Call Detail
Centennial Call for Muralists
Entry Deadline: 5/13/24
Application Closed
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
State: Colorado
Budget: $5,000 for selected artist plus stipend for supplies

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Seeking applications from muralists to create original art for the City of Centennial's first public mural project. This process will consist of two (2) rounds.  This call will offer the opportunity for artists to submit examples of past work. Artists will be selected for the 2nd round based on the examples presented and the information provided in their artist statement. 

Artists invited to participate in the 2nd round will be notified by the week of May 20th.  2nd Round artists will receive a small stipend to provide a concept sketch which will be included with their prior work examples to be judged by Centennial citizens.  Sketches should be completed by June 10th with judging to commence shortly thereafter. 

If selected to participate in this project, finalists will be notified in mid-July with the expectation that they will work Centennial's staff to sign contracts and understand the procedures for completion of the murals.  

The winning artist(s) will have their concepts, past work and names announced at Centennial Under the Stars on August 10th at Centennial Center Park. 

Due to the water levels (along a creek) and platforms necessary to complete the mural installation, installation has been scheduled for sometime within the window of August 22nd - September 12th.

Application Requirements

Colorado Artists Only!

Artists participating in the 1st Round (this call) must submit and artist statement expressing how they will incorporate Centennial's values into their art and why they decided to participate in this call along with any past experience they have with mural art.

Artists participating in the 1st Round (this call) should submit examples of past work for review.


Eligibility Criteria

This call is open to all local artists ( or artist teams) regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental ability. Youth, youth groups and schools are highly encouraged to submit designs for consideration. City of Centennial Staff, Elected and Appointed officials, and their immediate family are not eligible.