Wall Alley Art Project

The Short North Alliance is seeking a team of artists for the design and installation of nearly 2,500 square feet of murals for the Wall Alley Art Project.

Click here to download the complete Call for Artist Qualifications and to review all project information. To apply, complete the below application. The deadline for applications is Monday, October 7 at 5:00 PM. 

Wall Alley Art Project: Request for Qualifications

Complete the application below to be considered for the Wall Alley Art Project. This application will close on October 7, 2019.
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    Submit a brief, current résumé or CV including: 1. Contact information (phone, email, and address) 2. Your web-site address 3. Previous relevant art commissions 4. Design team experience 5. Exhibitions, awards, grants 6. Education Note: If submitting as a team, compile all résumés into a single document.
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    Please include the following in a letter of no more than 500 words: 1. Name, address, telephone, email, and website for all artist/design team members. 2. Your interest in this project and your experience working on comparable projects. Include your experience with architectural and engineering project teams. Include your philosophy on commissioned art, its integration into the surrounding environment and how your work and experience will complement this project. Describe how your experience fits the criteria outlined for this project from the Selection Criteria section of this RFQ. 3. Any connection and/or interest in the Short North Arts District and Columbus Community. 4. A high-level vision for what you might explore in an artist proposal for Wall Alley.
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    Please include at least three (3) art and/or design professionals who have detailed knowledge of the artist’s work and working methods, including fulfilling deadlines, working with the community, etc. Include contact name, organization, address, telephone, and email for each reference.
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The Wall Alley Art Project is made possible with support from the United Way Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program, the Short North Foundation, the American Electric Power Foundation, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, Short North Church, Rock City Church, Lykens Companies, and the Short North Alliance Art Fund.

The mural pictured at the top of this page is Short North Gothic by Steve Galgas and Mike Altman.