Application and Nominations

The Pittsburgh Creative Corps is a group of pre-qualified artists whose work has been reviewed by a panel of artists, art and design professionals, and community stakeholders. The Pittsburgh Creative Corps supports the rapid deployment of the artists in the Corps and their creative practices to respond to various public art and artist-led programming opportunities throughout the year.

The Pittsburgh Creative Corps is open to artists of all disciplines throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Applying to and Nominating an Artist for the Pittsburgh Creative Corps

Artist applications and nominations are accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed twice throughout the year; once in the Fall and once in the Spring. Application and/or nomination is not a guarantee of selection to the Corps.

For consideration in the Fall Review, applications must be submitted by Monday, September 9, 2024 at 11:59 PM.

For consideration in the Spring Review, applications must be submitted by Monday, March 10, 2025 at 11:59 PM.

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Application Resources

This informational video goes through the application process for artists interested in applying to the Pittsburgh Creative Corps.

Office Hours

Shiftworks holds Office Hours every Monday and Thursday for artists interested in working in the public realm. This meeting time can be used for feedback on artist portfolios, assistance with filling out applications, drafting letters of interest, or identifying upcoming opportunities.

Interested artists can reserve a 30-minute time slot to meet either virtually or in-person with Derek Reese, Program Manager of Artist Services. In-person meetings will take place at our offices located at 224 N. Euclid Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

Virtual Meeting (Mondays)In-Person Meeting (Thursdays)

Image credits

Top to bottom, left to right:
(1) CONFLUX immersive art experience by artists Heidi Wiren Bartlett and Celeste Neuhaus, photo by Beth Barbis; (2) PGH Tango Connection leading a community dance class at Allegheny Landing, photo by Heather Mull.