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Masonic Arts Theatre Innovation (MÄTI) / MÄTI Square Shops
Public Mural Project for Building Interior
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Deadline: May 4, 2022
1. ART OPPORTUNITY
Masonic Arts Theatre & Innovation (MÄTI) seeks artists to design and execute large wall murals for the interior of the MÄTI Square Shops building in downtown Marquette, Michigan. Each mural should focus on local landmarks that would be of interest to both residents and visitors.
Each mural should be created around your chosen or assigned area landmark. The list at the end of this RFP is not meant to be exhaustive, but just an informational point of the types of locations considered. The mural should be painted in a professional way, family appropriate, and completely finished. The painting style, color palette, and exact content is up to the design of the artist.
Open to all emerging and professional artists in Marquette County
April 6 Call for Proposals Starts
April 22, 6 PM Q&A Walkthrough Session with Interested Artists
May 4, 5 PM Proposal Submissions Due
May 6 Proposals Reviewed by ArtsMÄTI
May 9-11 Applicants Notified
May 18-June 15 Building open for mural work
June 15 Mural Completion Deadline
June 22, 6 PM Opening Reception
5. SELECTION PROCESS
The arts branch of MÄTI, ArtsMÄTI, will review each submitted proposal and application. They will evaluate each submission and either select 10 artists based on preliminary submission materials, interview short-listed applications, or seek more detailed proposals.
Selection criteria may include, but are not limited to: artistic merit as evidenced by submitted materials, logical “fit” in the selected space, recognizability of the landmark, the applicant’s professional qualifications, proven ability to undertake projects of a similar scope.
6. APPLICATION CONTENT
Questions? Contact MÄTI Arts – email@example.com
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