Call for Artists: Archibald Yell Boulevard Murals RFP
Application and Deadline Information
The Fayetteville Arts Council will serve as the selection committee throughout this RFP process. Information about the Fayetteville Arts Council, including members and meeting schedule, is available here.
The pre-proposal meeting for this RFP is scheduled to take place at the Fayetteville Arts Council meeting on Dec. 15, 2021, at 6 p.m. local time. This meeting will be held via Zoom. To register to attend please go to the City's public meetings calendar and navigate to the meeting date: https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/calendar.aspx. Registration links are generally published on Fridays the week prior to the scheduled meeting.
North End Mural
The mural at the north end of the retaining wall will be at the intersection of Rock St. and Archibald Yell Blvd. It has short panels on the right side and stops at the white paint before the section featuring the purple bulldog. The area of this section is approximately 108 square feet. The stipend for this completed mural will be $3,800.
South End Mural
Artwork / Material
Mural Theme: Experience the Adventure of Fayetteville!
|Dec. 8, 2021||City issues RFP|
|Dec. 15, 2021 - 6 p.m. CST||Non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting at Fayetteville Arts Council meeting (held via Zoom)|
|Jan. 7, 2022 - 12 p.m. CST (noon)||Deadline for proposals|
|Jan. 19, 2022||Fayetteville Arts Council meets to select four artists to finalize design proposals|
|Jan. 20, 2022||Artist notifications (selected and not selected)|
|Feb. 2, 2022||Deadline for design finalizations from four selected artists|
|Feb. 16, 2022||Fayetteville Arts Council meets and selects final artist(s) to complete murals|
|Feb. 17, 2022||Artist notifications (selected and not selected)|
|April 11, 2022||Selected artist(s) begin site work on mural|
|May 16, 2022 - 8 a.m. CST||Deadline for completed mural|