Call to Artists Live Mural Painting 2019

ArtsBergen CALL TO ARTISTS
for Creative Hackensack’s
“Live Mural Painting”

ONLINE ENTRY APPLICATION FORM

ARTSBERGEN ANNOUNCES A CALL FOR ARTISTS
Artists Wanted for “Live Mural Door Painting”
at the Main Music Art Brew & Fare

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
APPLY BELOW

The Hackensack Creative Arts Team (CAT) of the Main Street Business Alliance is seeking muralists to participate in live mural painting at the Main Music Art Brew & Fare event at Atlantic Street Park, Hackensack, NJ, on Saturday, October 5, 2019, 3 pm – 10 pm. Five mural artists and/or artist teams will be selected to simultaneously paint murals on vintage wooden doors during the event, which will include food trucks, a beer garden, and music.

 

PROJECT LOCATION AND SCOPE OF WORK

On October 5, 2019, murals will be painted at the Main Music Art Brew & Fare event at Atlantic Street Park in Hackensack, on vintage, unprimed, wooden doors which will be propped up for painting. Door dimensions are 28” x 84”. A total of 5 artists/artist teams will be selected. Each artist/artist team will be assigned one door to paint starting at 4 pm. Work must be finished by 9 pm. Doors may be sold or publicly displayed in the future.

DESIGN CRITERIA
  • Artwork must be original.
  • No copyrighted images, vulgarity, nudity, advertising, political statements, profanity, violence, gang-related references and no offensive content to any age, race, or creed.
  • The artwork must fill the entire space. 
ART SUPPLIES

Artists must bring their own supplies including paint, brushes, drop cloth, containers for mixing paint, etc. All paints are acceptable including spray paint, aerosol, latex, house paint, acrylic, markers, ink, poster paint etc. Artists must bring tables, chairs, and a step ladder or other way of reaching the top of door. No electricity or water will be available.

COMPENSATION

Each selected artist/artist team will receive $375.00. This fee includes the cost of all supplies. 

TO APPLY

ArtsBergen is collecting submissions of interested applicants. Artists must be at least 18 years of age to apply and have prior mural experience. Artists will be selected based on creativity of design, experience, and artistic excellence.

Applicants should complete an online application form, and upload the following items as attachments by TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 or send by mail to: The Northern NJ Community Foundation, 1 University Plaza Drive, Suite 128, Hackensack NJ 07601, Attn: ArtsBergen. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Artists will be notified only if his/her design is selected.

  1. Complete the Online Entry Form below.
  2. Color Sketch 
    Upload Color Sketch of your design.
  3. Two (2) Portfolio Pieces as jpeg Files
    (not to exceed 2 mb each)

    Upload up to 2 jpeg images from your portfolio.
  4. Resume/CV
    Upload Resume/CV
USE OF WORK:

By applying, artists agree that The Main Street Business Alliance and ArtsBergen have the right to display, copy, distribute and use images of the artwork for promotional purposes without any form of compensation. Credit will be given where possible.

CONTACT:

Any questions please visit www.nnjcf.org or contact ArtsBergen at artsbergen@nnjcf.org / 201-568-5608.

Click here for more information about Creative Hackensack and the Hackensack Creative Arts Team.

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About The Hackensack Creative Arts Team

The Hackensack Creative Arts Team (CAT) is a group of artists, merchants, organizational leaders and public officials working to implement a creative placemaking plan for the City of Hackensack. Creative placemaking is the integration of arts and culture into a neighborhood, town, or region to build community and livability and boost local economy. The CAT has identified a number of projects that will move forward the Creative Vision Statement it has drafted with the input of various members and sectors of the community.

About ArtsBergen, an initiative of the Northern NJ Community Foundation, is an emerging arts council in Bergen County, NJ. ArtsBergen’s mission is to energize and unify artists and arts organizations and connect the Bergen County community to the arts. ArtsBergen also supports and encourages creative placemaking, the practice of integrating of arts and culture into a neighborhood, town, or region, to build community and livability and boost local economy. For more information please visit www.nnjcf.org/artsbergen.

About Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance
Established in 2004, the Main Street Business Alliance is a public private partnership between the business community and the City of Hackensack. The organization’s mission is to address the issues facing the business community with the goal of improving the local economy and the City’s overall business climate. Since its inception, the Main Street Business Alliance has provided Main Street with aesthetic improvements, clean and green programs, merchant grants, and marketing and events.

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FOR LIVE MURAL PAINTING

A. LIVE MURAL PAINTING APPLICATION FORM

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Artist Information

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Proposed Design

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Color Sketch
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Resume/CV (pdf, zip):

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Portfolio Piece (One) (jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf, zip)

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