2020 Mural Call to Artists Now Open!

We are excited to announce the return of the Community Enrichment Mural Project which aims to beautify public spaces and provide new opportunities for community pride and engagement.

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Deadline to Apply: February 28th 11:59pm

Creative Pinellas will curate artists for the program that is operated in partnership with the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. A mural artist or artist team will be selected to design and paint a mural for each of these three locations.

East Lake Rd., South of Keystone Rd.
Tarpon Springs (Roughly 2,100 sq. ft.)

Belcher Rd., North of Alderman Rd.
Palm Harbor (Roughly 1,500 sq. ft.)

Belcher Rd., South of Alderman Rd.
Palm Harbor (Roughly 1,200 sq. ft.)

Interested mural artists can apply to be considered for this commission online between now and Friday, February 28th at 11:59pm.  Artists will be asked to submit a portfolio of work as well as well as a CV and demonstrate a history of success in creating murals at other locations. Once chosen, artists will be asked to submit specific ideas for the location.  The mural artists will be chosen for this project by a panel of artists, curators and arts administrators throughout Pinellas County and will be notified on or around March 6th. The mural is planned to be completed by June 1, 2020.

This opportunity is open to artists or artist teams who are living or working in Pinellas County, or who have a meaningful historical or present tie to the County with professional experience in public art mural work. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be willing to adhere to all contractual obligations and adhere to the project guidelines and timeline.

These murals are meant to have drive-by and photographic appeal.  Artists (or artist teams) are encouraged to go beyond the simple representation of an object or event and to use their unique style of communication and expression to create an exciting, welcoming and inspirational space.

To learn more about this opportunity contact us muralarts@creativepinellas.org.

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