The Contemporary Dayton seeks artists to design outdoor mural

The Contemporary Dayton seeks artists, artist teams, designers or architects who live within a 50-mile radius of Dayton to design an outdoor mural for the Centennial Overlook at Sunrise MetroPark.

The proposed mural location is comprised of a two-sided curved staircase from the landing at Centennial Overlook down to the Great Miami River. The mural is part of a larger project at Sunrise MetroPark and will feature Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “On the River.”

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The Contemporary Dayton’s Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is the first of a three-phased process concluding with the installation of a single public art project with a budget of $12,000 for design, materials and production. The project selection committee will choose up to three finalists that will receive a $750 stipend for their proposal.

The deadline to submit an RFQ is Monday, April 11, and should be submitted to Cydnie King, curatorial assistant at The Co, by emailing cking@codayton.org. For more details, visit codayton.org/events/call-for-entry.

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