It is time for Fort Worth Public Art to update our Pre-Qualified lists .
Fort Worth Public Art has two separate categories within the 2018 Pre-Qualified List of Artists based upon artists’ residency and experience in Public Art.
Local North Texas-Based Emerging Public Artist List:
Open to North Texas artists* who reside in the Fort Worth Metropolitan area, who work in any media
Previous public art or design team experience is not required.
Artists should demonstrate an understanding of appropriate materials and a willingness to work collaboratively with other artists, designers, architects, engineers, fabricators, city officials and staff.
Artists should also express a willingness to accepting input from the community.
*This list is limited to artists who reside in the following Counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise*
Texas and National Established Public Artist List:
Open to Texas-based and National artists/artist teams who work in any media
Artists must demonstrate experience with:
public art projects
materials suitable for public indoor and outdoor settings
collaboration with other artists, designers, architects, engineers, fabricators, city officials and staff
Artists should also demonstrate a willingness to accepting input from the community
With the upcoming 2018 Bond Election, there is the opportunity for many new Public Art Projects at locations such as parks, libraries, community centers and streets.