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Call for Public Art Timeline

4 May 2020

Registration for the Call for Public Art proposals on the Submission Portal opens on May 4, 2020. For accommodation submitting a proposal, please contact (540) 231-3703 or email

30 September 2020

The Call for Public Art proposals are due through the Submission Portal on September 30, 2020. All proposals must include: 

  • Letter of Interest
  • Diversity Statement
  • Resume/CV
  • Examples of Previous Work
  • Submission Proposal (includes: concept description, budget estimate, and time estimate)

19 October 2020

On October 19, 2020, the semifinalists of the Call for Public Art will be notified. Semifinalists will be invited to present their project proposals with preliminary cost projections. Each semifinalist will be awarded an honorarium of $1,500. Semifinalists will also be asked to further refine their proposals and cost estimates.

15 November 2020

On November 15, 2020, semifinalists' Call for Public Art refined proposals and cost estimates are due.

14 December 2020

On December 14, 2020, the winners of the Call for Public Art will be publicly announced. Finalists will be awarded a $200 stipend to produce a more detailed materials cost estimate. Total prize money of $20,000 will be split amongst the winners.