Call for Art 2024 

Canal Convergence | Reflections 

Request for Temporary Public Art Proposals 

The 2024 call for art is now closed and will reopen in spring 2025.


All local, regional, and international artists, artist teams, architects, designers, and multimedia specialists are invited to submit a proposal. International artists who apply must have remote installation as an option for their proposal.


We will accept budgets between $5,000 and $35,000 (USD). 


Canal Convergence seeks proposals for outdoor, temporary public artworks to be featured in and around the Arizona Canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront in Scottsdale, Arizona. Canal Convergence will be on view for 10 days, from Nov. 8–17, 2024. Some projects may be selected to remain installed for an additional 1–2 months after the Canal Convergence event dates. This year’s central theme is “Reflections.” Download the RFP Information Packet to review the Canal Convergence 2024 featured-theme curatorial statement. 

This call is specifically targeting outdoor, light-based installations. Nighttime presence/activation is required, daytime presence/activation is encouraged. 

All submissions will be accepted via

Canal Convergence 2024 RFP Information and Submission Links 

Download the Request for Proposals document:

Download the artwork installation sites information:

Submit your application:


Questions regarding the RFP should be directed to Jennifer Gill, Deputy Director of Canal Convergence, at [email protected].  

If you have questions about the RFP, Canal Convergence, or your proposal and its suitability for our site, we are happy to discuss it with you. Questions should be directed to Jennifer Gill, deputy director of Canal Convergence, at [email protected]

Jennifer is also offering artists the opportunity to schedule 30-minute (max.) meetings via Zoom or phone call in March to discuss their ideas for Canal Convergence. The available dates for these sessions are Wednesday, April 3, and Friday, April 5, 2024. To find and schedule available times, please contact Jennifer directly via email.