2022 Selection Process

Attention artists, architects, designers, and landscape architects:
We are pleased to announce our 2021 Request for Qualifications!

Pictured above: Gil Corral leads a guided meditation at Jesse Salisbury’s Gathering Stones (2020). The American Dream (2016) by Judith Hoffman. Occupied Wall (2017) by Christian A. Prasch.

TEMPOart commissions temporary public art and hosts projects and events in Portland, ME, that are free, open, and inclusive of all. We seek work that will be a catalyst to connect communities and inspire meaningful thought and conversation on timely issues.

Request for Qualifications

TEMPOart seeks artists, architects, designers, and landscape architects based in Maine to design and realize a temporary outdoor public work of art to begin in June 2022. The maximum budget is $25,000 (inclusive of artist fees and any associated travel).

Materials requested:
A resume or CV
Documentation of 5 different pieces of completed work
A 300-word statement sharing why the artist is interested in the opportunity.
The deadline to apply for the RFQ is Saturday, August 28, 2021.

For more information on how to apply, and to view the full RFQ, please visit the link below: