Artist Opportunities

Opportunities from SFAC Galleries, CIP Announcements, CIP Opportunities and Public Art (Workshops & Events and Calls for Artists).

RFP: Comfort Women Memorial


For Immediate Release: The Comfort Women Justice Coalition in partnership with the City of San Francisco, California have released a Request for Proposals for the design of a Memorial to the “Comfort Women”, the victims of sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army 1932-1945, to be built in St. Mary's Square ... Read more

Access to Housing – San Francisco Artist & Arts Worker Outreach Program


San Francisco's reputation as a world class city is in part based on the creativity and vibrancy generated by a robust and energetic arts and creative community. From our world class museums, theaters and dance companies to our neighborhood murals and cultural centers, the arts are part of every community ... Read more

Special Message About Our Upcoming Grants Cycle


The grants team is busy building a new online grants management system (GMS) to be implemented for the FY2016-2017 grants cycle. We anticipate completing the build out by the end of July and spending August troubleshooting and beta testing the system. Although we are optimistic, it is likely that there ... Read more

Changes to the WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant Program


Calling all writers, playwrights, librettists, film and video makers, poets – literary teaching artists of every stripe – do you want to make a difference working with youth in San Francisco? The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant may be right for you. This $40,000 annual grant, renewable for up ... Read more

Call for Artists: 2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series


2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: March 22, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEMonday, June 6, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom. Please ... Read more

Announcing Technical Assistance Workshops for WritersCorps Teaching Artists in Residence Grant Cycle


The San Francisco Arts Commission's grant staff is here to help you understand our grant application process. We are hosting a series of workshops at the Veteran's War Memorial Building (401 Van Ness, Room 302, San Francisco) that anyone interested in applying to our FY2016-2017 WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence ... Read more

ArtPlace America is now hiring!


ArtPlace America is looking to hire a director of communications as part of our executive team. We are a ten-year fund that will sunset in 2020; and we are a collaboration of 16 foundations, 8 federal agencies, and 6 banks that is looking to position arts and culture as a core ... Read more

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence application is now open!


The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant application and guidelines are now posted. The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence (WCTAIR) grant is a three year grant, renewed annually, that provides support to individual teaching artists to offer free, long-term, in-depth literacy–focused arts workshops to youth at San Francisco community ... Read more

Public Art Application Reviews


Appointments Available for SFAC Public Art Application Reviews! April 25th and May 4th, 4-6 p.m. The Arts Commission is now offering application reviews for with the Public Art Staff! Come get feedback on your application materials and tips for submitting a strong portfolio. The reviews will take place between 4-6 p.m. ... Read more

Call for Artists – Moscone Expansion: West Bridge


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Moscone Expansion: West Bridge Project Art EnrichmentREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Issue Date: March 29, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom. Please be ... Read more