Whether you are an experienced public artist or a North Texas-based artist who aspires to work in the public realm, we need you! While the Fort Worth Public Art Master Plan Update (pages 54-56) outlines six different selection processes, our primary method is the Pre-Qualified List, which includes two categories: Established Public Artists and Emerging Public Artists. Our next Call to Artists for the Pre-Qualified List will be issued in Winter/Spring 2020. Interested artists will be invited to submit qualifications online for review by a panel of art and design professionals who will make recommendations to the Fort Worth Art Commission for approval. Artists with no previous public art experience will be required to attend an Public Artist Training Workshop in order to be considered. Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!
The City of Fort Worth recently acquired Vase With Nine Flowers by James Surls, now installed on Montgomery Street near the intersection of Lansford Lane. Click to find out more about James Surls and his prestigious career as an artist.
This page contains a wealth of information for artists interested in creating public art, including ways to engage the community, how to budget for projects, and links to artist opportunities in Texas.