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Messages from Displaced Artists Light Up Civic Center Windwo Installation


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kate Patterson, Director of CommunicationsKate.Patterson@sfgov.org or 415-252-2229 Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries DirectorMeg.Shiffler@sfgov.org or 415-252-2234 MORSE CODE MESSAGES FROM DISPLACED ARTISTS LIGHT UP CIVIC CENTER WINDOW INSTALLATION Displaced artists send messages to San Francisco through an installation by local artist Ma Li June 3 – September 2, 2016 Sidewalk Artist ... Read more

San Francisco Arts Commission Shines Spotlight on 21 San Francisco-based Artists!


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contacts: Kate Patterson Tel: 415-252-2229 Email: Kate.Patterson@sfgov.org Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries Director Tel: 415-252-2234 Email: Meg.Shiffler@sfgov.org SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON 21 SAN FRANCISCO-BASED ARTISTS! Chain Reaction 12 at the SFAC Main Gallery celebrates San Francisco artists June 10 – October 8, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2016 – The ... Read more

Changes to the WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant Program


Calling all writers, playwrights, librettists, film and video makers, poets – literary teaching artists of every stripe – do you want to make a difference working with youth in San Francisco? The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant may be right for you. This $40,000 annual grant, renewable for up ... Read more

Call for Artists: 2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series


2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: March 22, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEMonday, June 6, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom. Please ... Read more

Market Street as Muse


Local artist Lauren Bartone uses material found on Market Street to create interpretive maps of San Francisco's main artery A Friend in Need by Lauren Bartone SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2016 – Every year, the San Francisco Arts Commission engages local artists to create original works of art for its popular Art ... Read more

Announcing Technical Assistance Workshops for WritersCorps Teaching Artists in Residence Grant Cycle


The San Francisco Arts Commission's grant staff is here to help you understand our grant application process. We are hosting a series of workshops at the Veteran's War Memorial Building (401 Van Ness, Room 302, San Francisco) that anyone interested in applying to our FY2016-2017 WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence ... Read more

ArtPlace America is now hiring!


ArtPlace America is looking to hire a director of communications as part of our executive team. We are a ten-year fund that will sunset in 2020; and we are a collaboration of 16 foundations, 8 federal agencies, and 6 banks that is looking to position arts and culture as a core ... Read more

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence application is now open!


The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant application and guidelines are now posted. The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence (WCTAIR) grant is a three year grant, renewed annually, that provides support to individual teaching artists to offer free, long-term, in-depth literacy–focused arts workshops to youth at San Francisco community ... Read more

Public Art Application Reviews


Appointments Available for SFAC Public Art Application Reviews! April 25th and May 4th, 4-6 p.m. The Arts Commission is now offering application reviews for with the Public Art Staff! Come get feedback on your application materials and tips for submitting a strong portfolio. The reviews will take place between 4-6 p.m. ... Read more

Call for Artists – Moscone Expansion: West Bridge


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Moscone Expansion: West Bridge Project Art EnrichmentREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Issue Date: March 29, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom. Please be ... Read more