The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Monday, December 7, 2015

PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES: The Rose Kennedy Greenway

PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES

The Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston, Massachusetts

CALL TO ARTISTS: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015

For more information please visit: http://www.rosekennedygreenway.org/about-us/doing-business-us/publicartrfps

1. Chinese Zodiac, Year of the Monkey – The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is seeking proposals from artists to create engaging public art around the 2016 Chinese Zodiac, Year of the Monkey, as part of an ongoing series in Chinatown Park in downtown Boston. All professional artists residing in the contiguous United States may apply. Deadline for receipt of materials is Monday, December 14, 2015. The artist budget for this project is $18,000 not inclusive of a $4,000 artist stipend. To see the full RFP and learn how to submit your work for consideration or to find more information about the site and the project, please CLICK HERE.

2. “THE LOCAL” is a request for artwork proposals from locally-based Massachusetts artists on behalf of The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. The Greenway is seeking up to five artists to be selected to situate site-specific artworks for 6-12 months beginning in spring 2016 that will collectively, physically, and/or experientially unite the segmented parks and connect the communities along the park system. Project budgets will range from $5,000 - $10,000, and are inclusive of all costs, including installation/de-installation, site restoration, transportation, permits and artist fees. Artists will be asked to develop a line itemized budget as part of their proposal submission. Deadline for receipt of materials is Monday, December 14, 2015. To see the full RFP and learn how to submit your work for consideration or to find more information about the site and the project, please CLICK HERE.

All submission will be submitted via Submittable.com (Links provided in the RFP’s). For any questions or concerns please contact Easton Smith at: esmith@rosekennedygreenway.org.