Mercado Central Exterior Artwork

  • Commissioning Entity: Lake Street Council
  • Budget: $15000
  • Open Date: 2018-01-04
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2018-02-15

Brief Description

Lake Street Council is seeking an artist or artist-led team to produce artwork for the new facade of Mercado Central, a Latino marketplace on the corner of East Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis. This mural will serve as a key part of a project being undertaken by Mercado Central in partnership with Lake Street Council to refresh the exterior of their building. The building, home to a marketplace of 35+ latino businesses will receive a new exterior facade with 4,100 sf available for artwork. Artists are encouraged to make work in any medium, including but not limited to painted murals, sculpture, mosaics, lighting displays, or some combination of media.