Call for Artists: RFQ for Department of Education

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 in Art in Public Places, Blog Post, Call for Artists, Commissioned Works of Art, Enews, Featured

The Art in Public Places Program of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), is requesting qualifications from individual artists for consideration for several commissioned works of art project sites within the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE). Through this Request For Qualifications (RFQ) we intend to establish a qualified pool of professional artists for consideration. This RFQ is open nationally.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, January 22nd, 2018, 8:00 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time)

This call is part of the Art in Public Places-Artists in Residence (APP-AIR) Program, which is a collaborative initiative between the DOE and the SFCA. The program was established to implement an integrated visual arts in education program, while providing commissioned works of art in public schools.

Additional information including eligibility and selection criteria are included in the Call Detail on CallForEntry.org (CaFÉ).

Direct link to Call Detail on CaFÉ: 2018 APP HAWAII: Commissioned Works of Art for the Department of Education.

You can also search for the Call Detail by searching for State Foundation on Culture and the Arts on the Call Listings page.

Applications will be accepted online only through CaFÉ: www.callforentry.orgApplicants must have a CaFÉ profile (it’s free). Learn more about how to apply to a call for entry using CaFÉ on their website: Applying to Calls for Entry Using CaFÉ

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, January 22nd, 2018, 8:00 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time)

For more information please contact:
Trisha Lagaso Goldberg
Project Manager, Art in Public Places Program
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
trisha.lagaso.goldberg@hawaii.gov 
(808) 586-9955

The Art in Public Places Collection can be viewed online and searched by artist name, artwork title, type of media, and more. Click here to begin browsing. You can also search the Public Art Archive for permanently installed artworks in the collection, such as sculptures at public buildings.

About the Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
The Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) was founded in 1965 as the official arts agency of the State of Hawai`i. The mission of the SFCA is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i. SFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai`i and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9).

About the Art in Public Places Collection of the HSFCA
In 1967, the Hawai`i State Legislature passed the Art-in-State-Buildings Law. Signed by Governor John A. Burns, the law established the Art in Public Places Program (APP) for the SFCA. Hawai‘i became the first state to set aside one percent of the construction and renovation costs of state buildings to acquire and commission works of visual art that beautify and humanize the built environment. The program distributes works of art in publicly accessible state buildings to expand opportunities for aesthetic and educational experiences as part of daily life. Over its fifty year history, the APP Collection has been recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary art of Hawai`i.