Public Art Program
Call for Applications: Art on Market Street Temporary Projects for 2009/2010
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2009, 5 PM
PLEASE NOTE: This call is NOT for the Kiosk Poster Project series, for which the Arts Commission will issue a separate call for artists’ applications in the Fall of 2009.
Please do not submit a proposal with your application. Unsolicited Art on Market Street proposals will not be accepted.
The Art on Market Street Temporary Projects Program is restricted to professional artists residing full time in the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. Artists who have completed artworks for the Art on Market Street Program after 2000, either individually or as part of a team, are not eligible. Entries not meeting eligibility requirements or not submitted by the deadline stated above will not be considered.
Promotional projects for nonprofits, commercial businesses, special events or other entities are ineligible. The Art on Market Street Program does not commission previously completed projects, projects already in progress, or projects produced or funded by other entities The Program commissions new work created and funded solely by the Art on Market Street Program.
The Art on Market Street Temporary Projects Program is seeking applications from professional artists working in a variety of media, including performance, dance and visual arts, who have documented experience in creating multi-disciplinary, multi-layered projects appropriate for a broad public audience. The Arts Commission is seeking artists interested in developing new original multi-layered proposals that explore and reflect the complexity of life in an active urban environment, and that are appropriate for a broad and diverse public audience.
Approximately six of the artist applicants will be selected and paid an honorarium of $300 each to prepare a proposal, of which two will be selected for implementation: one proposal for the Fall of 2009 and a second proposal for the Fall of 2010.
BEFORE APPLYING, PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES ON THE ARTS COMMISSION WEBSITE AT:
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST MEET THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR CONSIDERATION.