Current Opportunities

The Art in Public Places program uses the CaFÉ electronic application and selection process. There is no application fee for the project or to create an account on the system. Please note all materials must be submitted according to the specifications outlined on the CaFÉ website.

Prospectus #228 Doña Ana Community College
The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project on the DACC East Mesa campus. The work will be situated at the center of the campus in the quad area surrounded by the Academic Resources Building, the Student Resources Building, the Auditorium, and the Digital Media & Main Building. Professional artists working in the United States and demonstrating a level of experience that is commensurate with the project scope and budget are invited to submit qualifications to this project opportunity. A total of $183,500 is available for the project inclusive of all costs, taxes and fees.

Prospectus #234 2015 New Mexico Only Purchase Initiative
New Mexico Arts' Art in Public Places program announces the 2015 New Mexico Only Purchase Initiative. The objective of this initiative is to diversify the state's public art collection by purchasing artwork from artists in all stages of their careers. The project is open to artists who reside in and galleries that are located in New Mexico. Galleries may submit qualifications on behalf of any artist represented by the gallery, regardless of the artist's residency.