|Request for Proposals: Cedar Rapids Murals and More|
Murals & More is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to celebrating the community of Cedar Rapids, Iowa by creating an art trail through the downtown area and to making the arts central to the daily lives of Iowans. The organization is requesting artist proposals for a painted mural or art installation to be displayed on the outside of the Fourth Avenue skywalk, connecting the 4th Avenue Parkade and historic Iowa Building in downtown Cedar Rapids. The selected mural will reflect the people, culture, and spirit of Cedar Rapids, and will serve as a community celebration for years to come.
Not only are we open to a nontraditional use of art applications— we encourage it! We will consider proposals that include wood, glass, metal, etc. We are open to all art forms and mediums as long as it is suitable for existing in the elements, including harsh Iowa winters.
Attached an application to this email, with the hope that you would be willing to forward this on to any interested parties!
The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 31, 2017 at 5:00pm CST.
The art installation target completion date is September 2017.
Total budget: $10,000
Application PDF can be downloaded here.
The selected mural will be installed on east-facing side of the skywalk located at 349 4th Ave, SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401.
Artist Selection Committee Chair