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.

City Arts Recovery Design Grant Program

City Arts in Collaboration with Arts Council Santa Cruz County


SCRAP 2020 Call for Artists

City of Santa Cruz

This opportunity is currently closed. Check back soon for the next call. 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.

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.