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Muralists Wanted by the Valparaiso Creative Council – Deadline June 28th

    The Valparaiso Creative Council  has recently added a new mural location to our August 24, 2024 Mural Week kick-off. They are partnered with Evan Costas of Birdie’s Cafe, to help facilitate the selection of a muralist and design for this downtown location. The artwork must be captivating and tasteful, capturing the theme of Birdie’s brand, interior spaces, and color palette while staying true to the artist’s style. They are seeking artists who work in any paint medium for outdoor murals, specifically to suit the dimensions below in the included visuals. 

 

Submission Requirements:

  • Artist Bio (200-250 words max)
  • Contact Information (name, phone number, home address, and email)
  • Specification of mural (size of proposed design, prep needs, paint materials required, time involved, additional options of proposed design)
  • Proposed design: artist must create a digital, illustrated, or painted mockup rendered onto the building image(s) provided below to show what the proposal will look like “on” the walls.
  • Portfolio/previous work examples: 5 min – 10 max
  • Budget Information – installation fees, artist’s fees, and itemized budget for all materials

After proposals are received:

VCC’s Artist Selection Committee will review artist submissions and will contact muralists by Friday, July 8, 2024 if they are chosen to move forward in the process.  Next steps may require meeting with the selection committee to answer questions or clarify details about the submitted proposal.  Artists must be willing and available to meet further in order to be considered as a finalist for this project.
     

     This will be an outdoor mural potentially on two walls pictured below. It will not be gated off while painting and will be accessible to the public during VCC’s Mural Week kick-off event and beyond. Please consider materials, surfaces of the walls, and durability for this purpose. Please note: the featured artist will be required to attain insurance during the painting process and provide a W9 for contract hire.


Name: Jessica Corral, Executive Director

Email: info@valpocreates.org 

Subject: “Birdie’s Cafe Mural Submission”

Dimensions: Wall #1: South-facing (Shown Above)
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Dimensions: Wall #2: East-facing (Shown here)

     The Valparaiso Creative Council (VCC) enriches the community by promoting, developing, and advocating for and with local arts efforts, artists, and organizations by providing educational, programmatic, and marketing support. We believe that when people come together to create, explore, and celebrate art, culture, and innovation, communities thrive. For more information, visit www.valpocreates.org or @valpocreates on FB and IG.

 

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.