Call for Artists – RFP released for Mural Installations on Springfield Avenue, Maplewood
The Springfield Avenue Public Art Initiative is pleased to share its request for proposals from artists to paint any or all of the following: a mural at the 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, a mural at 1882 Springfield Avenue, and any or all of the utility boxes along Springfield Avenue in Maplewood. We look forward to seeing artists’ ideas related to the theme: Our Community – Looking Forward.
Why public art?
“Public art provides the challenge of new perspective… The creator confronts individuals with a new way to experience the world. He can show the world not only as it is but also as it can be. Public art empowers people with new outlook.”
Scott Burkholder, Baltimore Love Project 2012