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Last updated Feb. 11, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Wilders Grove Solid Waste Services Facility; Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center; Art-On-The-Move; Art on City Plaza

Matt McConnell, Lee Cherry & Marc Russo for Wilders Grove Solid Waste Services Facility; Vega Metals for Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center; Ijeoma Onuh for Art-On-The-Move; Patrick McDonald for Art on City Plaza

Artist Calls are posted as projects and exhibition opportunities come available. You can subscribe to the Arts Flash Newsletter to stay up to date about upcoming calls and Raleigh Arts projects. 

If you have questions about a specific artist call you can contact Kelly McChesney by email  or by phone at 919-996-5657. If you do not recieve a response to your email within 48 hours, please call via phone. (City of Raleigh spam-filters are blocking some correspondence.)

Dorothea Dix Temporary Performance and Installation Art - Artist Call

The City of Raleigh is seeking multiple artists and/or artist teams to submit proposals to create temporary installations and performance pieces at or near Dorothea Dix Park as a part of a citywide collaborative project in May. Proposals could include temporary audio/visual and multimedia installations and performances. All selected works will be free to the public and visible to all people of all ages.

Tier 1: Artists / Artist teams will receive up to $4,500 to implement their proposals for ephemeral or temporary public art and performances. Up to fifteen artists / artist teams will be selected in Tier 1. Examples include, but are not limited to: Short or one-off performances including participatory art, video art, public interventions, light projections, endurance performances, dance or movement based art, spoken word, and other experiential performances. Temporary or ephemeral installations with or without performance elements using media such as video, sound, light, textiles, wood, metal, found objects, drawings, sculptures, zines, books, and other media.

Tier 2: Installations that are expected to remain up for a longer period of time and due to complexity of the installation may have a budget greater than $5,000. Two to four artists / artist teams will be selected in Tier 2. Examples include, but are not limited to: Longer term installations expected to remain up for two to 12 months, with approval from Dix Park Team. Projects in this tier can be larger in scale, made from materials that will last two to 12 months, create a dynamic sensory experience for viewers, include more complex technology, etc.

Qualifications must be submitted by Feb. 11. There is no fee to submit qualifications.

Apply online here.

Find the Full Artist Call here.

Learn more about the deep and complex history of the Dorothea Dix Park site.

Greenway Tunnel at Rocky Branch Trail & S. McDowell St - Artist Call

The City of Raleigh is seeking an artist or artist team to submit qualifications to create artwork in a the Rocky Branch Greenway tunnel that runs below S. McDowell street in Raleigh.

Project budget is up to $20,000. Up to three finalists will be selected and asked to create concept proposals. Finalists will each receive a $250 stipend to create proposals.

Qualifications must be submitted by Feb. 11, 2019. There is no fee to submit qualifications.

Apply online here.

Find the full artist call here.

Raleigh Outdoor Pools - Creative Enhancement

The City of Raleigh is seeking an artist or artist team to submit qualifications for a design project at City of Raleigh (COR) aquatic facilities. The artist will come up with concepts to enliven the pool buildings, grounds, and fences. This call is for the design phase only. (Implementation of designs is not guaranteed, but will depend on facility budget and design feasibility).

The project design phase budget is $4,500.

Qualifications must be submitted by March 11th (by 11:59pm).

For more information, visit the links below:

Apply online here.

Find the Full Artist Call here.

Block2 Call for Video Artists

Block2 Call for Artists

Call For Video Artists - Raleigh Art's Block2 Video Series is an outdoor visual platform for video, digital and new media artists. Viewed after dark, the changing videos aim to expand a viewer's notion of what visual art is and introduce the community to new artists, ideas, and experimental mediums.

If you are interested in submitting material to be considered, please contact Stacy Bloom Rexrode, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections.

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