2018 Call for Mural Proposals: Deer Lake Gallery

Organization: 

Burnaby Arts Council

Deadline: 

Apr. 27, 2018 (4:00 p.m.)

Call for Artists Description: 

The Burnaby Arts Council are commissioning a new mural to be installed on the front of the Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.

The Burnaby Arts Council seeks to increase cultural vibrancy of the city of Burnaby by engaging local street artists, muralists, creators and arts lovers through the creation of the Mural Project.

The Burnaby Arts Council are commissioning a new mural to be installed on the front of the Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.

The Burnaby Arts Council seeks to increase cultural vibrancy of the city of Burnaby by engaging local street artists, muralists, creators and arts lovers through the creation of the Mural Project.

BAC Membership:
Artists are NOT required to be members to submit an application. It is only once you have been accepted as an exhibiting artist that you require to purchase a $25 BAC membership. 

Design Criteria:
~ Artists must provide a sample sketch and proposed use of colours, style and overall design. Reference any design elements if possible with examples.
~ Measurements of the space is approximately 7’ x 15’
~ Designs should be original to the artist(s) and may not include any breach of intellectual property, trademarks and brand.
~ Requires some reference to the community of Burnaby, openly interpreted by the artist.
~ BE AWARE THAT SOME CHANGES TO THE DESIGN MAY BE REQUIRED AS DIRECTED TO YOU BY THE JURY COMMITTEE

Programme Requirements
~ Artists must be a member of the Burnaby Arts Council at the time of the unveiling of the mural. (you do NOT need to purchase a membership in advance)
~ The Mural Project will be the property of the Burnaby Arts Council. 

Application Requirements:
~ Current Resume and Bio
~ Artist/Collaborative Statement of Interest, limit to one page, explaining how you would approach this project and describing relevent experience that would contribute to your success in completing this project. Why did you apply?
~ Images or link to previous work samples (up to 5). Must include previous mural work.
~ Image list (titles, mediums, sizes, years, locations)

Eligibility:
~ Must be 18 years of age or older.
~ Prior experience and demonstrated technical ability to complete a mural on a unique surface.

Dimensions:
~ Measurements of the space is approximately 7’ x 15’
~ Note that the wall will be primed in a neutral color prior to the start of the work.

Selection Criteria:
~ The Burnaby Arts Council seeks to increase cultural vibrancy of the city of Burnaby by engaging local street artists, muralists, creators and arts lovers through the creation of the Mural Project.
~ The BAC desires to shine a light on local cultures and histories, encouraging collaboration and community building.
~ The Mural Project is intended for all cultures, genders and abilities.
~ Unique design and high visual impact that speaks to the BAC mission.
~ Content appropriate for all audiences.

Artist Responsibilities:
~ Executed work must be true to the submitted concept design, stay within the project budget and be completed by Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
~ Artist must supply any unique equipment beyond ladders, brushes or rollers needed for the project.
~ The BAC will reimburse the artist up to $500 toward the purchase of supplies. Any equipment purchased by the BAC with the BAC funds remains the property of the BAC.

How to Apply: 

SUBMISSION DUE BY: APRIL 27, 2018
APPLICATIONS: ONLINE ONLY
Link: https://www.burnabyartscouncil.org/apply-2018-call/

For general Inquiries
Teena Martin, Executive Director
WWW.BURNABYARTSCOUNCIL.ORG
INFO: 604-298-7322

Contact Name: Teena Martin
Contact Email: info@burnabyartscouncil.org
Contact Phone: (604) 298-7322

Website: 

http://www.burnabyartscouncil.org/apply-2018-call/

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