BNC and Other NE Neighborhoods Seeking Muralist

Stipend – $30,000

Northeast Minneapolis Neighborhoods invite experienced public artists/teams to submit qualifications for the design and installation of unique mural or murals at various locations in our neighborhoods, including, but not limited to, railroad bridges, which would be applied to a removable surface. We would like to bring a message of community and racial justice, with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion to this project. The mural/s will engage and revitalize the neighborhood while also making the underpass more pedestrian friendly.

Qualifications or requirements

This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open to experienced Minnesota-based public artists/teams. Priority will be given to Minneapolis artists/teams, artists from the BIPOC community, and those who have mural experience. Applicants are welcome from the state of Minnesota and should have an understanding of or experience with murals and public art installations that address racial justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Applicant must be willing to work through community engagement process for design and implementation.

How to apply

E-mail following materials to:

1-2 page letter describing interest in the project; experience with community engagement; approach to design and research; as well as a statement addressing eligibility criteria.

1 page artist resume. 1 page listing 1-3 references of recently completed projects. If you have multiple team members, please provide brief biographical information on each essential member.

Work Samples: up to 10 images of your recent projects. Image requirements: JPEG format only, 1200 pixels on the longest side, less than 5 MB in size.