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Fort Worth Public Art Hearing and Art Opportunities

From Newsletter

The Fort Worth Art Commission invites Fort Worth residents to a presentation and public hearing on the Draft FY 2010 Annual Work Plan (Public Art Fund) for the Fort Worth Public Art (FWPA) program.

The work plan is developed annually by the FWAC in conjunction with Arts Council staff and the city manager and staff, with input from City Council members and the community. The Art Commission strives to ensure that public art is visible for the benefit of residents and visitors, fulfilling the goals of the Fort Worth Public Art program.

The work plan lists ongoing and proposed new public art projects to be initiated between Oct. 1, 2009 and Sept. 30, 2010. The draft plan can be downloaded from the Fort Worth Public Art website: www.fwpublicart.org

WHEN

Monday, August 3, 2009, 5:30 PM

WHERE

Ella Mae Shamblee Library
Meeting room upstairs
1062 Evans, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Texas Public Art Opportunities

Austin, TX
Deadline: August 7, 2009

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office seeks to commission an artist/design professional to design and construct a work of art that will contribute to the Danny G. McBeth Recreation Center located in Zilker Park. The City of Austin requests conceptual proposals (RFP) from visual artists/design professionals who live or work in Austin or the surrounding area within a 100 mile radius. The total public art budget is $32,000. To be considered for the project, applicants must join the AIPP Artist Registry and submit for the Danny G. McBeth Recreation Center project through the Application System for Art in Public Places (ASAPP!)

Corpus Christi, TX
DEADLINE: August 13, 2009

The City of Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission has issued an open call to artists. One or more artists will be selected to design, create, and install two works of art on the interior of the Corpus Christi Police Department, located in the downtown area of Corpus Christi. For the complete Request for Qualifications click here. Visit cctexas.com for more information.

Austin, TX
Deadline: September 13, 2009

The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office seeks to commission an artist/design professional to design and construct a work of art that will contribute to the new Zachary Scott Theatre (ZACH) 500-seat theater complex adjacent to Lady Bird Lake. The City of Austin requests qualifications from professional visual artists who live and work in the United States. Up to three finalists will be selected from the submissions to be interviewed by the jury. One artist/design professional and one alternate will be selected for the project with a $150,000 budget. Read more at cityofaustin.org

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