Neighborhood Allies and the Office of Public Art Seek Artists to Participate in the Temporary Public Art and Placemaking Program

Mar 24, 2016

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We are seeking artists to participate in the Temporary Public Art and Placemaking Program in which community based organizations and artists will work in concert with residents to develop a temporary work of public art to be on display in six communities in Pittsburgh and first-ring suburbs. The artworks will be located in each of Neighborhood Allies’ target neighborhoods including the Hill District, Homewood, Larimer, Millvale, Wilkinsburg, and the Southern Hilltops.

Six artist information sessions, hosted by the participating community based organizations, will provide artists the opportunity to learn about the program and application process:

  • Millvale: March 28, 2016 4:00 PM at St. Nicholas Church, 24 Maryland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209
  • Larimer: March 30, 2016 5:00 PM at Kingsley Center, 6435 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Homewood: March 31, 2016 5:00 PM at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Homewood, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208
  • Wilkinsburg: April 4, 2016 4:00 PM at Landmarks Preservation Resource Center, 744 Rebecca Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
  • Hill District: April 5, 2016 5:00 PM at Blakey Program Center, 1st Floor, 1908 Wylie Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Southern Hilltops: April 19, 2016 4:00 PM at UrbanKind 827 Warrington Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15210

call for artistsThe deadline to apply for this opportunity is May 2, 2016 at 11:59pm. Artists will be selected by the participating community based organizations through an RFQ process facilitated by Neighborhood Allies and the Office of Public Art.

The call for artists and additional information is available on the Office of Public Art website.

Top Header Image Photo Credit: Prototyping Larimer Stories by artist John Peña, photo by OPA