Call For Muralists

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Call For Muralists


Call for Muralists • Request for Proposals

Art Works Downtown requests proposals for an exciting mural opportunity in our Susan Kirby Place. Thanks to support from The EACH Foundation, we are searching for an artist, or team of artists, who can create a two-dimensional mural that reflects a positive creative spirit, visually compliments the surrounding area, and ignites imagination. To be completed in fall 2020.

Project Timeline

Deadline for submissions, no later than August 15, 2020
Notification by September 14
Work to commence as soon as possible after announcement and signing of contract.
Complete project by November 1, 2020
Application Requirements

All components must be in digital format to be submitted though Call for
?No cost to apply
Only complete applications will be considered and must include the following.Budget plan.  The budget plan should itemize the artist(s) fee, supplies, travel-related expenses, insurance, and all associated costs.
Timeline.  The timeline should approximate each phase of the project to provide a draft schedule.
Background Information.  Artist resume, artists statement, visual examples of past mural work, references. Examples should describe size, materials, cost, and location of other public works. References are required, references for earlier public-art projects are encouraged.
Draft Mural.  A colored design illustrating the concept is required.
Written Statement.  Explain the theme of the mural, describe your process, and include supplemental information such as medium, and approximate dimensions of the proposed mural.
Maintenance Plan.  Describe how the mural will tolerate outdoor elements and provide a suitable Maintenance Plan. See sample maintenance plan on page 3.
Questions (optional). Include questions you may have about the project.
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