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Artist or Artist Team - LA County Mural

Posted by Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture's Civic Art Division ; Posted on 
Call for Artists - DEADLINE :  
Artist or Artist Team - LA County Mural




The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (“Arts and Culture”) Civic Art Division seeks an
Artist or Artist team to create a permanent mosaic mural for the exterior of the LAC+USC Child Care
Center in Los Angeles.   The Department is requesting qualifications for inclusion in the Child Care Center’s civic art selection process.

APPLICATION WORKSHOP:  October 5, 2020 | 6:30 p.m.     RSVP

DEADLINE:  October 23, 2020 | 5 p.m.  

PROJECTED BUDGET:  $68,000  |  PROJECT LOCATION:  1200 N State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90035



  • Open to local artists residing or working within the Greater Los Angeles Area, Orange County, Ventura County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County and Los Angeles County
  • Artists who do not have prior experience with artwork of this scale are encouraged to apply in artist teams with the appropriate qualifications
  • Artists who have artwork in the County’s Civic Art Collection will be eligible if this project has a higher budget than the previously commissioned project or if the artist has not done a civic art project with the Department for five years


  • October 5, 2020 Optional RFP Assistance Workshop
  • October 23, 2020 Deadline for Submissions for Call for Artists, 5:00 PST
  • November 13, 2020 Selection Meeting, PCC1- (3) Artists Selected to Develop Proposals

The artwork will be located on State Street, opposite the main entrance to the Child Care Center within a small benched-in area where families can meet before or after pick-up and staff can break for lunch.

LAC+USC visitors driving on State Street will encounter the mural on their way to Zonal Avenue. Community members will also regularly pass the artwork walking to the LAC+USC Wellness Center from the West.