RFQ: Mural at Historic Gooch Park

  • Commissioning Entity: UrbanArt Commission
  • Budget: $16500
  • Open Date: 2020-03-04
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 2020-04-15

Brief Description

The UrbanArt Commission (UAC) released an open call to artists at Gooch Park for a $16,500 mural project. The outdoor mural will be located on the rear wall of the Gooch Park Pool facility. Founded by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Milton and Boyce Alexander Gooch, and dedicated in 1957, Gooch Park was among the first parks in Memphis designated for African American residents. The public swimming pool opened in 1959. Eligibility: Any artist living and working within the Memphis metropolitan, statistical area. Artists are invited to submit collaborative work if desirable.

  • Contact Name: Brett Hanover
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (901) 454-0474