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Artist wanted for East Lake MARTA mural project

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Artist wanted for East Lake MARTA mural project

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MARTA Artbound and LIVING WALLS are looking for an artist to paint a mural at Decatur’s East Lake MARTA station.

“The selected artist will work in tandem with LIVING WALLS to realize their original artwork as a large scale mural. Living Walls will produce the mural alongside the selected artist,” the announcement says. “The selected artist will be responsible for creating the original artwork and painting the artwork on two walls located near the West Howard Avenue entrance of the East Lake MARTA Station.”

The artist selected will receive $10,000 for their work, the announcement says. The application deadline is Sept. 27.

Here is the eligibility criteria that will be used to select the artist who will paint the mural:

– Eligible applicants will be artists who work primarily in paint or aerosol.

– Must have past experience creating large scale work and show a history of artistic merit demonstrated in a strong portfolio of past work.

– Experience in community-engaged art processes and research

– Ability to create site-specific artwork that is responsive to the opportunities and constraints of the site

– Ability to create work that engages a wide audience.

– Creativity in community engagement approach

– Local, National and International artists are eligible.

Source: livingwallsatl.com

For more information about how to apply for this opportunity, click here.

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