The Dayton Community Development Corporation in partnership with the Dayton Enhancement Committee and the property owner would like to commission an artist to design and install a mural on the North exterior wall of the Texas Kountry Kitchen Building, which is located at 313 N. Main Street Dayton, TX 77535.
The artwork must be consistent with the theme described below.
Artwork must be original work and not contain advertisements or business promotions.
Murals must be painted directly on the building facade or structure.
The overall theme for the Texas Kountry Kitchen Building is Historical Dayton
The overall theme should incorporate the following historical elements, rice farming & farmer, train depot, and train. Examples of similar concepts and historical elements are detailed below.
The design should also include the following words/phrases:
Artists are encouraged to be creative in their design while staying consistent with the overall theme.
This opportunity is available to anyone over the age of 18. Limit of three design submissions per applicant.
An artist stipend of $5,000 will be paid to the artist selected to install the mural. Half of the stipend will be paid to the artist once the mural is halfway completed, with the remaining balance paid at completion.
The Dayton Community Development Corporation will also fund the cost of the materials and equipment necessary to install the mural. These materials shall be sourced and paid directly by the Dayton Community Development Corporation.
The selected artist will be responsible for their own travel costs, housing, and personal liability insurance.