• Commissioning Entity

    Quad City Arts

  • Application Open Date


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  • Minimum Budget


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  • Location of Commission

    Rock Island, Illinois, United States

  • Commission Portal

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  • Geographic Eligibilty

    Applicants in country of installation

  • Contact Name

    Alex Salaverria

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

    (309) 793-1213

  • Commission Document

    View Link Document

  • Brief Description

    The Rock Island Downtown Alliance and Quad City Arts seek artists for two public murals in Rock Island, Illinois. The murals will be in "Arts Alley," part of a redevelopment project. Mural 1 (80'x28') pays $33,600, and Mural 2 (60'x30') pays $27,000. Proposals due by February 21, 2024. Selected artists receive 50% payment upon contract execution and 50% upon mural completion. Guidelines include no 'welcome' verbiage, river elements, and large-scale mural experience. Timeline: questions by February 1, finalists notified by March 15, murals completed by May 31. To apply, submit contact info, references, online profiles, work samples, and an artist bio via email or online. Selection criteria consider design aesthetic, timely delivery, and experience with similar projects. The committee may request additional information, disqualify proposals, or reject all proposals if necessary.

    Organization: Rock Island Downtown Alliance and Quad City Arts
    Eligibility: Must reside in the United States