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CALL FOR ARTISTS - City of San Jose – Mural Artists Roster

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CALL FOR ARTISTS - City of San Jose – Mural Artists Roster



The City of San Jose Public Art Program (SJPA) is growing its Roster of Pre-Qualified Mural Artists. The purpose of the Roster is to streamline the artist selection process for a range of upcoming mural projects. Artists who are chosen for inclusion in the Roster will be eligible to be considered for future public art mural projects in San José. Inclusion in the final Roster will be for a period of five years. Budgets for these projects will range in size from $2,500 to $320,000.

There is strong interest in developing a robust roster that is inclusive of artists from a rich diversity of backgrounds and cultures and who reflect a wide range of experience levels, creative visions, aesthetics and approaches.


This opportunity is open only to artists or artist teams who reside and do their artistic work in one of the following counties in Northern California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Monterey County, Napa County, Sacramento County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County, and Sonoma County. Applicants who do not meet this geographic requirement are not eligible for consideration in this call and will be disqualified.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications.


Monday, October 24, 10:59 PM Pacific Time (11:59 PM Mountain Time) Applications must be complete on the CaFE portal by the deadline. No exceptions. 


To view the complete Request for Qualifications RFQ:   San Jose Public Art – For Artists: Call for Artists – Mural Roster

All materials will be submitted online, via CaFÉ™ website ( There is no application fee to apply or to use the CaFÉ™ online application system. To view the application, go to, navigate to “Apply to Calls”, and search the list for “City of San Jose: Mural Roster – Call for Artists ”.  


Please contact Lynn Rogers via email at if you have questions about this opportunity.