North Charleston looks for local artist to paint mural

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The city of North Charleston is looking for a local artist to paint a mural on a large storage tank overlooking East Montague Avenue.A mural committee made up of city officials, business leaders and community leaders will select the artist to create the mural design, which will be finished by August 31, 2013. The mural design must be created using Adobe Illustrator or a similar graphic design software and incorporate the logo of the tank owner, ODFJELL. The total budget for the project is $5,000 which includes artist design fees, materials, travel, production costs and any permits.In order to be considered, you must submit the following materials:

  • Current resume/CV
  • {}A minimum of ten slides, quality photographs, or digital images of artist's work that accurately represent the artist's aesthetics and style. All images must be accompanied by a brief description of the artwork, title, location, size, and completion date.
  • A list of three professional client references. The list must include complete address and telephone number for each reference.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope should be included if materials are to be returned.
  • Optional application materials - the artist's web site may be listed and/or up to three additional materials may be submitted such as reviews, news articles, awards, or other related information.

Application materials should be hand-delivered by Friday, June 28, 2013 or postmarked by Sunday, June 30,2013. to the City of North Charleston's Cultural Arts Director, Ms. Marty Besancon. Hand-deliver to the Cultural Arts Department office on the second floor of North Charleston City Hall, located at 2500 City Hall Lane, or mail to City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC 29419-9016.