Public Call For Art

The City of Gloucester, MA is seeking a professional artist/s and/or artist team(s) to submit proposals to design, create and install public art work in downtown Gloucester for our 2012 designed HarborWalk ( The Gloucester Committee for the Arts is administering this CALL. Note: this is a two-stage, open process requesting concepts and full proposal to select the short list.

Apply online with all materials submitted in digital format. There is no fee to apply.

Full RFP and application at

Picasa slide folder for examples of available sites location types

For Further Information please contact via email
subject line “Public Art”

Gloucester Committee for the Arts
c/o Mayor’s Office, City Hall
9 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930

Made up of citizen volunteers appointed by the Mayor and City Council, The Committee for the Arts was established by City ordinance in 2000 to promote and celebrate Gloucester’s cultural heritage. The Committee recently has worked to preserve and increase awareness of Gloucester’s significant collection of WPA murals and other City-owned art. Additionally, the Committee develops and promotes educational programs and establishes awards and honors to recognize local artists. It implements a city-wide public art policy and commissioning process. The Committee advises City officials on the value of a diverse, cultural life as well as encourages art programs within public schools.

Judith Hoglander, Chair
Roger Armstrong
Dale Brown
Marcia Hart
Catherine Ryan, Mayor’s Representative