Public Art

Permanent Artwork for Madison Manufacturing Public Art Park

Marshall

The Madison County Economic Development Board is seeking an artist to design and develop a permanent piece of artwork for the Madison Manufacturing Public Art Park, which is located on the Dr. Otis T. Duck Greenway in Mars Hill, NC. Artists and/or collaborations are encouraged to submit proposals. Fees and awards include a publication and honorarium. For more information, please use the contact information listed below. 
 

Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Contact Name : 
T. Bellamy
Contact Email: 
tbellamy@madisoncountync.gov
Phone Number: 
(828) 649 - 1377

Outdoor Sculpture Walk

Blowing Rock

Up to 50 sculptors will be selected to participate in the Sculpture Walk surrounding Chetola Lake in Blowing Rock, NC. The Sculpture Walk on Chetola Lake is a national competitive exhibition offering emerging, mid-career and professional sculptors a notable venue. All types and manner of sculpture are accepted including site specific installations, with preference given to mid and large-scale works. Applicants will be automically enrolled for consideration in a permanent sculpture placement along the Interstate 321 corridor. The sculpture walk will take place on August 9-11, 2019.

Deadline: 
Friday, August 2, 2019

Emerald Loop Vision Plan*

Greenville

The City of Greenville, the Pitt County Arts Council (PCAC), Uptown Greenville, and the North Carolina Arts Council are seeking qualifications from professional artists or artist teams to create a vision plan for the Emerald Loop, a new urban trail in downtown Greenville, NC.  The selected artist will work closely with City of Greenville planners and their consultants to develop concepts for a series of art projects along the new urban trail, and to enhance the connection with the surrounding neighborhoods and city districts.  This Emerald Loop Vision Plan will provide a framework for potential public art opportunities along the trail corridor (map provided upon request). 

Deadline: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
Contact Name : 
Denise Dickens
Contact Title: 
Public Art Specialist
Contact Email: 
denise.dickens@townofcary.org

Traffic Signal Boxes for Downtown Belmont

Belmont

Open to North Carolina artists, photographers, designers and artist teams, to create art for boxes located across the three Belmont districts. Seven artworks will be selected from the total digital submissions to be printed on high quality vinyl wraps which will be professionally installed on seven utility and traffic signal boxes. Creators of the seven selected artworks will be given an honorarium of $350.

Deadline: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Contact Name : 
Downtown Belmont Development Association
Contact Email: 
downtownbelmont@gmail.com
Phone Number: 
(704) 901-2082

Public Art Markers*

Marshall

The Madison County Arts Council, the Town of Marshall, Madison County Government, the Marshall Downtown Association and the North Carolina Arts Council are seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams to design a system of visual art markers to connect the arts and cultural assets from downtown Marshall’s Main Street (The Marshall Mile) across the French Broad river to Blannahassett Island. Three artists will be selected to visit Marshall and interview. The selected artist will return to meet with the community and key stakeholders and create a proposal. The proposed art markers can include sculpture, gateways, light pole attachments, interactive pieces, mosaics, sidewalk or wall inlays, murals and light installations. Marker designs can be from a variety of mediums or a combination of mediums. Up to three (3) elements will be funded through this project, but the design plan may include more elements that can be produced over time.

Deadline: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
Contact Name : 
Cheryl Stewart
Contact Title: 
Public Art Consultant
Contact Email: 
ccstewart44@gmail.com

Courthouse Square Outdoor Event Space*

Morganton

The City of Morganton Main Street Department, the Burke County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council are seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams to work directly with landscape architects, architects and designers in the creation of a new, outdoor multi-purpose event space in downtown Morganton. The City of Morganton is currently interviewing architectural teams for this space and is interested in engaging an artist(s) to integrate public art and artistic elements in the building plans. This space will be connected to the most iconic building and green space in the County, the Historic Burke County Courthouse and Square.

Deadline: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
Contact Name : 
Cheryl Stewart
Contact Title: 
Public Art Consultant
Contact Email: 
ccstewart44@gmail.com

Centerpiece Artwork for Merschel Park

Winston-Salem

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission is seeking an artist to design and create a permanent centerpiece artwork for Merschel Park in downtown Winston-Salem. The projected budget is $225,000.

Deadline: 
Friday, May 10, 2019
Contact Name : 
Kelly Bennett
Contact Email: 
kellyb@cityofws.org
Phone Number: 
(336) 747-7062

Statuary Hall Selection Committee

Raleigh

The North Carolina Statuary Hall Selection Committee is seeking exceptional sculptors to design and cast a life like statue of the Rev. Dr. William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr.” The statue will become part of the National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. It will be one of two statues representing individuals from the State of North Carolina in a hall of the Capitol where each state is represented by persons of particular historic significance and recognized achievement. Stipend. 

Click here for details and to view the RFQ.

Deadline: 
Monday, April 1, 2019
Contact Title: 
Garrett Dimond, Legislative Services Attorney
Contact Email: 
garrett.dimond@ncleg.net
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