Artist Opportunities

Opportunities from SFAC Galleries, CIP Announcements, CIP Opportunities and Public Art (Workshops & Events and Calls for Artists).

Request for Proposals: Affordable House – Technical Assistance Program for San Francisco artists and arts workers


The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) wishes to connect local artists and arts workers who may be struggling to maintain a foothold in the City amidst a housing shortage and escalating real estate prices with existing affordable housing opportunities. The outcomes of this RFP are intended to provide support to ... Read more

RFQ: San Francisco International Airport, Terminal 1, TSA Security Screening Checkpoint, Large-scale Suspended Artwork


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San Francisco International Airport, Terminal 1, TSA Security Screening CheckpointLarge-scale Suspended Artwork REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)Issue Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE Monday, April 17, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Artists who applied to the recent SFO T1 redevelopment RFQ need not reply to this RFQ. Your work will automatically be considered ... Read more

Request for Proposals: Arts Education Master Plan “Refresh”


San Francisco Unified School District in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission seek a consultant or consultants to support the “refreshing” of the SFUSD's Arts Education Master Plan In 2006, the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) launched the Arts Education Master Plan (AEMP), a comprehensive vision for integrating ... Read more

FY2016-2017 Grant Application Review Panel Schedule


Grant application review panels are scheduled for the following dates. Click the name of the review panel to see the full schedule. Please note some schedules are still to be announced. Artists & Communities in Partnership When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: 401 Van ... Read more

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant Application Deadline Extended


We have extended the WCTAIR deadline to Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 12 p.m. If you have already submitted your application and would like additional time to work on the application, please email liz.ozol@sfgov.org and she can re-open your grant. It will be your responsibility to make the changes and ... Read more

Organization Project Grants Application Deadline Extended


Due to a breakdown in the system, we have extended the OPG deadline to Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12 p.m. If you have already submitted your application and would like additional time to work on the application, please email robynn.takayama@sfgov.org and she can re-open your grant. It will be ... Read more

Artist Application Workshops


APPLICANT WORKSHOPSFor artists who are interested in more information about applying to public art calls, the San Francisco Arts Commission will host two free workshops that will cover strategies for making a strong application and technical support for SlideRoom. Saturday, October 29th, 10a.m. – 12p.m.San Francisco Arts Commission 401 Van Ness Avenue, ... Read more

Call for Artists: SFO Terminal 1 Redevelopment


San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Terminal 1 Redevelopment REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEMonday, December 5, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard 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

Call for Artists: 2017/2018 Prequalified Artist Pool


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2017/2018 Prequalified Artist Pool REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) Issued: October 11, 2016 Jovi Schnell, There Slipped Saturn A Perpetual Tock— a.k.a. The Saturn Clock, Installed at SOMA West Skate Park APPLICATION DEADLINEMonday, December 5, 2016, 11:59 p.m. PST (Pacific Standard Time) Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for ... Read more

Online Grant Applications Now Open and Technical Assistance Workshops Announced


Application Deadlines: Applications for all SFAC grant programs are due online throughout October and November 2016, and grant review panels will take place between January and March 2017. See the calendar below for more information. Technical Assistance: We will be hosting a series of technical assistance (TA) workshops for individual ... Read more