Downtown Arlington Mural Project
500 E Front Street #140
Arlington, Texas 76011
Entry Deadline: 3/31/18
Number of Applications Allowed: 3
Images - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Downtown Arlington Mural Initiative): $20.00
WE ARE INTERESTED IN MURALS THAT:
SUGGESTED MURAL THEMES FOR THE PROJECT:
PROSPECTIVE MURAL LOCATIONS: Prospective Mural Locations
DESIGN PHASE AND COMMUNITY: From the submissions received, Downtown Arlington Mural Project will select 4 artist finalists to present their proposals at a community meeting.
FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION: Artists will work with approved types of paints and finishes to assure the longevity of the artwork on exterior building surfaces. All materials must withstand climatic conditions and be safe and durable enough for the public to touch. Artists submitting proposals must have a firm grasp of mural making skills and their proposals must match the funding requirements. Downtown Arlington Mural Project will be responsible for maintaining the mural, which is expected to have a lifespan of at least 5 years, after its completion.
MURAL PROJECT AND ARTIST SELECTION SCHEDULE:
BUDGET: Chosen artists will receive a $1000 stipend. Paint, materials, supplies, and equipment will be provided.
ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to established and emerging artists, or an artist team located in the State of Texas.
APPROVAL PROCESS: The Review Committee’s decisions for this project will be final.
The Review Committee will review all submissions and finalists will be selected for inclusion into the Downtown Arlington Mural Project Portfolio of accepted designs. In the event that an artist must withdraw, another artist will be selected from the Portfolio.
All Designs are subject to the Review Committee’s discretion. The Review Committee reserves the right to reject artists’ submission as well as suggest changes to proposed designs. Murals will not be assigned to an artist whose design has not been approved by the Review Committee.
FINAL ACCEPTANCE OF MURAL: All designs are subject to the Review Committee’s discretion. All finished designs are subject to the Review Committee’s discretion. Selected artists should expect edits and feedback to their design at the discretion of the Review Committee.