Creative Greensboro Announces Artist Call for Peeler Recreation Center mural project
GREENSBORO, NC (September 1, 2022) – Creative Greensboro, in partnership with the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department, is seeking a muralist to design and install a community informed spray-painted mural at the Peeler Recreation Center. The selected artist will receive a $12,000 contract to cover all materials, artist fees and costs of completing the mural. The application deadline is October 1st at 5:00 p.m. You can find detailed information and application documents at www.creativegreensboro.com.
This wall project is part of the Peeler Community Park Plan approved by City Council in 2019 and the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Program Grant received to improve the outdoor facilities at Peeler Community Park. The mural will be placed on the seven-part wall facing Phillips Avenue. A community stakeholder committee will support the project, including artist selection. The committee consists of residents who live in neighborhoods near the Peeler Recreation Center and members of the Greensboro Cultural Affairs Commission.
Founded in 2019, Creative Greensboro provides support for, secures access to, and promotes awareness of the Greensboro creative community. Through a variety of programs, services and partnerships, Creative Greensboro supports the development of a vibrant city. Learn more at www.creativegreensboro.com.