Even if you are not a California artist, it’s good to know that art is being purchased:
City of Santa Monica
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Existing Artwork for the Longfellow Sustainable Living Street Project
Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, August 23, 2012 (rec’d by 5:00pm)
The City of Santa Monica Arts Commission, through its peer panel selection process, is seeking proposals from Los Angeles County-based artists for existing artwork for the Longfellow Sustainable Living Street Project. The City of Santa Monica would like to purchase existing artwork that would complement the Longfellow Sustainable Living Street Project.
Proposals for site-specific commissioned artwork will only be accepted if the artwork can be produced within the project timeline and for a budget of $35,000 that covers the artist fee and design and fabrication costs. Installation will be done by City contractors.
This competition is open to artists living and/or working in Los Angeles County. The selected artist must be available to meet with City staff, the project team and City advisory boards and commissions.
The budget for existing artwork is $35,000. Artists may submit proposals for site-specific commissioned artwork that meets the project goals and the budget of $35,000 that includes artist fees, design, fabrication, delivery, insurance and any other costs. The artwork will be installed by the City.
RFQ Released July 17, 2012
Submission Due August 23 2012 (in office by 5:00pm)
Artist Proposal Selection Week of September 10, 2012
Installation Late Fall/Winter 2012**
The detailed REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS is available on the Cultural Affairs website: http://www.smgov.net/Portals/Culture/Public_Art_Program/Artist_Opportunities.aspx