Submission period opens for Fayetteville Utility Box Art program

The City of Fayetteville announced Monday that it is seeking proposals for its Utility Box art program. The submission period started on Monday August 8th. The theme for 2022 is “Follow the flow”. The city said the proposals should celebrate and educate the public on the importance of keeping our local waterways clean with a focus on stream pollution, groundwater pollution and/or water runoff and contamination. storms. The deadline for proposals is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 16. .Click here to submit your proposal.The call for proposals is open to all residents, artists and artist teams, including high school and university students. All applicants, without regard to race, gender, religion, nationality, origin, sexual orientation or disability, will be considered. Artists will be paid $150 at the end of the project and additional funds will be available for supplies. The project must be completed within three months. Artwork for each of the four panels in the box will need to be included. The project is managed by the Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Committee, the Recycling and Trash Collections Division, and the Community Policing Division of the Fayetteville Police Department. Since 2013 , Fayetteville artists beautify their community by turning utilitarian boxes into works of art. The program is a graffiti reduction initiative and has successfully discouraged graffiti, tagging and vandalism on city-owned utility light boxes.

The City of Fayetteville announced Monday that it is seeking proposals for its Utility Box Art program.

The submission period opened on Monday August 8th. The theme for 2022 is “Follow the flow”. The city said the proposals should celebrate and educate the public on the importance of keeping our local waterways clean with a focus on stream pollution, groundwater pollution and/or water runoff and contamination. storms.

The deadline for proposals is Friday, September 16 at 5 p.m.

Click here to submit your proposal.

The call for proposals is open to all residents, artists and artist teams, including high school and university students. All applicants, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, origin, sexual orientation or disability will be considered.

Artists will be paid $150 at the end of the project and additional funds will be available for supplies. The project must be completed within three months. Artwork for each of the four panels in the box should be included.

The project is operated by the Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Committee, the Recycling and Trash Collection Division, and the Community Policing Division of the Fayetteville Police Department.

Since 2013, Fayetteville artists have been beautifying their community by turning utilitarian boxes into works of art. The program is a graffiti reduction initiative and has successfully discouraged graffiti, tagging and vandalism on city-owned utility light boxes.

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