March 2020 Paid Public Art Opportunities New York City Department of Transportation 55 Water Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10041

DOT Art is seeking artists to be a part of Community Commissions 2020.
A person walks by a multi-colored mural of plants, mountains and skies.
Moment of Gratitude, Emily Caisip. In partnership with DUMBO Improvement District.
Front Street between Adams Street and Pearl Street, Brooklyn.
Community Commissions 2020 (RFP)

Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Artists are invited to apply to the DOT Art Community Commissions 2020 open call. DOT Art is seeking temporary, site-responsive art proposals in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens for implementation in spring and summer 2020. This round, applicants may submit proposals for murals and other two-dimensional work to be implemented at one of three priority locations. Selected artists are qualified to receive up to $20,000 towards direct project costs. Projects are presented with support from pre-selected community-based organizations. See below for a list of the priority sites and associated partners.

Questions and submissions should be directed to

Download the Community Commissions RFP and application here.

2020 Priority Sites & Partners