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City of Ashland Call to Artists

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City of Ashland call to artists for a site specific art installation with an all-inclusive award of $110,000. Deadline Oct 1, 2016. Link to more info and application form included in this post.

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Call for Art Watershed Art Group, Ashland, OR

A Call for Art Watershed Art Group Requests Proposal for Sculpture Installation Bandersnatch Trail, Ashland Watershed, Ashland, Oregon

The Watershed Art Group, in cooperation with the City of Ashland Public Arts Commission, with assistance of a grant from the Haines and Friends Fund, is seeking proposals for a three dimensional sculpture to be permanently installed along Bandersnatch Trail in the Ashland Watershed as part of the Watershed Art Project’s “Art Trail.” The concept will be initially displayed in Ashland, and will eventually become the second piece to be situated on the trail. It will follow the well-received “Pacific Fisher” created by Jeremy Criswell of Jacksonville, Oregon. We are including the possibility of sculptures made from natural materials in the Watershed as well as ephemeral art.

The Watershed Art Group is calling for proposals for sculpture for the second piece on the Bandersnatch “Art Trail” Please review the Request For Proposals/Call

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Call to Artists from the City of Ashland

Call for Artists Utility Boxes The City of Ashland Public Arts Commission invites painters to submit proposals for painting utility boxes located in Ashland. The deadline for receiving proposals is September 4, 2014. All information for participation can be found at Please share this information with any and all qualified Rogue Valley artists. The City of Ashland Public Art Commission invites regional artists to submit design for two separate utility box beautification projects. Please click on the link below. Dana Bussell, Public Arts Commissioner

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City of Ashland, Oregon Call for Artists

Open to professional artists living in California and the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana). The City of Ashland, Oregon Public Art Commission (PAC) seeks qualifications of artists, or artist teams, experienced in creation of original, outdoor public art work. The PAC intends to commission an art piece to be permanently installed at the Gateway Sculpture site located in downtown Ashland, Oregon. The total budget for the art work is $100,000. Artists should review the RFQ requirements before submitting their qualifications. Please be aware incomplete submittals will not be considered. The Public Art Commission is not obligated to select a finalist from the submitted RFQs. To view the RFQ see

City of Ashland Request for Proposals

The City of Ashland’s Public Arts Commission invites artists to submit 2-dimensional plans and drawings for artwork for electric utility boxes along or near Calle Guanajuato in downtown Ashland.

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