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CALL FOR ARTIST PROPOSALS
DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY ART INSTALLATION



 

The Downtown Action Organization is looking to partner with local artists, community organization or school groups to create a fun, festive holiday atmosphere in Downtown Santa Rosa! At least three locations have been identified where installations will take place, though additional locations and creative concepts are welcome.


DEADLINE TO APPLY: NOVEMBER 1, 2023 

Applications are being accepted through November 1, 2023.
 

INTRODUCTION 

The Downtown Action Organization (DAO) is looking to partner with local artists, community organizations or school groups to create a fun, festive holiday atmosphere in Downtown Santa Rosa! At least three locations have been identified where installations will take place, though additional creative concepts are welcome. The installations will need to take place between November 13 and 22 and be removed between January 3 and 10.
 

OPPORTUNITIES 

The DAO is looking for artists to create a range of projects to enliven Downtown Santa Rosa during the holiday season.

Possible concepts could include murals, photo backdrops/opportunities, decorative lighting, digital installations, etc. Concepts outside of those listed will also be considered, however all concepts must connect to the general theme and encompass the festive, inclusive holiday spirit.

Temporary installations will be located at:

·         The old fountain in front of 500 4th Street (La Rosa)

·         The windows of 401 Mendocino Avenue

·         The windows of 640 4th Street

Additional locations and ideas are welcome to be submitted as well.
 

PROJECT TIMELINE 

Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2023.  Applicants may be contacted any time after November 2, 2023 to begin their projects. Applicants must be able to complete their projects no later than November 22, 2023 and remove them no later than January 10, 2023.
 

PROJECT BUDGETS 

Projects will ideally be funded in the range of $500-$1,750. 
 

PROJECT PROPOSALS 

Artists must complete a short application by November 1, 2023. Select proposals will be asked to submit a sketch. Questions can be emailed to cadanceh@santarosametrochamber.com
 

REVIEW CRITERIA

  • Appropriateness of applicant’s medium and style for prospective projects and locations; 

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake and successfully execute work in accordance with a proposed installation schedule, in a professional manner and within the project budget; 

  • Artistic qualifications and high standards of innovation, creativity and originality.

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