Artist Opportunities:

Public Art Academy

Ocean Street Gateway Beautification

City of Santa Cruz Economic Development

OCEAN STREET GATEWAY BEAUTIFICATION The City of Santa Cruz is working with RHAA Landscape Architecture to beautify the Ocean Street Gateway to Santa Cruz at Highway 17. The project is expected to include landscape improvements, public art, iconic gateway signage, as well as potential lighting and pedestrian improvements. This work will build upon traffic improvements, repaving, and striping planned by Public Works.

Public Art Academy

Santa Cruz City Arts in collaboration with City of Watsonville, County of Santa Cruz, Arts Council of Santa Cruz County and Community Arts Empowerment

FREE ARTIST WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY! We are so excited for this multi organization team up to offer artists all over our county the chance to learn about the ins and outs of Public Art from the artists and administrators - we want to help artists get their public art projects awarded! Three 2-hour sessions at the Community Room of the Watsonville Public Library October 26th 5:30-7:30 November 1st 5:30-7:30 November 9th 5:30-7:30 A 4th Session on November 15th will be offered if participants are interested in networking

City Arts Recovery Design Pilot Grant Program

City Arts in collaboration with Arts Council Santa Cruz County


SCRAP 2020 Call for Artists

City of Santa Cruz

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 The Santa Cruz Recycled Art Program (SCRAP) will offer 4-7 selected artists 3.5 months of access (May - August) to the waste stream at the City’s Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) which is located at 605 Dimeo Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, in order to make art from gleaned, recycled materials. (Please note the original March 28th deadline has been extended)

Mural Matching Grant

City of Santa Cruz

Anyone can propose a mural project, including property owners, artists, organizations, neighborhood associations, and government agencies. Ideas for murals will be accepted from anyone, provided they address and meet the criteria laid out in the Mural Matching Grant application.