Public Mural Call For Artist- Town of Highland, IN
Highland Main Street, in conjunction the Town of Highland Redevelopment Commission, is looking for an artist to repair/repaint a portion of a public outdoor mural in downtown Highland. Time is of the essence, and interested artists must be able to complete the necessary work by October 1, 2021.
Interested artists are invited to submit a current bio and list of artistic work experience, especially experience in repairing existing art, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use Mural Repair Project in the subject line of your email. There is no cost to apply. Art group/collaborative work is welcome.
The mural is located at 2819 Jewett (east elevation of Miles Books) in Downtown Highland, Indiana and is a cinderblock building. The total façade size is approximately 78’ Wide x 15’4” High, though repair is only needed on specific sections of the mural. The mural artwork is of blue herons set against a pink background. An image of the original art, as well as photographs of the existing condition of the mural, are available to those interested in applying. Applicants are urged to visit the site prior to applying.
The Highland Redevelopment Commission will reimburse artists up to $700.00 for supplies (original receipts required) and provide a total stipend of $1200.00. Transportation, excess supplies, stipends to collaborating artists and all artist work, etc., are all part of this stipend. No additional monies will be given beyond the stipend and supply reimbursement described above.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, until a suitable candidate(s) is selected.
All work must be completed by October 1, 2021