Current Art in Public Places Calls for Entry
There are currently no open calls for entry for the Loveland Art in Public Places Program. Please see Other Colorado Calls for Entry below.

Other Colorado Calls for Entry

CITY OF AURORA: CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER:  The City of Aurora, CO is seeking an individual artist/artist team to join the design team for a new recreation facility with the goal of creating architecturally integrated artworks incorporating both interior and exterior opportunities. Especially desired is artwork that helps to celebrate or forge connections to the natural world and specifically the surrounding environment. Opportunities include but are not limited to the entryway treatments, floors, walls, suspended artwork, kinetic art, interactive art, wayfinding elements, and interior and exterior architectural elements.
The ideal artist/artist team will bring a holistic vision to the site and the ability to work cohesively with the design team members. Artists may want to consider a team application to enhance the ability to address the breadth of the possibilities inherent at this site.
Deadline: 11:59 pm on June 17, 2019. All applications must be submitted through CaFÉ

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY:  Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating a site-specific public artwork or series of artworks for Colorado State University’s new Johnson Family Equine Teaching Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. The budget for this project is $138,000 and the deadline for applications is July 26, 2019. Online applications can be submitted here and full RFQ is attached.

DENVER ARTS & VENUES:Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for Cherry Creek Trail at Havana Street, near the Joe Shoemaker School (3333 S. Havana St.). This Public Art project offers an exciting opportunity to engage students at Joe Shoemaker in the creative process. This project should celebrate the students as well as the Hampden and Kennedy communities, and engage with trail-users by incorporating the ecology, environment and public space of Cherry Creek.The selection panel seeks artworks appropriate for Shoemaker School students and the users of the Cherry Creek Trail. Ideal artworks will integrate into the built environment, respect the natural scenery, provide a sense of excitement and discovery, and speak to the history and topography of the site. The commission amount is approximately $35,000 USD and the call is open to artists or artist teams residing in Colorado.  For more information on this opportunity, please visit
Applications accepted at through Monday, July 1, 11:59 p.m.

GRAND JUNCTION – ART ON THE CORNERArt on the Corner (AOTC) is a year-round outdoor sculpture exhibit displayed in Downtown Grand Junction and is one of the first of its kind in the country. The display is free to the public and includes more than 100 sculptures in a variety of mediums and styles. Established in 1984 by local sculptor, Dave Davis, Art on the Corner has become a cultural icon in Downtown Grand Junction. The Downtown Grand Junction Art on the Corner is pleased to announce the annual temporary public sculpture exhibit which is open to all sculpture artists. The sculpture must be an original creation by the artists. Interested artists are required to submit an application along with  images of your piece via the CaFE website at
Deadline: Monday, August 5, 2019


The following 2019 Loveland public art project applications are closed

TRANSFORMATIONS PROJECT 2019 — Application Deadline April 30, 2019, 5pm
The City of Loveland Visual Arts Commission desires Northern Colorado artists to create unique, original murals upon designated electrical cabinets in Loveland as part of the Transformations Project.  The intent of the program is to transform these everyday objects into one-of-a-kind works of art which stimulate our senses and create a sense of place within the community!

— Application Deadline Friday, February 22, 2019
Sculpture Honoring the Public Service of Sam Betters:  The Loveland Housing Authority seeks proposals for a bronze sculpture honoring the professional life and public service of Sam Betters, Loveland Housing Authority Director from 1976 – November 2018.  This sculpture will be installed near the entrance to the Loveland Housing Authority offices located at 375 West 37th Street, Suite 200, Loveland. Application details

TAAP 3D 2019 – Application Deadline January 13, 2019, 11:59pm
TAAP 3D showcases regional sculptors through a one-year on loan sculpture exhibition from June 2018-June 2019.  Artists are aid an honorarium of $2,000.  Applications are accepted through the CAFE website.

TAAP 2D 2019 – Application Deadline January 15, 2019, 5pm
TAAP 2D showcases two-dimensional artwork in the Loveland Public Library’s central galleria. This is a one-year on-loan program designed to promote regional artists through the public display of their artworks, and provides a means for artwork sales. Art selections for TAAP 2D rotate in February of each year. Application materials must be delivered to the Loveland Museum by Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 5pm.

Downtown Event Power Cabinet – Application Deadline October 17, 2018, 5pm
The City of Loveland seeks an artist/artist team to design, fabricate and install artwork for a new downtown electrical panel that will support local special events.  The artwork design will pay homage to the history of the electrical linemen who have been brought electricity to Loveland for over 93 years.  The Power Department will provide images and necessary pertinent historical information to the artist.  Artists applying for this project must have experience in working with metal (or similar substrate) that can be installed upon the 5’ x 5’ panel that will support the electrical components.  Project budget: $5,000

The Foundry Parking Garage – Application Deadline October 19, 2018The City of Loveland Art in Public Places is accepting Requests for Qualifications for artists working in two-dimensional media to design and create artworks for The Foundry parking garage in downtown Loveland.  The commission has a strong preference for artists working with dynamic and colorful media (painters, multi-media, mosaic artists, etc.).  The Foundry is a sweeping redevelopment of nearly three city blocks in southern downtown Loveland which will provide a strong foundation for the revitalization of Loveland’s historic downtown.  Public artwork will be prominently featured throughout this development through permanent installations, annual public art projects and temporary installations.  Project budget:  $150,000

Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park Memorial – Application Deadline October 26, 2018
The City of Loveland seeks an artist/artist team to design art concepts for the Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park located in the Big Thompson Canyon in Loveland.  The park has been closed since September 2013, when a devastating flood scoured away many of the park’s major elements, and will reopen to the public in September 2018.  The intention of this public art project is to create a feature that honors the 50+ memorials that were previously on-site but washed away by the flood.  The City is open to an artistic interpretation of a memorial.  Project budget: $55,000

Police Regional Training Institute – Application Deadline December 2, 2018

The cities of Loveland and Fort Collins, Colorado seek submissions to select an artist/artist team to design art concepts for a Police Regional Training Institute.  This Request for Qualifications is a collaborative effort between both cities’ Art in Public Places programs.  The selected artist/artist team will work with the Project Design Team to develop concepts for site-specific artwork.  Artists/teams will be selected based on their qualifications and application materials.
Project details and the application are available through the CAFÉ website. The deadline for submission is 11:59pm on Sunday, December 2, 2018.  Project budget:  $162,000.00