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Call to Artist:
PROJECT NAME: SPECIAL EVENT TRUCK COVERS/MOBILE MURALS
DUE DATE: JANUARY 8, 2018
PROJECT LOCATION(S): This call is for two (2) temporary installations at the perimeter of specific special events throughout the year, in downtown Delray Beach. Locations typically are the intersection of Swinton Ave. and Atlantic Ave., the intersection of Atlantic Ave. and SE 6th Ave., the intersection of Casuarina Rd. and A1A, and the intersection of Atlantic Ave. and A1A. Other location may be used depending on event footprint.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This project includes the provision of 2 decorated dump truck covers (cover must include 2 sides, top, and rear of truck). Truck bed sizes are: Truck #1 – 8’W x 17’L x 5’H and Truck #2 – 8’W x 12’L x 4’H. Cover must be vinyl, canvas, or other comparable material and able to withstand extreme weather conditions (sun, rain, high temperatures). Covers may be decorated in any material that can withstand extreme weather conditions noted above (i.e. sealed paint, vinyl, screen printed, etc.). Please note that this call included the provision of the covers and the art that will be incorporated on them.
Art proposed must address one, or more, of the following categories:
~ Hometown Charm
~ Delray Diversity
~ Community Unity
~ Delray History
~ Creativity in business and the arts
The goal of this project is to enhance and improve public infrastructure by transforming a utilitarian dump truck into a work of art that reflects the criteria identified in the City of Delray Beach Public Art Advisory Board 2017 Strategic Plan.
These criteria include:
~ Reflects community diversity
~ Neighborhood and facility beautification
~ Fosters community unity by celebrating history and cultural heritage
~ Community driven projects that involve collaboration with other community organizations or individuals