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Current Calls and RFPs Overview

Overall Calls for Art and RFPs
 

Call for Art

Kaiser Permanente Eugene Oregon

Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for 2-D art for a Kaiser Permanente located in Eugene, OR. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit and artists from the Eugene area are especially encouraged. We are looking for art or illustration that is suitable for a full wall printed piece as well as wall hung paintings or prints.

Please submit the following to admin@kentartbroker.com Include Kaiser Eugene in your email subject line.

Submission

  • A current resume or CV

  • Up to 20 images of available 2-D artwork (paintings, drawings, prints, metal, mixed media)

    • Images should be named:

    • Last Name_Title_Size_Retail Price - Example: Kent_Untitled_24x36_$800

    • Please inform us of the medium, substrate and framing information of all artwork

    • Example: All paintings are oil on 2” cradled panel, unframed

Inspiration

  • Bright artwork in spring and summer colors

  • Artwork that is fresh, light and airy

  • Possible influences, abstract or representational, may include, but are not limited to:

    • Eugene everyday life, activities, and scenes of the surrounding area

    • Imagery that evokes a sense of health and growth.

    • Imagery that reflects long-lasting values promoting positivity.

    • Imagery that responds to the themes of nature, and an active lifestyle.

    • Imagery that reflects the geographic location as we as the community of Eugene, o Art with a street art component, graffiti or mural like imagery.

    • Art that is youthful and bright while appealing to all ages.

Requirements

All photos, paintings and other works of art must be original and the submitting artists must have all rights to the images. Timeline Submissions will be due between August 23rd and October 4th, 2019 Selected Artists will be notified by October 18th, 2019 Artist to deliver art on or about February 12, 2020 Larger submissions may be rejected by our email – please send multiple emails, use dropbox or reduce the size of your images.

Please read our Artist FAQs for more information on submitting. For questions please email us at admin@kentartbroker.com

 
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Nesika Illahee Apartments Overview

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Call for Art

Nesika Illahee Apartments

Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for wall hung artwork and one large art piece of the Nesika Illahee Apartments, located in Northeast Portland, OR. Pacific Northwest artists located in Portland and the surrounding area are invited are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to Native American artists or artist teams that include a Native member. Tribal Liaison Phillip Hillaire will be assisting with this call for art.

At Nesika Illahee (meaning “Our Place” in the Chinook language), the mission is to provide high quality affordable housing to the Native American population in Portland through partnerships with Community Development Partners, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians (CTSI), the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) and the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). The Nesika Illahee property is located in the Cully neighborhood, on land originally inhabited by members of the Native village Neerchokikoo.

This 3-story building with 59 apartments is an unprecedented tribal affordable housing development. It will house a community room, talking rooms, a community garden, and a kitchen with an exterior plaza and seating. Also, provided through the project partners will be onsite, culturally specific services to address the resident’s dental, medical, behavioral health and substance abuse recovery needs.

Portland’s Native community is diverse, vibrant and growing; its growth has outpaced the Portland regional population growth at over 70,000 strong. The Portland urban Native community is represented by over 380 tribes and many are multi-tribal and multi-ethnic. Some are enrolled citizens of local tribes but many are citizens of descendants of more geographically distant tribes.


To submit for the large art piece, email the following to admin@kentartbroker.com and include Nesika Illahee Large Artwork in your subject line.

Large Artwork or Interior Mural Details

One wall space near the lobby of the building suitable for a mural or large piece of art, approximately 15’9’’ wide x 7’8’’ tall

Large Artwork or Interior Mural Submission Requirements

  • A current resume or CV (not required), make sure to mention tribal affiliations if any

  • Brief proposal for this project including a written idea and concept of the piece. A sketch of the idea is highly encouraged.

  • Up to 10 past images of previous and related work. All photos, paintings and other works of art must be original and the submitting artists must have all rights to the images.

    Images must be titled “Last Name_Art Title” to be considered, example “Kent_Misty Morning” and sent as JPEG, PNG, TIFF or ZIP file. Please do not submit PDF or PPT image files.

  • Image List that includes title of work, medium, dimensions, location, and cost of production or price. Image List can be sent as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. New to creating Image Lists? See our helpful PDF and email us admin@kentartbroker.com with any questions.

Selection Process

  • Artwork will be selected based on the art committee’s preference for work that includes:

    • Warm and welcoming 

    • Appropriate for Portland and the Pacific Northwest 

    • Utilizes the concept of storytelling within the imagery 

    • Reflective of the Native American culture and spirit


To submit for the wall hung artwork, email the following to admin@kentartbroker.com and include Nesika Illahee Call for Art in your subject line.

Wall Hung Artwork Details

Several locations of various sizes in common areas and corridors will display art from the local community of Native American artists.  Work should be two-dimensional or low-profile relief; a variety of media will be considered.

Wall Hung Artwork Submission Requirements

  • A current resume or CV (not required), make sure to mention tribal affiliations if any

  • Please share one paragraph summary on your background, if you have a connection to the project, experience working on similar calls for art, and any other additional relevant information.

  • Up to 10 images of currently available 2-D artwork. All photos, paintings, and other works of art must be original, and the submitting artists must have all rights to the images.

    Images must be titled “Last Name_Art Title” to be considered, example “Kent_Misty Morning” and sent as JPEG, PNG, TIFF or ZIP file. Please do not submit PDF or PPT image files.

  • Image List that includes title of work, medium, framing, dimensions (height, width, thickness), and retail price. Image List can be sent as a Microsoft Word or PDF file.

    Please note retail price is artist net cost (60%, including delivery) + broker commission (40%), example “Kent_Misty Morning” is $500 retail, so artist will make $300 on the sale, so please price accordingly.

    New to pricing artwork? See our helpful PDF and email us admin@kentartbroker.com with any questions.

Selection Process

  • Artwork will be selected based on the art committee’s preference for work that includes:

    • Warm and welcoming 

    • Appropriate for Portland and the Pacific Northwest 

    • Utilizes the concept of storytelling within the imagery 

    • Reflective of the Native American culture and spirit


Wall Hung and Large Artwork or Interior Mural Timeline

  • Both submission deadlines are September 25, 2019

  • Selected artists will be notified by October 7, 2019

  • Artwork should plan to deliver selected works to the project site on or about November 8, 2019     

By submitting you are stating that you agree with the terms of this call.

Please read our Artist FAQs for more information on submitting.

For questions please email us at admin@kentartbroker.com

To download a PDF of this call please click here.

 
 
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