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Call for Artists in Florida

Posted: 10/25/2018
Expiring: 26/10/2018
who calls: Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County
contact email: [email protected]
website: www.bgcmartin.org
location: Hobe Sound, FL AND Indiantown, FL
Call for Artists in Florida

Starting November 5 – November 20, 2018, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County (BGCMC) will launch its first Mural Project. The project will feature South Florida artists and muralists at the Cole-Clark (Hobe Sound) and Bill & Barbara Whitman (Indiantown) Clubs.

All murals and proposed works of art must underscore 1 or more of the following priority themes:
• Healthy Lifestyles
• Good Character and Citizenship
• Academic Success
• Diversity

Sub-themes include: Empowerment, Social Justice, and Reputable Historic Figures.

Project Contact: Submit all questions and inquiries to [email protected]

Project Locations:
Cole-Clark Club
11500 SE Lares Avenue
Hobe Sound, FL 33475

Bill and Barbara Whitman Club
17375 SW Palm Beach Street
Indiantown, FL 34956

Scope: The following locations at both clubs have been designated for murals:
• Indoor:
o Bill and Barbara Whitman Club Gymnasium (each façade measures 95 feet)
o Cole-Clark Club Gymnasium (each façade measures 80 feet)
o 4 façades or 8 half-façades are available at each club

• Outdoor:
o Cole-Clark Club
 External Walls (each bay measures approximately 15 feet)
 4 bays available

o Bill and Barbara Whitman Club
 8 Stone framed wall canvases available of varying sizes.

Artists’ Submissions: From October 8 – 26, 2018, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County will accept submissions for proposed murals. Submission should consist of a draft/proposed artistic concept.

The concept should be sent to [email protected] and include the bulleted items below. Submissions that do not include all of the items below will not receive consideration.

• The artist’s full name
• Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram handles (usernames)
• Phone number
• E-mail
• Location for the proposed mural (Cole-Clark Club in Hobe Sound AND/OR Bill and Barbara Whitman Club in Indiantown)
• Link to a portfolio (if available)

Artists’ Selection: Upon review of proposed submissions, BGCMC will contact selected artists the week of October 29, 2018 via email.

Terms of Participation/Selection: Artists who are selected for the project will receive a nominal fee of $1,000 for their work. 8 – 10 artists will be selected. BGCMC will purchase NEW materials and supplies. BGCMC has selected the following stores as approved vendors:

• Home Depot 3030 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, FL 34994
• Lowe’s 3620 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, FL 34997
• Easel Art Supply 810 Park Ave, Lake Park, FL 33403
• Hobby Lobby 3255 NW Federal Hwy, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

• Artists must complete their murals between November 5 – November 20, 2018.
• Outdoor murals can be painted from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
• Artwork for the gymnasiums can only be painted from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

BGCMC will rent lifts and scaffolds for the exterior projects.

No exceptions: All artists must complete their projects by 3pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

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