“Paint the Town” is an initiative of the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District to bring more public art murals to downtown Bethesda. Proposals are currently being accepted for the Woodmont Avenue Parking Garage Mural.
Application Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020
Click here for the pdf diagram and project details for the Woodmont Avenue Garage Mural.
This project is a partnership between the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, Montgomery County, MD and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The mural is also generously supported by The Donohoe Companies, Duball, Greenhill and Stonebridge.
Artist must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
Artist must be a resident of Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia.
Artists are expected to carry their own general liability insurance.
Artist is required to use a paint specific to outdoor and concrete use such as Keim, SherKryl, NovaColor by Artex or Golden Artist Colors, etc.
$32,500 will be provided to the artist. This sum is inclusive of all artist(s) fees, insurance, fabrication, installation, travel, and all other project related expenses. Necessary lifts and scaffolding will be provided and associated fees will not be the responsibility of the selected artist.
The project must be completed within four weeks of the start date. The artist or team of artists will coordinate their work schedule with the Bethesda Urban Partnership.
Please submit the following items to be considered for the “Paint the Town” Woodmont Avenue Garage Mural Project.
- Completed Artist Application
- Artist Statement
- Three professional references
- Include a scale rendering of the proposed mural to be completed with your application following the general dimensions for the Woodmont Avenue Garage Mural.
- Upload 10 images of your work
- Image description sheet
Click here to complete the Artist Application and upload the required attachments.