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ARTISTS NEEDED FOR CITY OF FORT BRAGG
MURAL COMPETITION THIS FALL 2017!
The City of Fort Bragg and the A.D. Abramson Endowment Fund for the Visual Arts of the Community Foundation of Mendocino County will host a mural competition in Fort Bragg, California in September of 2017. Three artists or artist teams will be selected from contest applicants to paint three public murals in Fort Bragg, California. The mural competition is a means to enliven the Fort Bragg area with engaging public art and to showcase sponsoring businesses.
ARTIST QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Artists will be selected according to the following qualifications:
MURAL CONTENT AND REQUIREMENTS
The City Council of Fort Bragg would like the content of the design to be decided by the artist. The Fort Bragg/Mendocino area is a culturally unique region wedged between towering redwoods and the Pacific Ocean. The theme of your design can reflect the local nature, culture or history of the area or it could be a unique contemporary design.
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CRITERIA FOR MURAL COMPLETION:
MURAL COMPETITION AWARDS
Selected muralist or muralist team will receive $2000 awarded to plan and fully execute the mural (paint and clear coat), along with a stipend of up to $500 for paint.
Please read this section carefully. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. The applicant’s name must appear on all materials submitted. Applications must be received by end of day Sunday, August 6, 2017.
Artists must provide the following information:
Note: If this is a group submission, please submit a single resume for the whole team, with individual resumes integrated into one document.
This list should encompass anything you may need including paint, clear-coating, ground cover, etc.
A brief description of the proposed installation should be included. Artists must provide a design drawn to scale with color, using the provided image of the wall to closely represent the planned installation.
Selected artists will have their mural location wall prepared with gesso two weeks prior to the completion deadline. Artists are welcome to begin as early as…???
Please include 1 to 3 samples of past and recent work with descriptions. For descriptions of public art installations please also include location, commissioning organization, and budget for the work submitted as illustrative examples. Artists may submit up to three designs.
City of Fort Bragg
416 N Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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