Applications are currently being accepted for the following projects
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
CHILSON RECREATION CENTER ARTWORK
The City’s Visual Arts Commission seeks an Artist or Artist Team to create a vibrant two-dimensional work of art to be installed on the interior hallway wall(s) of the Chilson Recreation Center located at 700 East 4th Street in Loveland. This hallway serves as a main connector to all areas of this very active, family-friendly recreational facility. The location receives prime exposure to an average of 1,400 daily visitors.
View of Chilson Center Hallway from Two Directions
This project is open to any Artist or Artist Team with demonstrated experience in creating artworks of similar scale. Artist(s) will be selected based upon a review of their past work.
Scope and Project Description
The Scope of Work would include the design and implementation of a completed work. The artwork can be of any two- and/or three-dimensional material and may include any style; contemporary, traditional, abstract, etc. The commission desires the artwork to meet the following requirements:
- Utilize the theme of “Movement” (in its variety of interpretation)
- Artwork to be colorful and vibrant
- Reflect the activities within the space
- Multi-generational and broad community appeal
OTHER 2017 CALLS FOR ENTRY - THE CALLS FOR ENTRY LISTED BELOW ARE NOW CLOSED AND
ARE IN THE JURY PROCESS
TAAP 3-D 2017 (Closed)
The City of Loveland Art in Public Places Program seeks sculptures to be placed in Downtown Loveland as part of The Art Advocacy Project (TAAP). Colorado sculptors are encouraged to be a part of this one-year sculpture exhibition scheduled from June 2017-June 2018.
Selected artists will be awarded an honorarium of $1,000. The installed artwork may be available for sale. Since 2009, three sculptures featured during The Art Advocacy Project were purchased for the City’s permanent art collection.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS JUNE 9, 2017 AT 5PM
2017 TRANSFORMATIONS PROJECT (Closed)
The City of Loveland Visual Arts Commission desires Northern Colorado artists to create unique, original murals upon 5 designated electrical cabinets in Loveland as part of the Transformations Project. The intent of the program is to transform these everyday objects into one-of-a-kind works of art which stimulate our senses and create a sense of place within the community! This program is open to all Northern Colorado artists (Longmont north).
• There is no designated theme for submissions this year so let your imagination go and Be Creative!
• Artists chosen for this project must complete the painting process between July 29th and September 8th, 2017.
Due to varying sizes of the boxes, selected artists will be paid based upon the overall size of the painting surface for each box (or grouping of boxes). Payment will generally be $1,000 - $1,500 depending upon the cabinet.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017 AT 5PM
Complete project description and application here
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
SCULPTURE INSTALLATION FOR MOUNTAIN LION AVENUE ROUNDABOUT (Closed)
The City of Loveland Art in Public Places is accepting Requests for Qualifications for a sculptural work to be installed in a new roundabout at the intersection of Mountain Lion and North Boyd Lake Avenues, south of Highway 34. This 100’ radius roundabout will be constructed in fall 2017 and will allow for sculpture installation shortly thereafter.
The City’s Visual Arts Commission specifically seeks artwork intended for installation within an outdoor setting that meets the following preferences:
• easily identifiable from a distance (will not require close-up inspection)
• makes use of silhouetted or negative space
• design concepts that work “in the round”
• design could not be construed as traffic or wayfinding signals
The Commission is requesting qualifications, with professional samples of past works; however, proposals for sculpture from an artist’s existing inventory is also acceptable.
Complete project description here
All applications must be submitted through (the CAFÉ website at: www.callforentry.org)
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017 AT 11:59PM THROUGH WWW.CALLFORENTRY.ORG