Artist Opportunities

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

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grant


Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is delighted to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission's strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor ... Read more

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grants program


Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is pleased to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission's strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor ... Read more

Call for Artists: SFO International Terminal A and G Gate Rooms


San Francisco International Airport, International Terminal A and G, Gate Rooms REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: March 14, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEApril 11, 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 ... Read more

Call for Mosaic Artists: “Textiles and Tesserae” Group Show


The Institute of Mosaic Art in Berkeley is planning a juried group show this summer, combining works in both mosaic and textile that bear some resemblance with the other art. We welcome a diversity of wall-hung mosaics that may have some reference to quilts, kimonos, embroidery, molas, Ikat, paisley shawls, kimonos, ... Read more

2016 YBCA Artist Residency


Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) and Art Practical request proposals for a three-month artist residency that will take place from April 1 to June 30, 2016. The YBCA Artist Residency will award an emerging/mid-career artist whose work foregrounds social and public practice a $10,000 monetary award and opportunities to ... Read more

FY2015-2016 Grants Cycle Panel Recommendations


Panel season is over and all panel recommendations will go before the Full Commission for approval in March. Click on the documents below to download the recommendation packets, which include applicant rankings, project summaries for the recommended applicants, panelist bios, and the guidelines/applications. Any questions about the categories may be ... Read more

Call for artists! Public Art Opportunity at 1028 Market St.


Tidewater and War Horse, the development team leading the project at 1028 Market Street, are excited to commission large-scale public art that will be part of the mixed-use development project. This art piece, part of the City's Fine Arts Requirement, will enhance both the building and the public realm by ... Read more

Chinese Culture Center RFP: St. Mary’s Square Public Art Project


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St. Mary's Square Public Art Project Request for Proposals www.c-c-c.org/stmary RFP Issue Date: January 29, 2016 Application Deadline: Monday, March 14, 2016 Project Summary: Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (CCC) is requesting proposals for a permanent public art piece that will be installed on a rooftop park connected to the St. Mary's Square, ... Read more

Calling All Artists for Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party 2016


SomArts is calling all artists for night Light: multimedia garden Party 2016 WHAT: Calling artists for proposals that include self illuminated artworks, such a light or shadow-based installations, video or multimedia works, or artworks or performances that are otherwise appropriate for dimly lit spaces for the one-night-only exhibition Night Light: Multimedia ... Read more

StreetSmARTS Application Workshop


The San Francisco Arts Commission is currently accepting applications for its StreetSmARTS program. StreetSmARTS is a joint program with San Francisco Public Works that connects artists with private property owners to create vibrant murals on their buildings, enhancing the character of their property and surrounding neighborhood, while deterring ongoing vandalism. ... Read more