Call for 2019 Electrical Box Muralist - Marina Arts District in Corpus Christi, TX

May 29, 2019

Call for 2019 Electrical Box Mural Submission

DEADLINE DATE: Applications must be submitted on June 12, 2019, by 5 pm.

The Downtown Management District (DMD) is announcing the continuation of the Downtown Electrical Box Mural Program. Launched in 2015 with a goal of downtown beautification, this program enhances the cultural experience of the art centered district. The DMD is seeking six (6) artists to create a public mural on a pre-selected electrical boxes on Mesquite Street. The artist and rendering will be selected by a public vote.


  • Applications due on June 12, 2019, by 5 pm.
  • Voting will begin on Thursday, June 13th and will end at 12 pm on Thursday, June 20th.
  • Winners will be announced by 5 pm on Thursday, June 20th
  • Artists can pick up their paint on Monday, June 24th.

Completion date: The mural must be complete by July 4th.

• The electrical boxes are approximately 3’ 8” X 4’ 7.5” X 2’ 2.5” in size and the mural should fill the majority of all sides.
• Entries must be original works of art and should reflect Corpus Christi’s cultural and heritage.
• The artist will receive $500 commission for the painting.
• A set of primary colors by Novo Color paint will be supplied by the DMD.
• Electrical boxes will be sanded and primed by the DMD Clean Team prior to artists arrival and sealed once the project is complete.
• Images of the selected artwork will be used in DMD publicity campaigns and marketing, with credit given to the artist.

Click here for full application. Click here for mural rendering.

Applications should be emailed to Jordan Michael.