Gym Mural - Call to Artists

Gym Wall
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Title

Joyner Park Community Center Gym Mural

Final Selection Team

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.

Budget

$100

Activated

2/7/22

Deadline

4/30/22

Call Summary

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department invites Wake Forest Guild of Artist members, 9-12 grade students living in Wake Forest, and artists residing within the Town of Wake Forest and its ETJ (extraterritorial jurisdiction) to submit one to three pieces of original art to the Joyner Park Gym Mural Contest. There is no entry fee.

Budget Description

One artists will be selected and receive an honorarium of $100.00. The selected artist will have their art on display for up to three (3) years on the wall in the gym at Joyner Park Community Center.

Project Description

All artwork must be an original piece presented in either landscape or portrait style. The art should have ties back to the Wake Forest community but is open to interpretation. Submitted art must fit within the societal boundaries of good taste. 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 Joyner Park Community Center. Please keep in mind the wall is very long and not very tall while creating your artwork. 

Artwork Goals

The Town of Wake Forest Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources department wants to help promote our local artists while connecting the community center to the community it serves.

Artwork Location Description

The vinyl panels will be mounted on the gym wall inside the Joyner Park Community Center. See photo

Site History

Joyner Park Community Center is the newest community center in our Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources department.

Eligibility Description

Wake Forest Guild of Artist members, 9-12 grade students living in Wake Forest, and artists residing within the Town of Wake Forest and it's ETJ (extraterritorial jurisdiction) to submit one to three pieces of original art to the Joyner Park Gym Mural Contest.

Requirements
  • Biography

  • 1 Page Resume with 1 Reference

  • 1-3 Artwork Submission

  • 100 Word Artist Statement

  • 200 Word Letter of Interest for the Art Submisson

  • All submissions or questions can be emailed to Shawn Monday.

Selection Process

All submissions will be reviewed by the review team.  

Gym Mural - Call to Artists
Recreation Center Manager - Joyner Park Community Center
919-435-9554