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