Open Calls to Artists

Art Spark
River City Company with the support of the Chattanooga Department of Transportation, CDOT, and in partnership with Public Art Chattanooga invites Chattanooga area artists to take part in ArtSpark. The competition will be an investigation into the importance and the potential of enhancing the aesthetic environment of shared spaces in Downtown Chattanooga using unique and high quality art and designs.

River City Company seeks local professional artists to design vinyl coverings for up to 20 CDOT traffic signal boxes that dot major intersections in Downtown. APPLY.

Deadline: September 4, 2018
Stipend: $1,000

Open Positions

Public Art Program Coordinator
We are looking for a detail oriented, proactive communicator, who is passionate about Chattanooga's public spaces and neighborhoods to join our team. The Public Art Program Coordinator will provide administrative support for the Public Art Chattanooga program and engage with a diverse group of staff, stakeholders and communities to implement meaningful artworks in Chattanooga's public spaces. This is a full-time position with the City of Chattanooga and includes benefits.

See full position details and APPLY HERE.

Creative Placemaking Fellow
Our partners at the Trust for Public Land are hiring a Creative Placemaking Fellow to lead community engagement and participatory design efforts for  Chattanooga projects.

They're seeking a creative person who is adept at working with diverse audiences and through diverse means. Spanish language is a major plus. This is an 18-month, full-time position with the possibility of extension based on funding availability. Initial work will be primarily in Alton Park and Oak Grove, with some engagement of neighborhoods along the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway (Brainerd, East Chattanooga, Hwy 58, etc.).

See full position details HERE.

Artwork Selection Panels

Every project has a different artwork selection panel comprised of Chattanooga citizens with a specific interest or expertise including: artists, community and business representatives, architects, landscape architects, art and/or design professionals, and City of Chattanooga representatives. This panel reviews submissions for a public art project and makes recommendations to the Public Art Commission.

Serve on an artwork selection panel.

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