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Posted on: June 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Green Bay Public Arts Commission Seeks Artists for Park Mural Project

Seeking all artists, creatives, and designers of all kinds! 

The Green Bay Public Arts Commission (GBPAC) along with the City of Green Bay Parks Department is seeking applications for the Paint in the Parks Project. This is an opportunity for murals to sprout up throughout the city’s parks. Final designs will be completed on prepared 4’x8’ panels that will be adhered to select park shelters. Installation of artwork is expected to take place sometime in the fall.

The call is open to all individuals and groups regardless of age, experience, or background. The artwork installation must be the original work of the entrant. Selected artists will receive $1,000 for the design and creation of their mural.

To view the project details and application visit GBPAC's Call for Art page

To apply, email all submission materials listed in the application to laura.schley@greenbaywi.gov Applications may also be dropped off at the Community and Economic Development dropbox located behind City Hall or mailed to:

Attn: Public Arts Coordinator 

Department of Community and Economic Development 

100 North Jefferson Street - Room 608 

Green Bay, WI 54301-5026.  

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Artwork selection will be announced later in July.

About Green Bay Public Arts Commission (GBPAC) Established in 2016, GBPAC focuses on the creation and preservation of public art in Green Bay and ensuring equal access for all to enjoy and engage with public art. The GBPAC exists to fund artistic activities and support cultural programs that integrate and advance arts and culture as an essential part of life in Green Bay.  It oversees the Rotating Art Program, with sculptures placed in six locations, sees to the conservation and maintenance of multiple public art pieces throughout the city, maintains a public art inventory map, artist database, and offers grants to fund various art projects. For more information visit here.

About Green Bay Parks The Green Bay Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is excited to be collaborating with the Green Bay Public Arts Commission to bring unique art into the parks.  The shelter murals will help to create impactful placemaking and art appreciation opportunities within the community.  We look forward to seeing the transformation of these spaces which will contribute to meaningful connections between people and places. For more information on Green Bay Parks visit here.

For further information contact 

Public Arts Coordinator, Laura Schley at 920-448-3142 / email laura.schley@greenbaywi.gov 

or 

Park Planner, Kaurie Mihm at 920-448-3382 / email kaurie.mihm@greenbaywi.gov

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