Calls for Artists

Throughout the year, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts seeks visual, literary and performing artists to participate in large-scale festivals and special events. Now, artists and cultural organizations can visit one place to learn about current calls for artists, upcoming projects and arts-related events.

  • Amber Eve Anderson at School 33 Art Center

  • Darley Park Gateway Mural: Part II by Whitney Frazier

  • In The Garden by Sam Christian Holmes at Robert Baker Park in Federal Hill

Edgecombe Wayfinding

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) in collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of Planning seeks a professional artist or artist team to design and produce unique, site-specific public artwork using art and design to highlight safe walking routes for pedestrians, to create a sense of pride and ‘ownership’ with the community, and to serve as a visual guide on the main walking path for students and families connecting users to Edgecombe Circle Elementary School. This request for qualifications (RFQ), seeks to identify an experienced professional artist and/or team to create new and unique wayfinding path markers along Pall Mall Road, an important physical connection between MLK Jr Elementary School and Edgecombe Circle Elementary in the Park Heights community in Baltimore City. Funding for this project is provided by Pimlico Local Impact Aid.


Request For Qualifications

RFQ Criteria



Teaching Artists

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking talented Teaching Artists to join the Bright StARTS program arts education team. Ideal candidates are practicing artists in the disciplines of dance, music, theatre, visual and culinary arts who are committed to working with educators and young people. The Bright StARTS program brings high-quality arts enrichment to the youth of Baltimore City by working through established after-school, summer and at-risk youth centers. The program is currently accepting applications for dancers, creative writers/poets, musicians, theatrical, visual and culinary artists with teaching experience or substantial training in teaching artistry. Applicants must demonstrate expertise working as professional artists, a strong commitment to working with educators and young people, strong communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, an ability to facilitate group decision making, an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and strong attention to detail.

Click here for the job description.