Icons of Art and Social Justice
A Mural Project
August 8th,2020 – September 4th, 2020
Call for Artist
Black Lives Matter/ Black Art Matters
Project description: As part of our ongoing mission to promote art and social justice, and to respond with immediacy to current transformative global Black Lives Matter movement, the ArtsXchange will commission four murals along the south façade of our building’s exterior. We are calling individual artists/muralists, either individually or in collaborative teams with other artists or writers, to submit their ideas. We are seeking images and texts which depict inspirational Art and Social Justice cultural leaders (known or unknown), thoughts and/or aspirations.Each mural artist/team will be awarded a $1,000 budget, to be inclusive of all artist fees, materials, scaffolding, and other expenses of completing the mural.Each mural panel (see photos) is 10.5 feet Wide x 6.5 feet High.
Mural Project Timeline:
Submission deadline: July 20, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. (ET). Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Review of applications: July 20– July 27
Notification of selected artists: July 28, 2020
Implementation: Tuesday, August 8 – September 4th, 2020
Completion of murals: No later than the second week of September 2020