Calls to Artists
Sculpt Call to Artists
Tucson Jewish Community Center
Deadline: DEADLINE EXTENDED* June 2, 2023 by 11:59 pm local time
The Tucson Jewish Community Center is accepting applications for its Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. All materials should be appropriate for an outdoor, desert environment and everyone is welcome to apply. Artists may submit up to three entries and each selected artist will receive a $500 honorarium. For more information, please visit our website and scroll to the bottom of the page.
Tempe Public Art RFQ: Mill Avenue underpass project’
City of Tempe
Deadline: June 5, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. (MST)
The City of Tempe is looking for artists who are interested in the opportunity to enhance the Mill Avenue Underpass with artwork of significant scale. The underpass is located on a major arterial road that connects existing neighborhoods to the downtown core in Tempe and is also positioned between Tempe High School and several neighborhoods. As a passthrough, this site should be viewed as an opportunity to provide a landmark experience for all who encounter it. Budget is $400,000.
Parks playground surfaces
Tempe public art
Deadline: July 5, 2023
Tempe Public Art seeks artists interested in designing future rubberized playground surfaces. This call is intended to create a pool of applicants eligible to design park surfaces for the next 3 years of Tempe Park Playground renovation projects. Each year, we will draw from this list to commission artists for these projects. Artists selected for future projects will be asked to create site-specific designs. This may be artwork that is related to the color schemes, architectural elements, history, or other environmental factors within the park’s area.
Night Vision: call for entries
Phoenix Airport Museum (PAM)
Deadline: July 21, 2023
Phoenix Airport Museum (PAM) is seeking artworks that exemplify the nighttime. Rich in mystery and symbolic potential, the nighttime has long inspired artists to consider darkness, the cosmos and the unknown. The night is not only a moment in time but can also be a place of solitude, tranquility and dreaming. From the glow of moonlight in the desert to nocturnal creatures to city lights there’s plenty of inspiration for artists. There is no fee to apply. Accepted artworks will be chosen by the Phoenix Airport Museum’s curatorial staff.
A Sense of Place: Identity, Community, and Geography on the Colorado Plateau
Northern Arizona University Art Museums
Deadline: January 22, 2024
Northern Arizona University’s Clara M. Lovett Art Museum is pleased to announce a juried two-dimensional exhibition to be presented at the Clara M. Lovett Art Museum in the fall of 2024 in conjunction with Cline Library Special Collections and Archives. The exhibition in the Clara M. Lovett Art Museum galleries will present new works conceived within the conceptual categories of identity, community, and geography within the broader theme of a sense of place. The Museum invites submissions exploring the many layers of our connection to physical past, present and future spaces as well as how place impacts community collective identity and personal concepts of identity (or the lack thereof) in relation to the Colorado Plateau through painting, printmaking, and/or photography.
Artist Opportunity Grant
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Deadline: June 22, 2023
Arizona Commission on the Arts invites artists to apply for the Artist Opportunity Grant, which supports Arizona artists as they take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact their professional growth. As this grant is available to artists working in all disciplines and at any stage in their career, a wide array of opportunities could be considered eligible.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra
Deadline: June 15, 2023.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra is searching for an Executive Director to help grow the organization and reach even more people with their music. Working approximately 20 hours per week with the Artistic Director (“AD”), Volunteer Board of Directors (“BOD”), Musician Members, Audience, Supporters, and Community at large, the ideal candidate will share their passion for authentic, effective connections within the arts community and organization. How to Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
KXCI’s summer Youth Broadcasting Camps
Dates: June and July
Applications are now open for KXCI Community Radio’s in-person Summer Youth Broadcasting Camps for ages 9 to 17 in June and July! This unique week-long camp offers an opportunity for local youth to explore how music, sound, and images connect and inform each other. Graduates showcase their programs on The Future of Radio Sundays at 5 pm on 91.3 FM.