Call for 2020 Electrical Box Muralist - Marina Arts District in Corpus Christi, TX

Feb 27, 2020


Call for 2020 Electrical Box Mural Submission

DEADLINE DATE: Applications must be submitted on March 11, 2020 by 5pm.

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 eight (8) artists to create a public mural on a pre- selected electrical boxes on Water Street. The artist and rendering will be selected by a public vote on Facebook.

Timeline:

  • Applications and artistic submissions are due on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 by 5pm.
  • Voting will begin on Thursday, March 12th and will end at 12pm on Thursday, March 26th.
  • Winners will be announced by 5pm on Thursday, March 26th.
  • Artists can pick up their paint on Wednesday, April 1st.

 
Completion date: The mural must be complete by Friday, April 17th.

Specifications:

  • 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. Artists will be notified of exact location after online voting ends.
  • Entries must be original works of art and should reflect Corpus Christi’s culture and heritage.
  • The artist will receive $500 commission for the painting.
  • A set of primary paint colors by Novo Color will be supplied by the DMD.
  • Electrical boxes will be sanded and primed by the DMD Clean Team prior to artist’s arrival and sealed once the project is complete
  • Images of selected artwork will be used in DMD publicity campaigns and marketing with credit given to artist.
  • Artists are encouraged to attend unveiling mixer on Thursday, April 23rd. Location TBD.

 

Click here for full application and rendering template.

Applications should be emailed to Jordan Michael.