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City of Minneapolis

Call for Artists RFQ - Asphalt Art on Safe Routes to School

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: RFP / RFQs
Visual Arts

Deadline: 02/05/2024

Other Criteria:
Paid opportunity ($24,000)


The City of Minneapolis is seeking an artist or artist team to create asphalt art murals at two locations. The artist(s) must have experience working with youth to create large murals. Bloomberg Philanthropies is supporting this City study for future use as a traffic calming strategy. The murals will be on the South-Folwell Safe Route to School. The artist(s) will work with students at South and Folwell Schools to create and paint the designs. The chosen artist or artist team will receive a $20,000 artist fee and $4,000 for materials. Read the call to artists to learn more.

Optional Informational Meeting:
January 24th, 2024, 4:00 pm CDT. Contact for a link to the virtual meeting or fill out the Intent to Apply form by 4:00 pm CDT on January 23rd, 2024.

Application deadlines:
-Intent to Apply due February 5, 2024, 4:00 pm CDT.
-Completed submission due February 7th, 2024, 4:00 pm CDT.