Theatre Art Galleries (TAG), in High Point, NC, is seeking artists to design murals for potential sites (exterior walls) in High Point. The designs will be part of an exhibit revolving around public art to be held at TAG, with prize money and potential opportunities for execution of winning mural designs.
Objective: Generate interest in and raise awareness of public art by presenting an exhibit showcasing the design concepts of muralists.
Date of exhibit: June 1 – August 4, 2017
Concept: Potential sites (walls) will be identified and photographed by TAG.
Selected artists may design for a specific wall (to be assigned by TAG prior to the design work) or may choose to submit a design that will then be superimposed on a wall at TAG’s discretion (after the design is submitted.)
TAG will superimpose designs onto photographs and enlarged on foamcore for exhibit
Interested artists should submit images of previous mural work along with contact information to email@example.com. Full information is listed on the website (www.tagart.org).
March 17-April 7: Call to artists
April 11: Selected artists notified
April 12-May 10: Artists design
May 11: Art submitted to TAG (deadline)
May 12-24: Exhibit prepared (photographs enlarged with art superimposed)
May 25: Exhibit installed
June 1: Opening Reception
August 3: Exhibit ends
1st place: $500
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100
Winners to be determined by impartial committee appointed by TAG. Artists will retain all rights to their artwork. Designs are for exhibit only and not for actual execution, although in some cases that could be a possibility.
For more information or questions please contact Jeff Horney, Executive Director, at 336/887-2137.