Stepping Into Tomorrow: An Asphalt Art Project at the Trenton Transit Center
Contact Email: email@example.com
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Artists living or working within 100 miles of Trenton, New Jersey
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 29, 2021
Artworks Trenton Inc., Trenton’s visual art center, is seeking expressions of interest from qualified artists for an asphalt art project to be painted at the crosswalks and intersection in front of the main entrance to the Trenton Transit Center, the intersection of South Clinton Avenue and Barlow Street/Raoul Wallenberg Avenue. The crosswalk/intersection art will be the centerpiece of Stepping Into Tomorrow, a partnership between Artworks and the City of Trenton for the beautification and improvement of this busy and prominent public intersection in the city. Stepping Into Tomorrow has been funded by a 2020 Bloomberg Philanthropies Asphalt Art Grant. Trenton is one of 16 municipalities nationwide to receive funding in 2020 from Bloomberg Philanthropies for asphalt art projects.
This is a regional call, open to artists living and/or working within a 100 mile radius of Trenton. An artistic or community connection to Trenton will be considered a plus for artists but not a requirement.
Artists are required to submit an artist statement of not more than 250 words, a one-page CV or bio, and a minimum of 6 images of prior work, up to a maximum of 12 work images. Without these three components, artist submissions will be deemed incomplete and discarded.
TO APPLY: Email firstname.lastname@example.org including artist statement, CV/bio and images as attachments, and putting “Stepping Into Tomorrow RFQ” in the subject line.