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SR3 Sealife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research at the Des Moines Marina Fencing Artwork

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The Des Moines Arts Commission is looking for an artist to create imagery for the new fencing that surround the location of SR3 Sealife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research located on the Des Moines Marina Floor. 

 

Opportunity

SR3 is a marine wildlife hospital that will provide response and rehabilitation for sick or injured marine animals. This will be the first facility of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, putting Des Moines on the front lines of rescuing and protecting our incredible marine wildlife!  

 

We are looking for an experienced artist to provide 2D artwork for up to 400 feet of [Size of fence] mesh fence wrap that will be a visual barrier for the facility. The desired artwork will be expected to feature some or all of the animals that the organization works with including seals, sea lions, sea turtles, sea otters, dolphins, harbor porpoise, killer whales, and humpback whales. 

 

Artwork should speak to a large demographic of ages and include interactive segments for marine mammal education and room for informational placards. 

 

Design work image will be printed to a mesh fencing and will be converted to a digital format. The file must be able to transfer to high-resolution format with a minimum of 300dpi at 1/12th scale. File Formats and Size below.

 

Prize summary: 
$5,000 including design review and execution
Deadline: 
07/13/2020

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Art Wall Project

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Are you interested in implementing a mural onto a prominent location in the Art Town Mänttä-Vilppula? The application period for Serlachius Residency’s Art Wall project for the year 2021 is open until April 1st 2020.

In addition to the usual applications for the residency, applications will open for the four-month long Art Wall project, which will be implemented in collaboration with Art Town Mänttä-Vilppula and in cooperation with Housing Company Mäntän Mäntylinna.

During the project, a wall painting will be produced for the gable end of Mäntylinna block of flats. Located centrally along the access road to the heart of the town, the site forms a part of built cultural environment of national importance (RKY of the Finnish Heritage Agency) in Mänttä. 

 

Prizes Details: 

A fee of EUR 8,000 will be paid to the artist or group of artists selected for the project. The residency and the town of Mänttä-Vilppula together with other private funders will be responsible for the production costs of the project.

Deadline: 
04/01/2020

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Muralists sought for downtown Anderson, IN

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Anderson Indiana Main Street, Inc (AIMS) invites artists to apply for a public art project in downtown Anderson. AIMS seeks artists who can create interactive, visually appealing and unique murals that will help contribute to downtown Anderson’s sense of place.

Budget: $10 per square foot

Eligibility: must be 18 years of age; must live or work within 100 miles of Anderson

Deadline: February 26, 2020

Section process and criteria: Artists will be selected by the AIMS board. After selection, the artists will be sent further information about the mural sites including a picture of their assigned location. The artists will work with the AIMS board and building owner to finalize the design of the mural. The selection will be finalized with a signed contract between all interested parties. Criteria for selection will be based upon: quality of design and skill of past projects; past experience working with public art; resume; references.

Project description: The artists selected for this project will create an interactive and innovative public art mural that contributes to the aesthetic appeal and entertainment value of downtown Anderson. There are currently 2 locations available for murals:

Location #1 – dimensions roughly 35in (w) x 79in (h); single doorway currently painted metal; mural must be interactive

Location #2 – dimensions roughly 50in (w) x 83in (h); double set of doors with glass windows framed by wood; mural must be interactive

Timeline

  • February 26th – Deadline to submit qualifications
  • March 9th – Artist notified of selection
  • March/April – Finalize design for project and sign contract
  • May/June – Paint murals
  • October – Unveiling of murals
Deadline: 
02/26/2020

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