CALL - Mural Commission - Yorkton
Calling All Mural Makers----
If you are an experienced outdoor artist,with demonstrated skill in
painting people of all ages,(both factual and fictional),in a variety of
lifestyles, Renaissance Yorkton is looking for you!
We are inviting expressions of interest from provincial artists ,for our
second community mural ,which will feature a large grouping of people
illustrating Yorkton's colourful history.This follow-up to
Grassroots,completed in 2006, will be painted on a neighbouring wall,in the downtown centre.
Specifics of the site are available on the YBID website,as of August 22,2007.(www.yorktonbid.com)
Apply to Renaissance Yorkton,c/o 173 Roslyn Avenue,Yorkton,SK S3N1P2 ,with a
summary of related experience and qualifications, plus photos of your work,on or
before September 20,2007.Your info will remain on file with us for future reference ,unless you enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope for its return.
Please include all contact information .Only those submissions of interest
to the co-ordinating comittee will be considered for further development.
This project will commence with preliminary work and community posing
session completed before November of this year,with completion
expected in spring of 2008.
Funding available for this mural is $25,000 including all artist
fees,equipment, quality-approved materials, and maquette.The selected artist(s) will be responsible for
self-insurance and will provide a budget detailing these and related aspects ,including exterior surface protection.
Renaissance Yorkton will pay for advertising and promotion costs,documentation,public meetings and recognition signage.
RYF,established in 2004, is a not -for-profit community organization,partnered with Yorkton Business Improvement District,dedicated to bringing art to the heart of Yorkton.