Request for Artist Proposals for the Painted Rain Barrel Project

The City of Georgetown Water Conservation Team would like to commission artists to design and paint rain barrels.

Application Deadline: Aug. 31

2023 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Beginning Aug. 1, 2023, the City of Georgetown’s Water Conservation Team will invite artist proposals for the Painted Rain Barrel Project. These rain barrels will be placed around downtown Georgetown during the October arts events, then auctioned off to community members, with going to Water Conservation education and outreach efforts.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all artists and student artists.

BUDGET: Artists will receive a $100 stipend. A $150 minimum bid will be placed on all barrels. All proceeds will be donated to conservation education efforts in local schools.

INSTALLATION DATE: Rain Barrel installations will be completed by Oct. 11, 2023.

APPLY: Applications will be submitted through from Aug. 1 to 31, 2022:

SELECTION: From the proposals submitted by the deadline, the City of Georgetown Water Conservation Team and Arts and Culture board will select 10 finalists from the total number of submissions. Artists will be notified on final selections by the Water Conservation Team by September 13.


Questions: Contact Tiffany Diaz at

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