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Apply for a mural commission in downtown Pawtucket

Application deadline: May 6, 2022

 

XOS Plus, a non-profit arts advocacy organization in Pawtucket, RI is seeking applications from visual artists for the commission of a mural in the downtown of the city.  

THE PROJECT

The wall is located on the Beswick Building at the corner of Exchange and Summer Street facing Summer St. The one-way street has a steady flow of slow moving traffic through the downtown. The wall measures.  9.5 X 25 ft.

The owners of the Beswick Building, Demeter Corp, are currently in the process of restoring the historic building and developing the interior for residential, business offices, and a cafe. They are interested in a mural that will reflect the vibrancy and vibe they envision for the building.

Budget for Artist's fee and Supplies: $5500.00

SELECTION PROCESS

Three finalists for the commission will be selected from those who apply. Each finalist will be awarded $300 for a rendering of a their proposed mural.  The artist who is selected will be given $5500 for their fee and materials.

Materials must include: Primer, Exterior Paint, and Anti-graffitti coating

Artist must agree to a release XOS Plus and the Demeter LLC for liability related to the project.

TO APPLY:

Fill out Application and send to: XOSpawtucket@gmail.com

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

TIME LINE

Applications due: May 6, 2022
Finalists notified: May 13, 2022
Proposals due: May 25, 2022
Artist Selected: May 27, 2022

Completion of Project: June 30, 2022

QUESTIONS?

Contact Joan at: XOSpawtucket@gmail.com

 

Funding provided in part by a RI CHARG grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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