Artist Calls

Office of Raleigh Arts

Last updated Aug. 06, 2019 - 11:28 am
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.)

Law Enforcement Training Center - Call for Public Art

The City of Raleigh invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications to work as a public art consultant for the upcoming Law Enforcement Training Center. Applicants should have knowledge of and interest in incorporating archival objects and other memorabilia into public artwork through storytelling, installations, and/or exhibitions.

The selected artist / artist team will be expected to engage with both police department staff and community residents to develop the concept for their work, with special consideration of objects and memorabilia that is being submitted to the department for archive and exhibition.

  • Up to three finalists will be selected for interviews.
  • Finalists will be paid a stipend for interviews.
  • Qualifications must be submitted by Sept. 16, 2019 (11:59 p.m.) There is no fee to submit qualifications.

Apply Online

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Public Art from Recycled Road Signs and Signals

The City of Raleigh Department of Transportation is seeking artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to create artwork from recycled roadway signs and signals.

Three semi-finalists will be selected to create a proposal (with concept sketch and rough dimensions) for $250 each. The selected finalist will be paid $5000 to fabricate and install their final design. Artists are encouraged to submit proposals that effectively utilize the long hallway space and create vibrancy.

Apply Online Here.

All materials must be received no later than Aug. 25, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

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Public Art Collections Consultant

The City of Raleigh is seeking a Public Art Collections Consultant to submit qualifications to assist the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections with the maintenance and cataloguing of the Raleigh Public Art Collection. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to regularly assess the public art collection, update and execute the maintenance schedule, perform maintenance personally when possible or contact and oversee conservation specialists, and update or create files within the collection software. Hours are flexible and an as needed basis.

All materials must be received no later than August 9, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

Find the full Request for Qualifications.

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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