Common Questions

Q: How do I submit my portfolio?

The Mural Arts Program accepts portfolios from interested artists through our artist application process. Once you submit an application by mail or online, your work will be reviewed and your information will be added to the Mural Arts Program's artist database. Through this process you become a potential candidate for the Muralist Training Program as well.

Apply online or Download a copy of the Mural Artist Application. [978K PDF]*

Q: Does the Mural Arts Program offer professional development opportunities for artists?

Yes, the Mural Arts Program offers a Muralist Training Program for artists interested in adapting their skills to public mural-making. The Mural Arts Program aims to train and enrich artists who already possess strong painting skills through exposure to the community process inherent in public mural-making. It also provides individual artists with general support to advance their mural-making skills. After the completion of the course, all accepted artists will have the opportunity to participate in an apprenticeship with the Mural Arts Program.

Learn about the Muralist Training Program.

Q: What job opportunities are currently available with the Mural Arts Program?

People seeking Lead Artist or Assistant Artist positions should apply using the Mural Artist Application above or by applying online.

Browse RFQ's, and learn about volunteer, internship, educational, and employment opportunities by clicking here.

Q: I am an artist with an idea for a project. How do I present my idea to the Mural Arts Program?

The Mural Arts Program is always open to new and innovative ideas coming from artists themselves.

Download a copy of the Mural Application for Artist Driven Projects. [775K PDF]*

For current Mural Arts Program artists:

Q: When is the next Artists' Quarterly Meeting?

Contact for information.

* Note: This meeting is open to artists currently working with the Mural Arts Program, only.


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