Artist call out for a public mural
Published on 01 June 2021
We are calling out to artists who live in Victoria for a commission to create a public mural for the walls of a newly refurbished public toilet at Olympic Park, Heidelberg West.
As part of the refurbishment, 2 walls of the public toilet building have been designated for a public artwork. Our Arts and Culture team is currently seeking proposals from Victorian artists for a new, high quality public mural for these walls.
About the location
Olympic Park is located on the western fringe of Banyule. It is an established sport and community recreation reserve with a significant history, and was once used as a prominent training base for the 1956 Olympic Games. The park is now a high profile soccer and cricket venue that also provides a range of other sport, recreation and open space opportunities. The park is also home to Barrbunin Beek, a gathering place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in and around Banyule.
Selection of the final artwork will take place in a 2-stage process. After the open call, 2 shortlisted artists will be invited to submit a more developed proposal and will be paid a design fee. From these 2 designs the final artwork will be chosen.
Call out for proposals are open now until midnight 11 July 2021.
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, professional mural artist to create an original, site-specific work in a park with significant Olympic heritage, high profile sporting facilities and that is a central recreation and leisure area for the local community.
Express your interest
If you are interested, email us to receive a full artist brief containing all details needed to apply.
Contact us now for the brief