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City of Tucson calling for mural artists

Posted at 11:52 PM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 02:55:51-04

The City of Tucson is accepting proposals from artists interested in creating murals in downtown Tucson.

The City of Tucson Mural Program is providing funding for murals that reflect diversity in style and culture.

The program will encourage artists from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply and offer their ideas and designs for these murals. This program is aimed at enriching the greater downtown Tucson experience for residents and visitors alike.

Up to four murals by four individual artist or team of collaborative artists will be selected.

Artists interested can submit proposals to

More information on the requirements to apply can be found here.

The following is a timeline of deadlines proposed by the program:

Sept 7, 2018                 Artist Call Issued 

Sept 16, 2018             

Mural Design Application  

Clinic,1-3pm Pima County Public Main Library 101 N Stone Ave.   

Sept 28, 2018               Applications Due for Artists Proposal and Concept Designs 

Oct 8, 2018                  Finalists Selected (Panel Meets Session 1) 

Oct 19, 2018                Artists Finalists: Site Specific Mural Design Due        

November 1, 2018       Mural Painting Starts 

November 30, 2018      All Murals Complete