West Valley Arts Council seeks interactive and experience driven art and artists for upcoming events throughout Arizona's West Valley region. Events take place monthly from October through April and are expected to be held outdoors. These are paid opportunities for artists with stipends being dependent on scope of work. 

Call will remain open until opportunities are filled. Submission will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage submission from BIPOC artists.

Examples of Type and Scope of Works:

  • Interactive Installations
  • Interactive Sculpture
  • Audience Participatory Murals 
  • Guided Art-making 


  • Be a local artist with fully realized and/or currently constructed works (stipend does not include funds to create new works). 
  • Musical works and soundscape are welcome for submission, but please note that most events are music-centric and may conflict with the works.
  • Works must be temporary with the ability to install and deinstall the on day of the the event. 
  • Artist or representative must be available to manage and monitor their work during the event.

Selection Criteria:

  • Artistic merit
  • Proven ability to successfully execute proposed work during a 1 day event. 
  • Artist resume
  • Proposed budget 

Artist Compensation:

  • WVAC will provide a paid stipend directly to the artists and is dependent on scope of work.
  • Artist will be promoted throughout WVAC website and social media channels. Additional promotion may be provided through partner organizations and event advertisement. 

Evaluation of Application:

Submissions will be evaluated by WVAC staff and partners, and will based on criteria above, including consideration of the contents of each application and any supporting materials submitted. Artist must submit proposed installation or  interactive work along with description, photos/videos, and any other supporting material directly to this submission from. 

Only approved artists will be contacted to talk through the feasibility of works and event details. Please do not call about submissions. Email questions to gallery@westvalleyarts.org

Applicants may be disqualified at any point if any information in their application is found to be false, misleading, incorrect, or if terms of this guideline are not adhered to.

West Valley Arts Council