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Icons of Art and Social Justice

A Mural Project

August 8th,2020 – September 4th, 2020

Chloe Alexander, TeMika Grooms, Lena Love and Muhammad Suber


Curator- Lisa Tuttle

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

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