Call for Artists!

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The Helotes Economic Development Corporation is now soliciting proposals for a major art sculpture for the traffic circle in Old Town Helotes.  See attached Call for Artists for more information.  Applications can be submitted online at or mailed to 12682 Old FM 1560, Suite 105, Helotes, Texas 78023 by March 31, 2023.

Call for Artists
Project: Major Art Sculpture for OTH Traffic Circle
Funding: Up to $35,000

Project Summary
The Helotes Economic Development Corporation seek to commission a permanent, site-specific, outdoor installation at the traffic circle located in Old Town Helotes. The HEDC invites artists/artist teams to submit their qualifications and conceptual design to be considered.

Project Objective
• Foster community pride and convey a sense of Helotes;
• Incorporate a sense of Texas, the Hill Country, and or Helotes;
• Support the City’s visitor and tourism industry by enhancing our growing collection of art;

Project Scope
The installation will occupy no more than a 15-foot radius. This is a high-traffic area, and visibility must be maintained for vehicular traffic. Furthermore, it must be made of materials that can withstand Texas weather.

The budget for this project is a matching grant of up to $35,000, with additional funding possible through other partnerships.

Submission Requirements
• Letter of intention
• Completed online application, available at
• Artist rendering of the concept
• Artist resume or bio for each artist

Submission Deadline
Submit required materials online at or to the HEDC office located at 12682 Old FM 1560, Suite 105, Helotes, TX 78023, no later than March 31, 2023.

Please get in touch with HEDC Executive Director Glenn Goolsby at

2023 Call for Artists PDF