Current Open Calls for Art in Public Places Projects

Apply at www.PublicArtist.org/AustinAIPP

Gustavo "Gus" L. Garcia Recreation Center, Phase III, Art in Public Places, Austin, TX

Artist Budget: $23,000, inclusive of ALL project-related costs

EXTENDED Deadline to Apply: April 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm CST

Apply here: https://www.publicartist.org/austinaipp/

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program seeks to commission a visual artist, or artist team, to design and install a permanent exterior mural for the Gus Garcia Recreation Center.

Artists familiar with the Heritage Hills or Windsor Hills community and the Gus Garcia Recreation Center are highly encouraged to apply. Multilingual artists and artists able to interact with the community in languages other than English are also encouraged to apply. Artists at least 18 years of age who live in Travis County, and the six contiguous counties (Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet and Blanco counties) are eligible to apply.

 

Artist Information Virtual Meetings:

A Virtual Artist Information Meeting was held on March 4, 2021.

 

Watch a recording of the Virtual Artist Information Meeting below. Please note that the deadline has been extended to April 22, 2021 at 5 p.m. CST.


4 Fire/Emergency Medical Services Station Opportunities, Art in Public Places, Austin, TX

Artist Budgets: $42,000 - $135,000, inclusive of ALL project-related costs

EXTENDED Deadline to Apply: April 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CST

Apply here: https://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 four (4) local artists or artist teams to create permanent public artwork for stations related to fire and emergency medical services. AIPP is seeking artists to create artwork that will 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 commissioned artworks should be integrated into the spaces of the stations. Artists at least 18 years of age who live in Travis County, and the six contiguous counties (Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet and Blanco counties) are eligible to apply. A range of materials and conceptual approaches are welcome.

 

Artist Information Virtual Meetings:

A Virtual Artist Information Meeting was held on February 25, 2021.

 

Watch a recording of the Virtual Artist Information Meeting below.

 

 



LaunchPAD

Deadline: Rolling application period with selection based on project availability

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