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Art Opportunities
The 'Arts Opportunities' page is for artists, educators and administrators. Opportunities include: calls for artists, competitions, residency opportunities and professional development opportunities.

The Avondale Municipal Art Committee continually seeking a variety of public art to enhance the City and to highlight Avondale’s commitment to public art, building upon the public art collection already on display throughout Avondale. Please review the City of Avondale Public Art Masterplan (PDF) at (located on left).

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The committee consists of two ex-officio art organizations who provide information, resources, and support arts in the West Valley and Historic Avondale's Creative Art District:

 Creative Art District  Catitude Art Gallery and Studio  Bonnie Lewis
 West Valley Region  West Valley Arts Council  Bernadette Mills


 Open Call To Artists For Proposals:
 Avondale City Center Sculpture Pads Public Art Selection 
December 3, 2015


This project is open to all professional sculpture artists.

The members of Avondale Municipal Art Committee are residents of the community, many of whom are artists and art professionals. The Committee will select sculpture pieces for the two pads for approval by the Avondale City Council. The selection process will take into consideration the artist’s past projects, professional experience, and will give careful consideration to the submittal statement describing the project and the drawings and/or photographs submitted.

To be considered for any project, artists must submit:  
  • A minimum of five and maximum of ten photographs of work completed within the past five years work, including the dimensions of each piece. 
  • Copy of a current resume 
  • Contact information 
  • Three to Five images either photograph(s) or drawings and dimensions of the work to be considered, including any environmental considerations or restrictions 
  • Artist statement regarding the work to be considered 
  • Artist’s installation requirements    

Budget: Please include the purchase price of the proposed art. The Avondale Municipal Art Committee will determine a budget after proposals are received.

For questions please contact (623) 333-2787, .  

*Disclaimer: The Avondale Municipal Art Committee reserves the right to make the final decision as it best represents the view of the City of Avondale.