The Town of Carrboro is seeking a muralist to work with a student artist(s) to coordinate a Black Lives Matter/End Racism Now mural on the Community Worx building in Carrboro. The mural will be completed by student(s) that reside in Carrboro and/or are members of the Youth Advisory Board, Carrboro Youth Council, or NAACP Youth Organization.
Depict the Town's commitment and support to Black Lives Matter/End Racism Now.
Create and paint a mural on the side of the Community Worx building that faces Main Street.
Mural Area Location and Specifications:
Proposed mural space - total of 718 sq. ft.
From the building closest to the road (four segments)
Near the ramp – 162sq ft.
Under large window – 38 sq. ft.
Section with the frosted cube glass is – 134 sq. ft.
Largest section with the breezeway opening and open air window – 384 sq. ft.
1. Review criteria
2. Complete this entry form
3. Submit this form along with uploading an electronic preview of your mural rendering by November 8, 2020
4. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919.918.7381.
November 8, 2020 - application submission deadline
November 17, 2020 - selection of muralist during Town Council meeting
November 17, 2020 - selection of design during Town Council meeting
November 30, 2020 - installation/painting work begins
December 20, 2020 - mural completion on or before date
Preference given to muralist that resides in Carrboro. Submit at least two electronic samples of your work. You will be notified if selected and immediately begin working as a member of the coordination team. You will review mural rendering entries and, along with the Carrboro Arts Committee, provide input and recommendations on the top two entries. The coordination team will begin some of the logistical work and once the mural is selected by the Town Council, work with students to create the mural.Electronic design submittal via the link below or via email to Anita Jones-McNair at email@example.com by
11:59pm on Sunday, November 8, 2020.
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