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Fayetteville Arkansas - Utility Box Art Program Call for Artist Proposals 08 August 2022 ( news )
Fayetteville , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
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Aug . 8 , 2022
Recycling and Trash Collection Division
479 - 718 - 7687
hellzey@fayetteville - ar . gov
Utility Box Art Program – Call for Artist Proposals
FAYETTEVILLE , Ark . — The City of Fayetteville is seeking proposals for its
Utility Box Art Program
. The prog......ram is a graffiti abatement initiative of the Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Committee and Fayetteville Police Department’s Community Policing Division . The submission period opens Monday , Aug . 8 . The deadline for proposals is 5 p . m . Friday , Sept . 16 .
Per this year’s theme , “Follow the Flow , ” proposals should celebrate and educate the public on the importance of keeping our local water ways clean with a focus on creek pollution , ground water pollution and/or storm water runoff and contamination .
Utility boxes measure approximately 6 feet high , 3 feet wide and 2 feet deep ( 6’ x 3’ x 2’ ) . The four utility box locations are:
Martin Luther King Jr . Blvd . and S . College Ave . ( near the old Jefferson School )
S . Happy Hollow Rd . and E . Huntsville Rd .
15th St . and S . School Ave .
Stephen Carr Memorial Blvd . and Interstate - 49 northbound off - ramp
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 , sex , religion , nationality , origin , sexual orientation or disability will be considered .
This project is managed by The Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Board of Directors along with the City of Fayetteville . Artists will be paid $150 at the completion of the project and additional funds will be available for supplies . The project must be completed within three months .
To submit a proposal or request a paper application , contact Heather Ellzey at
hellzey@fayetteville - ar . govor 479 - 718 - 7687 .
View past submissions at
https://www . fayetteville - ar . gov/4227/Utility - Box - Art - Program
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