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Artist Call: Palm Desert Sculpture

Posted by City of Palm Desert ; Posted on 
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Artist Call:  Palm Desert Sculpture




The City of Palm Desert seeks experienced artists and/or artist teams for a public art sculpture(s) on San Pablo Avenue.

About Palm Desert: Located just over 100 miles east of Los Angeles, Palm Desert is a premier resort destination and year-round  community  located  in  the  heart  of California’s  Coachella  Valley,  comprised  of  9 cities, each with a distinct character. At the west end  of  the  valley  is  Palm  Springs,  known  for midcentury   modern  architecture  and   historic connections to Hollywood.  To  the east is  Indio with abundant    farms    and    striking    murals depicting contemporary Latinx imagery.

About the Project: The  sculpture(s)  in  this  roundabout  will  be  the  focal  point  for  San  Pablo  Avenue.  The roundabout will serve as the transition from the commercial area into the residential area. Illuminated artworks and multiple sculptures are acceptable as outlined in the specifications below. Sculptures with water features will not be accepted.

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Artist Eligibility: Open to experienced artists residing  in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Submission Requirements: Interested artists or artist teams must apply via  the  Call listed on

Project Budget: The budget for this project is $125,000

For  additional  information  on  this  project, please contact Amy Lawrence at (760) 837-1664 or via email at


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