Oregon's Percent for Art in Public Places program releases open calls to artists for select projects, which are listed on this page. You can also sign up to receive notification of calls to artists for art in public places projects.
Request for Qualifications, Eastern Oregon University, Inlow Hall, Deadline 5pm PT on Monday, May 22, 2023
The Oregon Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for a Percent for Art in Public Places opportunity at Eastern Oregon University’s Inlow Hall. The Inlow Hall project renovations include: improvements to the building envelope including restoration of original architectural concrete work, roof replacement, and fenestrations. The project will address underutilized and ineffective space; optimize classroom capacity and distance education technologies; expand academic and partnership space; and improve building system efficiency. Seismic upgrades will also be made to the second story, mezzanine and attic system. The building is scheduled to reopen in August, 2024
Budget: The anticipated art budget for the project is $122,000. The budget is inclusive of design fees, fabrication, permitting, insurance, shipping, travel, installation, documentation and any other project costs.
Deadline to submit materials: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2023
See the EOU Inlow Hall Request for Qualifications PDF for more information about the project, sites and how to apply.
Curator for Portable Works Collection, Deadline August 31, 2022
Budget: $30,000 to re-curate a collection of portable artworks located in public buildings in Eugene, Salem, Portland and Pendleton.
Installed and integrated into 21 DAS-owned buildings, the DAS Percent for Art in Public Places collection includes 369 artworks, maintained by the DAS division Enterprise Asset Management for the State of Oregon. View the DAS Percent for Art in Public Places collection online.
DAS seeks to re-curate up to 225 portable artworks located in 11 DAS-owned state buildings. Many of the artworks have been in the same location for many years or are currently in storage. The goal of the curatorial project is to refresh the artwork and provide contemporary interpretation so that the art will benefit the public and building users for many years to come.
Deadline to submit materials: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022
See the DAS Curator Request for Proposals PDF for more information about the project, sites and how to apply.