North 12th Street Underpass Mural Project

The City of Sacramento, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, a division of the City of Sacramento Convention and Cultural Services Department, invites artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications for a series of murals engaging community collaboration throughout the design and fabrication process along the North 12th Street corridor and the North 12th Street underpass specifically. The selected lead artist or artist team will work with numerous city departments, nonprofits, housing agencies, and community stakeholders to transform the North 12th Street corridor with a series of aesthetically innovative murals, with the underpass serving as a central project fulcrum of the transformation. Community interaction and collaboration are central to the project.

This call is open to experienced professional artists nationally. The final commission will be awarded based on experience in the design, fabrication, and installation of major artworks, as well as the strength of prior demonstrated community collaboration and participation within the artist’s professional practice. Artists teams should have proven experience that demonstrates design team and community outreach experience. Professional artists living in the Central Valley region are encouraged to apply.

Project Budget: $170,000

RFQ Deadline: February 25, 2019, 5:00pm

Applications must be submitted through Submittable: https://sacmetroarts.submittable.com. There is no fee to apply or use Submittable.

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