Lealman Mural Project: Call to Artists

Creative Pinellas, in partnership with Lealman Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) is seeking two Pinellas County resident artists to design and paint murals at two locations in Lealman as part of an ongoing project to represent the rich culture and environment of this developing area.   This call will bring art a public building and engage a private property owner and includes 2 location: a public wall at the Lealman Exchange Generator Enclosure and Warehouse Frontage Project on 28th Street.

Budget:
The stipend for each artists will be $5000 with a paint supply budget of up to $1000.  Surfaces will be prepped and primed before artists starts work.

Important Dates

  • Call for Entries Opens: April 2
  • Call for Entries Closes: April 16, 12pm
  • Painting Lealman Exchange: May/June
  • Painting Warehouse Frontage: May/June
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Artist Eligibility and Application Requirements

This call is open to artists and teams of artists with professional experience in public art and murals. Please submit the following items:

  • Artists must be a Pinellas County Resident and be asked to complete a W9 for payment.
  • A one-page resume or short biography.
  • 3-5 photographs or links to photographs of three or more works, ideally at least one sample of a previous mural.
  • Identify the mural site(s) you are most interested in, you may pick one or both locations to apply for.
  • A brief summary or description of your idea for the project.
  • Contact information for 3 references from past mural work or art show curator.
  • Link to website and social media sites.

Mural Locations

Lealman Exchange- Generator Enclosure
5175 45th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33714

Lealman Warehouse Frontage
4633 28th Street N, St Petersburg, FL 33714

Lealman Mural Project

The Lealman Mural Project is a partnership between Creative Pinellas and the Lealman Community Redevelopment Area (CRA), with a goal to foster beautification projects that engage the community and represent the rich culture and environment of the developing area of Lealman. The first step in this program is the design and painting of murals at two locations in Lealman by Pinellas County resident artists. Additional artists calls are in the planning stages for the remainder of 2021 for projects to transform the environment, create appealing spaces, and recognize the pride and diversity present in Lealman.

We would like to hear from the community as we plan the projects and look for artists to paint the murals. The goal is to have the murals represent the community of Lealman and we need your input to learn more. Please take a moment to complete this survey and share with us what makes the community of Lealman unique and what you would like to see in a mural.

Lealman Mural Project Survey
Attend one of the Community Meetings
There will be 3 Online Community meetings total for this first phase of projects happening April – June 2021. You can hear more about what is in the works and give us your input. Please register below by clicking the link and registering as an attendee. You will then receive an email with instructions on joining the webinar for the day of the event.
Register for April 13th, 12pm
Register for April 13th, 5pm
Register for April 13th, 7pm
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