Based in Seattle, WA, Public Art 4Culture (http://www.4culture.org) compiles a list of current public art opportunities available across the country and internationally. The Public Art Calls List provides brief project descriptions, deadline dates and how to receive more information about each opportunity. It is distributed approximately every 2 months. You can sign up to receive the list via e-mail on the following site:
On the most recently published list, a broad range of Public Art Artist Registries were listed:
Boston, MA + UrbanArts Institute Artist Registry - The Urban Arts Institute’s Artist Registry is New England’s leading registry for artists interested in working on public art projects. Professional artists in crafts (ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, stone, wood), cyberarts, light, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, conceptual art, environmental art, landscape architecture, performance, temporary installation, video, and other media are eligible. The Registry is a non-juried, free service open to all artists working in any media.
Cambridge, MA + Cambridge Arts Council Artist Registry - Submit your work to CAC's Slide Registry to become eligible for future public art commissions. Cambridge Arts Council's Public Art Slide Registry is the main resource for the selection of artists for the Percent-for-Art program administered by the City of Cambridge. The registry includes slides by over 800 local and national artists, representing a broad range of media, styles, and approaches to public art. All professional artists are eligible. Artists who would like to be considered for commissions should submit up to 16-20 labeled slides of recent work, a current resume and any support materials, such as catalogues, reviews, and articles, to the Arts Council.
Information: Lillian Hsu firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Palm Desert + Public Slide Registry - City of Palm Desert Public Slide Registry invites professional artists to submit slides of current works for consideration in the Art in Public Places Commission.
City of San Antonio + Artist Registry - The City of San Antonio invites you to participate in upcoming public art opportunities by submitting qualifications to the artists registry. All previously registered artists are encouraged to update materials at this time. The City's Registry is the most utilized source for selecting artists and accepts submittals at the local, regional, national and international levels. Complete an Artist Registry Application online.
Deadline: November 11, 2011
City of San Diego, CA + CA Public Art Program - Call for artists interested in inclusion in the list of art consultants and art planners. This list is given upon request to private developers who need art in their projects. This list will also be given to anyone who requests names of public art planners. Non-juried list
Hillsborough County, FL + Art in Public Places Program - Artists with proficiency in planning, creating and implementing public art in all media are invited to submit slides for the registry. Application involves submission of 10 slides, resume, supporting materials and registration form.
Cleveland, OH + Artist Registry - Cleveland Public Art (CPA) is seeking artists’ portfolios to be considered for public art projects throughout Cleveland, OH. CPA is a twenty-year old, private, nonprofit organization dedicated the highest quality, site-specific public art and creative urban design. Recent projects include Brian Tolle’s Installation on Mall B, Allan & Ellen Wexler’s WindWorks project at the Great Lakes Science Center, Albert Paley’s gate at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and various works throughout Cleveland’s neighborhoods.
Deadline: August 1, 2007
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs + Image Registry - The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the largest public funder of arts and culture in the country. The Percent for Art artist slide registry is an up-to-date and important component of the Program. The registry is used by architects, panelists, and City agencies for projects. The Percent for Art staff prepares a slide presentation from the registry for each panel meeting. The registry is open to any professional visual artist residing in the United States.
Northwest Artist Registry + Juried Artist Registry - The Northwest Artist Registry is now accepting submissions on an ongoing basis. This curated registry features work from artists within the visual, interdisciplinary, video, and design/architecture fields. Artists residing within Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia are eligible toapply. No cost to apply or join.
Pinellas County, FL + Public Art Database Registry - The Pinellas County Arts Council (central Gulf coast Florida) seeks professional artists familiar with public art projects to join an expanding public art database registry. Open to any media; previous public art project experience preferred, but not required. Public Art & Design Program includes commission-based, site-specific competitions, portable studio artworks collection, artist residencies, temporary installations.
Utah Arts Council + Utah Public Arts Registry - The Utah Public Arts Program is accepting slides from visual artists residing in the U.S., for consideration in public commissions. Artists are invited to submit up to 10 slides, resume, and an application.
Information: Jim Glenn email@example.com