Make temporary public art on city parking meters

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The city of Dallas wants you to make art out of a parking meter. The Office of Cultural Affairs is calling for artists to create temporary art on parking meters throughout the city.

Here’s a snippet of the description:

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“Artists will be commissioned for ‘creative interventions’ such as decorative paint, removable graphics, or wrapping projects (i.e., yarn bombing or vinyl wraps) to enhance the exterior of parking meters.”

Submit a proposal by 5 p.m. June 27, and if you’re selected, the city will pay $50 per meter.

To be considered, submit a resume, five low-resolution images of work examples and an artist statement of 100 words or fewer to Jessica Trevizo by email, snail mail or in person at 2600 Live Oak St., Dallas, TX 75204.

Here is the project timeline:

Submission deadline – Friday, June 27, 5 p.m.

Notification of acceptance – Thursday, July 3

Design deadline – Thursday, July 17, 5 p.m.

Artwork starts – Tuesday, July 29

Artwork finished – Tuesday, Aug. 26


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