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Call to Artists

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 Tempe Public Art

Tempe frequently offers opportunities for artists to apply for Tempe Public Art commissions. These projects are open to artists nationally or locally, depending on budget and the amount of community contact that needs to take place.

Public Safety Memorial - Figurative Sculpture Public Art Opportunity
The City of Tempe invites professional figurative sculpture artists to submit qualifications to create a site-specific public safety memorial. This memorial will honor the Tempe Firefighters, Police Officers, and Police Canines that have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Submission deadline: Monday, November 23, 2015 - Midnight (11:59pm) MST
Eligibility: Figurative sculpture artists residing and eligible to work in the United States
Pre-Submittal Session: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 9-11am - Press Coffee Roasters, 601 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe 85281.
Apply via

 Tempe Galleries


Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities!

 Other Opportunities

The city of Tempe is happy to share local, regional and national oppo
rtunities with its residents.

air - Artist in Residence at TechShop in Chandler
The Residency program is designed to not only provide a great facility for an artist to explore and expand their work, but also to engage and enrich our TechShop member community. Artists work on projects that are shared with the TechShop community.
Deadline: November 15 - midnight (MST)
Residency: Spring 2016, January-May
Opportunities: 2-4 residencies awarded per cycle. 
Accepted artist will have unlimited access to the shop, classes, and workshops.
Information & Application

 Artist Resources

Arizona Commission on the Arts

The Arts Opportunities page is a great resource for artists, educators, and administrators to find local and national opportunities in all arts disciplines. Join the ACA mailing list to receive email notices about new postings.

Western States Arts Federation
The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) developed Artists Register, a resource for artists to post their pertinent information and images on the web. Public art programs, private individuals and businesses utilize this site to find and learn more about artists. This resource is offered to artists at a reduced fee due to a consortium of Arizona cities and the Arizona Commission on the Arts supporting the website.

Tools for Artists
These Guides may help you format your Tempe Public Art project submissions:

Letter of Intent Guide
Artist Resume Guide
Image List Guide



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