PRCR issues “Call to Artists” for JPCC gym wall mural

Monday, February 7, 2022 - 2:23pm

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is issuing a “Call to Artists” for a Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) gym wall mural at The goal of the initiative is to promote local artists while connecting the JPCC to the community it serves.

To be eligible, artists must reside in Wake Forest or it’s ETJ, be a high school student (grades 9-12) living in Wake Forest, or be a member of the Wake Forest Guild of Artists.  As part of this initiative, qualified applicants are invited to submit one to three pieces of original art. There is no entry fee.

All artwork must be an original piece presented in either landscape or portrait style. The art should be related to or reflect the Wake Forest community. Selected pieces of artwork will need to have the capability to be scanned into an electronic image, then transferred into vinyl to be applied to the half wall in the JPCC gymnasium.

An Artist Selection Committee comprised of members of the Wake Forest Public Art Commission, PRCR Director Ruben Wall, and Recreation Center Manager Shawn Monday will select the winner who will receive an honorarium of $100 and have their mural displayed on the JPCC gym wall for up to three years.

The application deadline is Monday, April 4. For complete details, visit or contact Recreation Center Manager Shawn Monday at 919-435-9554 or [email protected].

Joyner Park Community Center