Canal Convergence 2020: Request for Temporary Public Art Proposals (RFP)

Canal Convergence 2020: Request for Temporary Public Art Proposals (RFP)

This Deadline Expired: Friday, March 20, 2020

Scottsdale Public Art seeks proposals for outdoor, temporary public artworks to be featured in, around, and suspended above the Arizona Canal in Scottsdale, Arizona, during Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light. Canal Convergence will be on view for 10 days, from November 6–15, 2020. Some projects may be selected to stay installed for an additional 1–2 months after the Canal Convergence event dates.

This call is specifically targeting interactive and/or light-based installations.

Canal Convergence’s mission is to provide an authentic and immersive art experience in and around the Arizona Canal in Scottsdale. All local, regional, and international artists— including architects, designers, and multimedia specialists—are invited to submit proposals for installations that take into consideration one or more of the themes below:

• Coming Together, Shared Values, and Open Dialogue
• Water + Art + Light
• Interactivity
• Day and Night
• Sustainability and Water Conservation

*Download the PDF file for more in-depth descriptions of themes listed above.

Budget
We will accept budgets between $5,000 and $30,000 (USD), with a limited number of larger budgets being awarded to major works of a larger physical scale.

To find out more information about Canal Convergence, themes for 2020, site specifications, how to apply, etc., visit https://canalconvergence.com/call-for-art-2020/ and download the RFP PDF file.

Lee Lippman
Leila Cartier

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied…

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied Arabic Language at Depaul University with a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.…

Leila Cartier holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and concurrently studied Arabic Language at Depaul University with a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.…

Carole Loeffler

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Helene Halstuch

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My paintings are a personal exploration of mood, essence and mystery. I strive to find the spirit of a subject and immerse myself in the experience of painting, never quite knowing where it may take me…

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Melissa Maddonni Haims

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Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and…

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and subversive text.…

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