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BDAC CALL FOR MURAL ARTISTS


ENTRY DEADLINE: DECEMBER 03, 2021

Bountiful Davis Art Center is pleased to announce an opportunity for Utah artists to submit proposals for the BDAC North Wall Mural Opportunity. This commission is for a mural to be installed directly onto the upper portion of the exterior north wall of the art center.

Artist Allowance: $12,000
Entry Deadline: Friday December 3, 2021 by 5:00 PM
Entry Materials:

1) Digital portfolio in PDF format.
2) A proposed concept for the project.

Submission: All applications must be submitted in PDF format to alysa@bdac.org

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

The location is the upper portion of the exterior north wall of the Bountiful Davis Art Center, located at 90 North Main Street in Bountiful. It has a usable area that is painted stucco and approximately 6 feet high and 105 feet long. The building is owned by Bountiful City, which is supportive of the project. The art should in no way cause damage to the structure. This project will not allow drilling, chipping, coring, etc.

The selected artist will be responsible for the installation of their design including preparing the wall for painting. The active dimensions of the wall are outlined in the images below. Visiting the space to get an idea of scale and environment is highly suggested before applying.

REVIEW PROCESS AND CRITERIA

The proposals will be reviewed by a team from the BDAC and then by the Bountiful Public Art Committee before being approved by the Bountiful City Council. The total commission for the selected artist or team is $12,000. Artists are responsible for costs related to the installation including: prep materials, paint, brushes, ladders, drop canvas, lights, and other materials. Payment will be made as follows: an advance payment of $6,000 (50%) upon artist selection, design approval and signing a contract; the second payment of $6,000 will be made upon completion of the mural.

QUESTIONS

All questions regarding this RFP are to be directed to the Bountiful Davis Art Center by email at alysa@bdac.org. Please review the complete RFP prior to emailing any questions.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO REVIEWING YOUR SUBMISSIONS

This mural is funded by a generous grant from Discover Davis, Davis County’s office of tourism.

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