RFPs and Calls for Artwork:
- Madison, WI: CUNA Mutual Group seeks iconic placemaking art for its new corporate headquarters, which will serve as a gateway to the Madison campus. The headquarters is one of three buildings on the Madison campus and is home to a workforce of 2,000. This commission opportunity is for five (5) signature artworks at different locations throughout the new building. Selected artworks will draw accolades from the public and offer daily inspiration for employees. This call is open to Native American artists residing in the United States. Members of Ho-Chunk Nation in the state of Wisconsin are especially encouraged to apply. Applications accepted through the CODAworx RFP Portal. Application deadline 3-10-21.
- Prairie du Sac, WI: Announcing openings at River Arts Gallery to represent southern Wisconsin artists. Full info here.
- NE Wisconsin: NWTC is calling for proposals from local artists. Artists who live in the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District can now send proposals year-round for art costing less than $1000 each. The NWTC Arts Committee will make purchasing decisions each month. Proposals may be withdrawn by artists if pieces have been sold elsewhere before receiving a reply from the Committee.In general, the College is looking for large-format statement pieces that are in “ready to hang/install” condition. The goal is to select indoor and outdoor art that is welcoming, inclusive, inspirational, and appealing to our student population. The NWTC community is multicultural, therefore, we desire art depicting diverse experiences.The College is particularly interested in art that represents the activities happening in our spaces, the subjects taught in our buildings, or the inclusivity of the diverse culture of our local community. The College offers programs in the fields of Agriculture, Architecture/Construction, Business, Digital Arts, Energy, General Studies, Health Sciences, Human Services/Education, Information Technology, Public Safety, Manufacturing, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), and Transportation. For proposal instructions, visit www.nwtc.edu/artwork. Direct any questions and submit the completed proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wisconsin: No Studios, the Milwaukee creative arts hub founded by Oscar winner John Ridley, announced a new artist grant program Monday, pledging to give up to $100,000 in grants each year to help Wisconsin artists, especially those in historically underserved populations, to complete their artistic projects. Full info at nostudiosartistgrant.com.