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McCambridge Recreation Center Public Art Mural | Call for Artists!!!
June 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
It is desired that the project embody “Past, Present and Future of Burbank”. Installation, maintenance, and durability issues should be taken into consideration.
The City of Burbank invites artists to submit their qualifications for the opportunity to create a Public Art Mural inside the McCambridge Recreation Center. The McCambridge Recreation Center features a gymnasium, several meeting rooms and classrooms and home of the “After School Daze” program. The Recreation Center attracts avariety of visitors each day enjoying the community rooms, gymnasium, lobby games, and recreation classes. In1976, the City’s Bicentennial Committee proposed that two murals be painted in the Recreation Center. Volunteers from the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center were chosen to paint two murals inside the RecreationCenter. The murals remained on the Center’s wall throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s.
McCambridge Recreation Center is located at: 1515 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank CA 91504. The area identified for the mural is the stage wall, located inside the Gymnasium. We are very much open to expanding the area of the mural to include the east wall within the gymnasium. Wall dimensions: stage wall 22 ft tall x 30 ft wide& east side wall 13.8 ft x 32.3 ft x 17.7 ft (see photos below for reference).
This project is open to practicing professional artists who have successfully completed at least two public art projects with a minimum budget of $5,000.
The public art budget for this project is $10,000. Budget shall include artist’s fee, materials, supplies, travel, lodging and equipment and sales tax needed to design, and fabricate final piece.
All materials should be provided on 8.5 x 11 inch white bond paper with all hard copy material duplicated on a USB Flash Drive. Do not put materials in a binder or notebook. Handwritten material will not be considered. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021. Postmarks are not acceptable.
For additional information about this incredible opportunity please call (818) 238-5300 or email: Manghel@burbankca.gov or Pohan@burbankca.gov.