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Call For Proposals: Mural in Ayden

  • Location Emerge Gallery and Art Center
  • Address 404 Evans St, Greenville, NC 27858
  • Presented By Emerge Gallery and Art Center
  • Dates 7/5/2021, 7/6/2021
  • Time 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM

The Pitt County Arts Council, in collaboration with JGLL Research Consulting and Properties, LLC, invites visual and graphic artists located in eastern North Carolina to create original mural designs for brick panels on 4096 West Avenue in downtown Ayden, NC. To be eligible, the call is open to artists of color who reside in eastern North Carolina and are at least 18 years of age. Submissions are due July 5, 2021.The 1913 brick building has two panels that are bricked over windows on the First Street side. Each panel is 8’ 3” wide x 8’ 8” tall with an additional arch that is 11” high at its center, totaling approximately 154.9 square feet. The 4096 West Ave Mural Project artwork will be encountered by all those passing by on the street, either by foot or by vehicle. It sits across from a popular fried fish restaurant with outdoor seating. As such, the project has the potential to contribute to public art presence in Ayden, NC. The goals of the project are to: provide an “Instagrammable” location for visitors to downtown Ayden, infuse creativity and artistry into a visible location in the area, inspire thought and reflection, encourage community members to travel past the mural, and create a positive workspace for local artists.For more info and to apply: All necessary information and files must be submitted and uploaded online at