Call Detail
Muralists Needed - Multiple Clearwater Projects - RFQ

Entry Deadline: 4/22/24
Deadline is Today!
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 4, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 4, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
State: Florida
Budget: 5,000

Artwork possibilities: 
City Background 
The city of Clearwater is a vibrant coastal community of approximately 115,500 citizens located on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Clearwater is a progressive city that is committed to enhancing residents’ lives while preserving a heritage that is rich in culture and exquisite in landscape. Located approximately 30 minutes from both Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater enjoys immediate access to natural amenities such as the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, and cultural offerings from a variety of museums, galleries, concert venues and theaters. 

$5,000 -$30,000

Various budgets based on scale and scope of project. 

The selected artist, or artist team, will be awarded a comprehensive contract. The artist will be responsible for artwork design, fabrication, materials, installation, insurance, travel, public presentations, meetings with City of Clearwater staff as necessary, identification plaque, and all related incidental expenses. 

Selection Process 
Applying to this call will add you to our artist database, which will be used for selecting artist for future projects. 

A selection panel consisting of a Public Art & Design Board representative, Clearwater Arts Alliance, The City of Clearwater Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator, and others including local art professionals, and community representatives who will review artists’ qualifications. Selected artists will be paid a stipend for their proposal. Stipend amount will depend on the project. Final artist selection will take place after review of the artist proposals. 
The City of Clearwater reserves the right to reject any or all applications, proposals, applications, or projects, and to modify or terminate the application process or the selection process for any reason and without prior notice.  
Selection Criteria 
Artists will be evaluated on artistic excellence as evident by submitted materials; professional experience; compatibility with the architectural design, facility environment and values of the City of Clearwater. 

Application Requirements

 Submittal Requirements

  • Experience with public art projects with a similar budget and scope preferred
  • A minimum of four (4) images is required with a maximum of ten (10). Images of finished works or conceptual drawings can be submitted. Wherever possible, provide images of completed project to assure the selection panel of your ability to realize a public art project that will be completed and installed as designed.

Please submit the following items contained in a single PDF or Microsoft Word document:

  • Professional resume

Please submit the following items contained in a single PDF or Microsoft Word document:

  • Letter of Interest - Can be general, or geared toward a specific project within the city.

Eligibility Criteria

This opportunity is open to professional artists residing in the U.S.