, food, and outdoor sports in Colorado’s famous Roaring Fork Valley. Its annual sculpture show, Art aRound Town has won notice from around the country, and again this year the jury will be chaired by local resident and internationally famous sculptor James Surls. Located in the Rockies between Glenwood Springs (recently named ”Most Fun Town in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today) and glittery Aspen, lively Carbondale is the beating heart of the valley for restaurants, festivals, and fresh art, all in the shadow of spectacular Mt. Sopris. In September 2013, the Powers Art Center, featuring Jasper John’s works on paper, will have its grand opening in the community and become a national arts attraction. Locals, and thousands of visitors in this Roaring Fork Valley’s hot spot will see select work!

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital Call for Entries – Interior Artworks
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

NINE dot ARTS (NDA) invites artists on behalf of Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital (ESJH) to submit artwork to be selected for purchase and permanent exhibition in the interior spaces of the new hospital. The building is a campus development project which will replace the existing hospital with a new 21st century facility. The new hospital will be located mid-campus and will have 348 private patient rooms. The 826,000-square foot, highly-efficient facility is scheduled to open in Dec. 2014. It will mark the next great advancement in top-quality, affordable health care in Denver, and serve the community now and for generations to come.

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital RFP – Exterior Sculpture
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

NINE dot ARTS (NDA) invites artists on behalf of Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital (ESJH) to submit sculpture proposals to be commissioned for purchase and permanent exhibition on the exterior of the new hospital. The building is a campus development project which will replace the existing hospital with a new 21st century facility. The new hospital will be located mid-campus and will have 348 private patient rooms. The 826,000-square foot, highly-efficient facility is scheduled to open in Dec. 2014. It will mark the next great advancement in top-quality, affordable health care in Denver, and serve the community now and for generations to come.

Aperture Portfolio Prize 2013
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $25.00

The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues. Previous winners and runners-up include Michal Chelbin, Latoya Ruby-Frazier, Alexander Gronsky, Sarah Palmer, and Jordan Tate, among others.

The first-prize winner receives $3,000 and has his or her work exhibited at Aperture. The winner and up to five runners-up are featured on Aperture’s website, accompanied by a brief statement written by Aperture’s staff. All winners are announced in the foundation’s e-newsletter, which reaches forty thousand subscribers, including writers, critics, and other members of Aperture’s global community. The winners also have the opportunity to offer their prints for sale to Aperture’s collectors and patrons through our limited-edition print program.

City of Loveland: Fire Station No. 2 Project
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00
Event Dates: 1/13/2013 – 2/28/2013

City of Loveland Art in Public Places program seeks an artist to serve on the design team for the expansion of Fire Station #2.

Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island 2013
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $35.00

The 2013 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, DISCOVER, seeks proposals for sculpture engaged in a contemporary conversation about art within a natural environment. The theme is intended to inspire submissions that foster discovery, exploration, interaction, recreation, education and an element of surprise within the beauty of the Lowcountry region. The year 2013 will mark the 350th anniversary of William Hilton discovering what became known as Hilton Head Island.

Up to twenty large-scale outdoor sculptures will be selected by an esteemed jury based upon artistic excellence, innovation, interactivity, originality, and the work’s ability to enhance the natural and cultural environment as well as reflect the values and diversity of Hilton Head Island.

All artists chosen to participate will be awarded a $2,000 participation stipend. One of the sculptures will be purchased for an amount of $25,000 to $75,000 then donated to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s growing public art collection. Three additional sculptures will be selected as “People’s Choice.” These artists will be awarded cash prizes with the possibility for an extended temporary leasing agreement. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2013.

The Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island will take place from mid-September, 2013 through Mid-January, 2014 at Coastal Discovery Museum’s historic Honey Horn Plantation. The 2013 Exhibition estimates an audience of over 30,000 students, residents and tourists.

To learn more about the Exhibition, go to www.hhipublicart.org.

Surface Design Association: Interface – Fabricate
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $25.00

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Confluence: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $35.00

The 2013 SNAG Juried Student Exhibition will showcase the best student work from college and university metalsmithing and jewelry programs across North America.

2013 Art on Parade – Northglenn CO
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Northglenn Arts and Humanities Foundation (NAHF) is conducting an open entry competition to select six sculptures ─ valued at no more than $25,000 each ─ to be part of Northglenn’s “Art on Parade” on-loan sculpture program. The selected pieces will be installed for a period of one year at E.B. Rains Junior Memorial Park surrounding Webster Lake in Northglenn, Colorado. The winning sculpture, “The People’s Choice”, will be designated for purchase by NAHF, permanently installed, and gifted to the City of Northglenn.

Grand Canyon National Park Artist-in-Residence Program; Call for Artists SOUTH RIM
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $30.00

The south rim location at Grand Canyon National Park invites application proposals from professional artists working in all genres and traditions for our Artist-in-Residence program. Giving artists three weeks of focused project time in exchange for 3 hours of public programming, the south rim hosts a year-round program for solo artists and small collaborative groups. For complete program information please visit our website at: www.nps.gov/grca/supportyourpark/air.htm.

Grand Canyon National Park Artist-in-Residence Program; Call for Artists NORTH RIM
DEADLINE: 3/1/2013

Jury Fee: $30.00

Grand Canyon National Park invites application proposals from professional artists working in all genres and traditions for our Artist-in-Residence program. Giving artists three weeks of focused project time in exchange for 3 hours of public programming, the north rim hosts 4 – 6 artists or artistic couples per May – October summer season. For complete program information please visit our website at: www.nps.gov/grca/supportyourpark/air.htm

National Bronze Sculpture Symposium/Yellow Springs, OH
OPEN DATE: 2/15/2013
DEADLINE: 4/1/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00
Event Dates: 10/13/2013 – 10/26/2013

The Yellow Springs Arts Council (YSAC) of Yellow Springs, Ohio invites national and area artists to submit design images for consideration for a Small Abstract Bronze Sculpture Symposium in October 2013, to take place over 14 days on the campus of Antioch College. The committee hopes to commission three (3) artists for three (3) art pieces each. One (1) of the artists will be from the State of Ohio and two (2) artists will be selected from the remaining United States. In addition, an invited artist from Yellow Springs, OH will participate.

RFQ 2013-2016 Developing Prequalified Public Artist Pool
OPEN DATE: 2/20/2013
DEADLINE: 3/25/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Cedar Falls Public Art Committee (CFPAC) invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in a prequalified artist pool or artists for a range of upcoming public art opportunities associated with the construction of new transportation and streetscape improvement projects throughout Cedar Falls, Iowa.

PROJECT BUDGETS range from $30,000 to $250,000.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 25, 2013 11:59 PM (MST)

Artists selected for inclusion in the 2013-2016 Prequalified Public Artists Pool will be considered for all project opportunities as they arise. The committee reserves the right to select an artist for a commission who may or may not be included in this pool.

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