Call for Artist Entries for the Williamson County and City of Georgetown 175th Celebration Mural – Still Making History
Williamson County and the City of Georgetown would like to commission an artist to design and install a mural on a wall of the Williamson County Tax Office. Call opens November 15th, 2022. The community is invited to help paint the mural on March 10th and 11th, 2023.
Application Deadline: December 31st, 2022
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board invites artist entries for the design of a mural in celebration of the 175th anniversary of Williamson County and the City of Georgetown. The mural design should be an interpretation of the history of Williamson County and how the City of Georgetown, as the site for the anniversary mural, contributed to the development of the area that is Williamson County. Community members will be invited to help begin the mural painting process after the artist and final design are selected. For more details and historic resources see the full submission guidelines.
ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all professional artists over the age of 18.
BUDGET: This project is a collaboration between Williamson County and the City of Georgetown. An artist stipend of $8,000 will be paid to the artist selected to install the mural. The cost of materials and equipment necessary to install the mural will be covered up to $2,000 and reimbursed to the artist upon completion of the project. Any material and equipment costs exceeding this amount will require prior approval. The selected artist will be responsible for their own travel costs, housing, and personal liability insurance.
INSTALLATION DATE: Mural will be completed by April 3rd, 2023, with a community painting event held during Williamson County’s 175th Anniversary kick-off event March 10th – 11th. A mural dedication will be held at the Spring Art Stroll on April 20th, 2023.
APPLY: Applications will be submitted through Submittable.com between November 15th and December 31st, 2022: https://artsgeorgetown.submittable.com/Submit
FULL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND CONCEPT: Call for Artist Entries_175th Celebration Mural
SELECTION: From the entries submitted by the deadline, the Arts and Culture Board in collaboration with Williamson County will award an artist commission for the mural design and installation. Artists will be notified of the final selection by the late January, 2023.
APPLICATION FEE: None
Questions: Contact Amanda Still at 512-930-8471 or Amanda.email@example.com