Calls to Artists
There is currently 4 calls available. Scroll down to see all opportunities.
Tacoma Murals Project
Deadline: May 28, 2013
City of Tacoma is seeking community groups who would like a mural
painted in their neighborhood to fight blight and combat vandalism.
Through the Tacoma Murals Project, community groups will work with
artists or artist teams who will design and
implement high quality murals. Artists/artist teams will develop
mural designs based on their aesthetics as artists and based on the
input from the community regarding theme or messages.
here for full details and application (Word document)
here for full details and application (PDF)
Artist Live/Work Space Survey
a nationally renowned non-profit developer of artist live/work space is conducting a feasibility study to identify potential properties and
interest in creating an artist live/work development in Tacoma.
We would like to support their findings
with your input. Please help us make informed decisions by taking
a few minutes to respond to an anonymous
survey focused on your current living and working accommodations, as
well as any possible desire for new accommodations. The survey should
take approximately 5 minutes to complete.
We are interested in input from artists of all disciplines from
Tacoma and beyond. Please fill it out even if you are not
currently looking to change your living/working situation and forward to
anyone you feel may be interested.
National Arts Program Visual Art Exhibit
Eligibility: Participants must be an employee, retiree, or volunteer or a family member of an employee, retiree or volunteer of the City of Tacoma.
Deadline: May 20, 2013
The 7th annual National Arts Program employee art exhibit
is around the corner; start planning your submissions today. Whether you
are a professional artist or an amateur, we want to see your talent.
This will be a great chance to showcase your creative side, receive
recognition, and possibly even win some money – and it is free to
participate! Ribbons, certificates of participation, and $2,400 in cash
prizes will be awarded. The exhibit will be on display in the Municipal
building and at Tacoma Public Utilities from June 3 to August 30.
Spaceworks Tacoma: Artscapes, Creative Enterprise and Special
Application Deadline: June 10, 2013 (midnight)
Spaceworks Tacoma is seeking artists, artist groups, non-profit
organizations and creative entrepreneurs to energize empty spaces in
. Through this application cycle, projects will be identified to fill
no- and low-cost vacant spaces through 2013.
here for full details
here to apply online
Participants of Spaceworks are provided
space, exposure, and consultation in exchange for creatively activating
vacant spaces. The goal is to transform empty storefronts with creative
energy and artistic enterprise, making
a stronger, more active city. We are seeking applications for all three
temporarily places 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional or new media art
installations in interior window storefronts.
Projects offers dedicated practicing artists the chance to pursue
projects and develop work in any discipline for up to six months.
provides artists, designers, crafters, consultants, organizations,
community groups and other creative entrepreneurs the chance to test new
products and services in a no- or low-cost space for up to six months. This
track provides relevant and meaningful professional development and
peer-to-peer support for participants to systematically grow
’s creative class.
General Funding Information
Tacoma Arts Commission supports arts organizations and artists through
three funding programs: Arts Anchor Fund, Arts
Projects and Tacoma Artists Initiative Program. Submission forms and information are available
on the Funding page.
Please contact Naomi at (253)
591-5191 or email@example.com
There are currently no workshops scheduled.