Local Light

Request for Qualifications

Deadline: May 15, 2019 | 11:59 p.m. Arizona time (year-round daylight standard time)
Eligibility: Arizona artists (individuals/collectives/groups/teams)
Exhibition Dates: October 17, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Budget: $2,000 – $5,000
Description: Scottsdale Public Art is seeking new commissions and/or previously completed light-based artworks to be installed in both indoor and outdoor locations at local businesses in Old Town Scottsdale. We are only seeking qualifications at this time.

Local Light is a temporary public art initiative linking Canal Convergence at the Scottsdale Waterfront to the businesses in Old Town Scottsdale. Scottsdale Public Art presents Local Light as an extension of Canal Convergence with special activities and events featuring installations by Arizona-based artists.

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RFQs must be submitted via the link above.

Canal Convergence 2019:

Creative Workshops and Activities
Request for Proposals
Deadline: Deadline for submissions is Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time).
Eligibility: All local and regional artists and artist teams are invited to submit a proposal for Canal Convergence programming.
Exhibition Dates: November 8–17, 2019
Budget: $200–$2,500 USD, depending on materials and how many days you will be able to participate. Your budget should include costs for travel, accommodations, and other considerations during the event. Please reach out to Jennifer Gill at JenniferG@ScottsdaleArts.org if you have any specific questions regarding your proposed budget.
A limited number of larger budgets may be awarded to programs requiring advanced technology, specialized equipment or travel.
Description:
This call is specifically about creative workshops and activities for Canal Convergence. A separate Call for Performers is open. It can be found at CanalConvergence.com/call-for-art. The Call for Interactive Public Art has already closed for those interested in proposing public art installations. A separate request for qualifications for the Local Light initiative will close on May 15.
Scottsdale Public Art seeks ideas and proposals for artistic workshops and activities for Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light 2019. Canal Convergence will be on view for 10 days, from November 8–17, 2019, along the Arizona Canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront. Our mission is to provide an authentic and immersive art experience in and around Scottsdale’s canal.
Apply OnlineDownload RFQ Details (pdf)

RFQs must be submitted via the link above.

Canal Convergence 2019:

Performance Ideas
Request for Proposals

Deadline: Deadline for submissions is Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time).
Eligibility: All local and regional artists and artist teams are invited to submit a proposal for Canal Convergence programming.
Exhibition Dates: November 8–17, 2019
Budget: $200–$2,500 USD, depending on materials and how many days you will be able to participate. Your budget should include costs for travel, accommodations, and other considerations during the event. Please reach out to Jennifer Gill at JenniferG@ScottsdaleArts.org if you have any specific questions regarding your proposed budget.
A limited number of larger budgets may be awarded to programs requiring advanced technology, specialized equipment or travel.
Description:
This call is specifically about creative workshops and activities for Canal Convergence. A separate Call for Performers is open. It can be found at CanalConvergence.com/call-for-art. The Call for Interactive Public Art has already closed for those interested in proposing public art installations. A separate request for qualifications for the Local Light initiative will close on May 15.
Scottsdale Public Art seeks ideas and proposals for artistic workshops and activities for Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light 2019. Canal Convergence will be on view for 10 days, from November 8–17, 2019, along the Arizona Canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront. Our mission is to provide an authentic and immersive art experience in and around Scottsdale’s canal.
Apply OnlineDownload RFQ Details (pdf)

RFQs must be submitted via the link above.

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To stay up-to-date on current Calls for Entry, please email artistcalls@scottsdalearts.org with your full name.