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Public Art Program Seeks Local Artists for New Mural Projects

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs’ (OCA) Public Art Program seeks proposals from local visual artists to create artistic murals that will adorn new City Offices at 160 Trinity Ave. SW

The goal of this project is to showcase the artworks of the City of Atlanta’s creative community while enhancing the exterior of the 160 Trinity building. Each selected artist will receive monetary compensation between $4,000 and $15,000 depending on which project they are awarded. Interested artists can submit more than one proposal and can apply to more than one project.

To be eligible for these projects, you must be a local artist based in the Atlanta metro area with experience in mural arts, graphic design, and painting. Artists are not required to have a public art background but it is strongly encouraged.

Follow the links below to learn more about each RFP, including details about financial compensation, project requirements, building photos, and selection criteria.

Request for Proposals – 160 Trinity Entryway Mural

Request for Proposals – 160 Trinity Linear, Lower Level Footwall Mural

Request for Proposals – 160 Trinity Roll Down Gate Mural

Please completely review the RFP for the project you are interested in and follow the application instructions outline in each RFP. The OCA will not consider any proposals that do not meet the proper application format.

Artists interested in submitting a proposal must submit the required application materials as a single PDF file to publicartatlantaGa@atlantaga.gov by 5 pm, Monday, August 3. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please email publicartatlantaGa@atlantaga.gov.

 

Required RFP Application Materials:

On one-page using font no smaller than 12pt, compose a “Statement of Interest” explaining the conceptual approach of the project and how the project will contribute to your existing body of work.

Your proposed design on the supplied template (included in the RFP)

A one-page resumé that outlines your professional accomplishments and includes your address, phone number, email. Also, share the names and contact information (phone number and email) for three (3) professional references.

Submit four (4) images of previously completed artistic work for review that includes the title of the artwork, location, date completed, medium (i.e. paint, clay, mix media, etc.), brief description of the project, and budget (if applicable).