Call for Art for Canal Convergence 2020

Request for Proposals

Deadline:  March 20, 2020 | 11:59 p.m. Arizona time (year-round daylight standard time)

Eligibility:  All local, regional, and international artists, artist teams/collectives, architects, designers, and multimedia specialists are invited to submit a proposal for Canal Convergence.

Exhibition Dates: November 6–15, 2020

Budget:  $5,000 – $30,000 (With a limited number of larger budgets being awarded to major works of a larger physical scale.)

Description: 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.

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Scottsdale Public Art offers challenging and comprehensive internships for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students who are interested in gaining experience in the arts and business/arts administration fields. The mission of Scottsdale Public Art is to serve as a leader in defining art in the public realm through creative placemaking, signature cultural events, exhibitions and installations that contribute to the community’s creative, cultural and economic vitality. Scottsdale Public Art internships are on a volunteer basis and can be coordinated with staff to aid in receiving academic credit.

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