Pharr Tennis Center AIPP Project

Artist Budget: $30,000 (all inclusive)

Deadline to Apply: October 29, 2020 @ 5 PM CST

Apply herehttps://www.publicartist.org/austinaipp/ 

 

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department seeks to commission a permanent exterior public artwork that reflects the culture and people of the Burnett “Blondie” Pharr Tennis Center and the surrounding community in an energetic and inspiring way. The proposed artwork should be integrated into the space of the tennis center.

 

Artists who are at least 18 years old and live in Williamson, Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties are eligible. Artists who are familiar with the Pharr Tennis Center and surrounding community and/or intimately connected to the history and heritage of the area are highly encouraged to apply.

 

A virtual Artist Information Meeting for this project will be held on Wednesday, September 23 @ 6-7 PM. Sign-up to attend the meeting HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pharr-tennis-center-aipp-project-artist-info-meeting-tickets-119692524563


AFD/EMS Service Stations Embedded Artist AIPP Projects

Artist Budget: $100,000 each (all inclusive)

Deadline to Apply: Extended to October 1, 2020 @ 5 PM CST

Apply herehttps://www.publicartist.org/austinaipp/ 

 

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department seeks to commission multiple artists to create permanent public artwork for services stations related to fire and emergency medical services. 

The artwork must reflect the mission of the Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services  “to create safer communities through prevention, preparedness, and effective emergency response.” The artists selected for these commissions will embed with the crews of the stations to better understand the work of Austin’s first responders and reflect their experiences with the men and women of AFD/EMS in their artwork.
 

Artists who are at least 18 years old and live in Williamson, Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties are eligible. Artists who have a lived experience with a station location are encouraged to apply.

 

A virtual Artist Information Meeting for this project was held on August 19th at 6 pm. 

See Question & Answer at this link.

Watch a recording of the meeting below:


LaunchPAD

Artist fee $15,000

Interested in a career in public art? Through the LaunchPAD program, AIPP pairs established public artists with visual artists moving into the field of public art to gain expertise while providing services benefitting a public art project for the City.

(Image: LaunchPAD artist Christine Angelone at work on her project with New American Public Art.)