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Calls to Artists from CaFE™

Patricia & Philip Frost Museum of Science RFQ
OPEN DATE: 12/7/2012
DEADLINE: 2/28/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is requesting qualifications from artists for interior and exterior artwork to be commissioned for the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science currently under construction. This RFQ is open to all professional artists.

Neddy at Cornish
OPEN DATE: 12/10/2012
DEADLINE: 3/3/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Neddy at Cornish is an annual artist award program supported by the Behnke Foundation and housed at Cornish College of the Arts in memory of Robert E. (“Ned”) Behnke and in celebration of his life as an artist. Each year, two $25,000 unrestricted awards are given—one in painting and one in any medium or combination of media grounded in the visual arts—to artists living and working in the greater Puget Sound region. Six finalists will also receive a $1,000 award and inclusion in the 2012 Neddy Exhibition in the Cornish Main Gallery. Considered applications must include 10-15 work samples, artist resume, and answers to two substantive questions.

2013 Gloucester MA HarborWalk – Public Art Challenge
OPEN DATE: 12/10/2012
DEADLINE: 2/8/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Gloucester Committee for the Arts, on behalf of the City of Gloucester, MA, is seeking professional artist/s and/or artist team(s) for 3 new public art commissions. Artists are asked to submit proposals to design, create and complete new public art work in downtown Gloucester for our 2012 designed HarborWalk. Open to all media; artists working in all creative art forms. The total project budget is $47,000 which will be distributed as follows: $20,000 for one (1) permanent project; two (2) additional prizes will be awarded totaling $27,000, at least one temporary (minimum project budget is $7500) VISIT TO VIEW/DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE AND FULL CALL. Note: this is a two-stage process requesting concepts and full proposal to select a short list of semi-finalists. We are delighted to announce that the panel for selection of the 3 finalists will include, among others, these distinguished jurors:

Andrée Bober, Landmarks Director, The University of Texas, Austin, TX (, Trevor Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (www., and Peter Sollogub / Chris Muskopf, Architects, Cambridge Seven Associates, MA (
Artists are required to submit their application in digital format only through CaFE™ at
Artists will likely refer back and forth between the application and the full Call.

In/finite Earth
OPEN DATE: 12/11/2012
DEADLINE: 6/9/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

A national juried exhibition of emerging artists, ages 16-25, with disabilities.

In/finite Earth asks emerging artists to showcase work that illuminates innovative viewpoints at the intersection of environmentalism, creativity, and disability. Regardless of continent, country, or culture, over six billion people draw sustenance from the shared resources of our planet, repercussions for which are still unfolding. In/finite Earth is a call to artists to engage in the physical, emotional, and creative ties we share across our planet, and present their artistic perspectives regarding the natural world, sustainability, and our collective future.

City of Seattle: Landsburg Park
OPEN DATE: 12/11/2012
DEADLINE: 1/16/2013

Jury Fee: $0.00

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities, seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create a unique artwork for Landsburg Park as part of the Landsburg Facilities and Chlorination Project at 28700 Southeast 252nd Place in Ravensdale, Washington. The artwork will recognize and honor the original residents of the area, and should be reflective of the Coast Salish cultures, especially tribal nations, that have a historic connection to this territory. The call is open to established professional artists residing in British Columbia, Oregon and Washington state and who are eligible to work in the United States. Applications close 11 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2013 (Pacific Standard Time).

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