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Tucson looking for artists to create downtown murals

TUCSON — Calling all artists! The City of Tucson is looking for artists to create murals downtown.

Officials are accepting proposals through the City of Tucson Mural Arts Program, in coordination with the Tucson Arts Brigade, for murals that “reflect diversity in style and culture”.

The program recently received a combined donation of $40,000 from the Tohono O’odham Nation and Visit Tucson.

Officials said the program is “aimed at enriching the greater Downtown Tucson experience for residents and visitors”.

The program will select up to three murals by three individual artists, or a team of collaborative artists.

“Each artist is responsible for surface preparation, which may include power washing, removing chipping paint, priming the wall, and more,” stated a press release.

If you would like a complete list of requirements, you can email COTMuralProgram@gmail.com. The proposal submission deadline is set for midnight on Sept. 28, 2018. Finalists will be selected on Oct. 8, 2018, and murals must be completed by Nov. 30, 2018.

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