Thornton Park District’s Call for Artists
The Thornton Park District (TPD) invites established and emerging artists to submit visuals to be considered for the TPD mural exhibition on the 1st floor of the Thornton Park Central Parking Garage located at 120 North Eola Drive. The theme of the art is “Our Story – the story of Thornton Park“
Up to 18 artists will be invited to participate in this endeavor. Artist selection is solely at the discretion of the Thornton Park Design Team.
The space dimensions* allotted will vary from:
– (2) Entry wall spaces 12′ wide by 20’ high
– (10) Interior wall spaces with window 13′ wide x 20′ high
– (2) Interior wall spaces 7-1/2′ wide x 20’ high
– (2) Interior wall spaces 8′ wide x 20’ high
– (2) Interior wall spaces 10′ wide x 20’ high
* Dimensions are approximated.
The wall material is concrete block. Each space is unique and may involve window openings, duct work, and other types of infrastructure.
Selected artists will receive compensation of $250 for time and materials, as well the opportunity to leave a footprint in our community. Porter Paints will offer a 30% discount to artists chosen to paint murals.
All submissions need to be sent by February 1, 2018 in jpeg form to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name, email, and cell number. Applicants must also provide examples of experience in creating murals, either with your website or an image of the art created.