Public Art Opportunities State of Colorado - March/April, 2016

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab Artwork Budget: $45,778 Deadline: March 7, 2016 Link to the Online Call and Application here. Colorado Creative Industries seeks to acquire public art through direct purchase of existing artwork – original artworks that have already been completed – for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) new crime lab in Arvada, Colorado. The amount of funding available for artwork is $45,778. CBI is looking to acquire more than one artwork, and artworks under, and up to, $15,000 will be considered. This opportunity is open to Colorado artists only.

Colorado School of Mines CoorsTek Center Artwork Budget: $50,000 Deadline: March 11, 2016 Link to the Online Call and Application here. Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating a site-specific public artwork for the CoorsTek Center on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines, utilizing a unique variety of materials produced in the CoorsTek factory in Golden, Colorado. The amount of funding for this project is $50,000. The Public Art Selection Committee has determined that they would like to see a public artwork that utilizes the variety of unique materials produced by CoorsTek, in order to honor the history of the relationship between CoorsTek and the Colorado School of Mines. This is an exciting opportunity, as the selected artist will have the change to work closely with CoorsTek to use these materials in the artwork. The materials will be donated, and artist’s will have the opportunity to use both scrap materials from the factory and possibly have new materials fabricated to the artist’s specifications by the factory. More information and images of CoorsTek materials are available here.

Colorado Mesa University, Escalante Hall Artwork Budget: $85,313 Deadline: April 1, 2016 Link to the Online Call and Application here. Colorado Creative Industries seeks to acquire public art through direct purchase of existing artwork – original artworks that have already been completed – for Colorado Mesa University’s (CMU) Escalante Hall. The amount of funding available for the purchase of artwork is $85,313. CMU is looking to acquire more than one artwork. Artworks under, and up to, $25,000 will be considered. This call is open to artists from Colorado or Utah only. More information and images of the building are available here.

Colorado Mesa University Tomlinson Library Artwork Budget: $108,738 Deadline: April 1, 2016 Link to the Online Call and Application here. Colorado Creative Industries seeks to acquire public art through direct purchase of existing artwork – original artworks that have already been completed – for Colorado Mesa University’s (CMU) Tomlinson Library. The amount of funding available for the purchase of artwork is $108,738. CMU is looking to acquire more than one artwork and artworks under, and up to, $15,000 will be considered. This call is open to artists from Colorado or Utah only. More information and images of the building are available here.

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