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Mayor Lee Announces Installation of Intrude Featuring Five Monumental Illuminated Rabbits, Enlivening Civic Center Plaza with Public Art


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 25, 2016 Contact: Mayor's Office of Communications, 415-554-6131 San Francisco Arts Commission, 415-252-2229 Recreation & Park Department, 415-629-2559 Large-Scale, Temporary Public Art Installation by Artist Amanda Parer Installed in Civic Center Plaza to Celebrate Public Art & Celebrate Families Image courtesy of Amanda Parer San ... 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, May 9, 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

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grant


Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is delighted to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission's strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor ... Read more

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grants program


Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is pleased to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission's strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor ... Read more

Call for Artists: SFO International Terminal A and G Gate Rooms


San Francisco International Airport, International Terminal A and G, Gate Rooms REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: March 14, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEApril 11, 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 ... Read more

Photographer McNair Evans Rides the Rails Cross Country to Capture Intimate Portraits of Contemporary Americans


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contacts: Kate Patterson Telephone: 415-252-2229 Email: Kate.Patterson@sfgov.org Meg Shiffler Telephone: 415-252-2234 Email: Meg.Shiffler@sfgov.org PHOTOGRAPHER RIDES THE RAILS CROSS COUNTRY TO CAPTURE INTIMATE PORTRAITS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICANS The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries' Art at City Hall program presents the debut of In Search of Great Men: a solo exhibition by McNair Evans April 15 ... Read more

Clandestine Meeting Place from the Future Comes to the Civic Center


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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 CLANDESTINE MEETING PLACE FROM THE FUTURE COMES TO THE CIVIC CENTER Local artist Carrie Hott transforms the SFAC Galleries Window Installation Site at 155 Grove Street into a secret solar-powered meeting spot Sidewalk Artist Talk Friday, May 13, ... Read more

Call for Mosaic Artists: “Textiles and Tesserae” Group Show


The Institute of Mosaic Art in Berkeley is planning a juried group show this summer, combining works in both mosaic and textile that bear some resemblance with the other art. We welcome a diversity of wall-hung mosaics that may have some reference to quilts, kimonos, embroidery, molas, Ikat, paisley shawls, kimonos, ... Read more

2016 YBCA Artist Residency


Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) and Art Practical request proposals for a three-month artist residency that will take place from April 1 to June 30, 2016. The YBCA Artist Residency will award an emerging/mid-career artist whose work foregrounds social and public practice a $10,000 monetary award and opportunities to ... Read more

FY2015-2016 Grants Cycle Panel Recommendations


Panel season is over and all panel recommendations will go before the Full Commission for approval in March. Click on the documents below to download the recommendation packets, which include applicant rankings, project summaries for the recommended applicants, panelist bios, and the guidelines/applications. Any questions about the categories may be ... Read more