RFP: Aurora Public Art: Mexican Folk Art Mural

  • Commissioning Entity: Burlington Northern Foundation And the City of Aurora
  • Budget: $5000
  • Open Date: 02/01/2021
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 03/01/2021

Brief Description

The City of Aurora has acquired a grant from the Burlington Northern Foundation to paint a Community Heritage and History Mural on the New York Street BNSF viaduct wall. The Aurora Public Art Commission (APAC) is inviting multiple artists from the Aurora region to submit full-color proposals of alebrijes, colorful spirit animals from the Mexican Folk Art tradition.

The theme of this mural is a celebration of Mexican Heritage in Aurora, represented by multiple, large-scale alebrijes of varied animals, colors, and patterns.