Call For Artists - RFP - Phase 3 of Downtown Barberton Mural Project

Posted by City of Barberton - Historic Barberton Arts Committee ; Posted on 
Call For Artists - RFP - Phase 3 of Downtown Barberton Mural Project
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Project Intent

The history and significance of Barberton’s contribution to the citizens of Barberton, Summit County and beyond will be reflected in the mural that will represent significant areas of Barberton’s history and the uniqueness of the Barberton community.  The vision of this project is for a signature art work of exceptional quality and enduring value located in a prominent public community space that will enhance the downtown and serve as a reflection of Barberton’s overwhelming impact.  The history will be reflected as “postcards” that will span the time frame from Barberton’s Founding in 1891 – present.
All entries must demonstrate artistic excellence and adhere to the following:
• Enhance the wall and compliment the current murals in place
• Each postcard motif must highlight the importance of Barberton and represent one of the following themes:
• Transportation
• Industry
• Founding History
• Chicken
• Entertainment
• Nature
• Social Clubs
• Sports
• Be an original piece of art appropriate for outdoor installation

If you are interested in this project please review the full CALL-FOR-ARTISTS.pdf as a PDF or visit the link to our website to view the full document. For more information or if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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