Calling all artists – The walls of St Johns Market need you
We are offering an amazing opportunity to artists to paint large ambitious public murals in St Johns indoor market
Subject: Creative opportunity- Public art design opportunity for St Johns Market open to artists working together or singly and is specially suited to groups of ” A” level / foundation / degree students
Artist Brief – public art design St Johns Market, Liverpool
St Johns Market would like to run an annual competition for North West artists to paint large ambitious public murals for St Johns Market in Liverpool city centre.
As we have various potential sites, we anticipate that we will run competitions annually for an initial period of five years.
A sum of £500.00 has been allocated for each of the two murals to cover the costs of materials used and expenses incurred. Artists will be reimbursed on production of receipts.
Site 1 L 7.5 metres x H 3.1 metres
Site 2 L 7.5 metres x H 3.1 metres
Seek Interest from Artists: commences 8 May 2017 for 6 weeks
Receive and hang proposed sketched: commences 19 June 2017 for 2 weeks
Public to view and vote for artwork commences 3 July 2017 for 2 weeks
Final Judging by Local Dignitary carried out on 17 July 2017
Painting of Murals commence 24 July 2017 & continue till completion
We would like the artists work to celebrate Liverpool Life, both past and Present for this permanent public art.
How to apply
Send your expression of interest including:
- Provide a sketch of the Mural (of a quality that can be displayed publicly) of what you would propose to paint as these will be displayed for the general public to view to enable them to vote for their favorites artwork
- Confirmation that you are available to do the work in the timescales set out in the brief.
Deadline for Applications:
Please Send / bring your applications to Market Management by 16.00 hrs on 16 June 2017 at St Johns Market, Elliott Street Liverpool L1 1LR