Minneapolis Art Wraps
Call for Artists
The City of Minneapolis Art in Public Places announces a Call for Artists to submit designs for utility box wraps. The call is open to professional artists who live or work in Minneapolis in any media that can be translated into a digital image and wrapped onto a utility box. This includes painting, photography, collage, mosaic quilt making, etc. Selected artists will be paid an honorarium of $1,000. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 17, at 4 p.m. There will be an informational meeting for interested artists on Tuesday, March 26, 5:30 p.m. at Reverend Martin Luther King Park, 4055 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis.
Sample Artists Designs for Utility Boxes:
- Ilene Mojsilov’s design commissioned by the Kingfield Neighborhood
- Sree Nair’s design commissioned by the Hennepin Theater District
- Carly Schmidt’s design commissioned by the Lyndale Neighborhood
- Presentation from March 26 Information Meeting
- Artists' questions and answers through March 27
New Guidelines for Placing Art on City Property or in the Right of Way
Neighborhood organizations or other groups may apply to place artworks on City property or within the right of way. See the 2013 Guidelines for more information.
Artists, Get on the List
To receive announcements of future City of Minneapolis Public Art opportunities, email Mary Altman, or fax your name, postal and email address to (612) 673-2728.
For more information, contact:
Mary Altman, Public Arts Administrator, (612) 673-3006
CPED - Long Range Planning Division
105 5th Avenue South, Room 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Last updated Mar. 28, 2013