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Poughkeepsie Galleria Dutchess Tourism Mural Project

The Poughkeepsie Galleria Dutchess Tourism Mural Project

In partnership with Poughkeepsie Galleria, Dutchess Tourism and Arts Mid-Hudson, artists are welcome to submit their vision for a commissioned mural at Poughkeepsie Galleria in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The Dutchess Tourism Poughkeepsie Galleria Mural Project asks artists, “What are the highlights of Dutchess County?” The successful project at the Poughkeepsie Galleria would be a showcase of the best of Dutchess County, from the natural beauty of the outdoors, the Hudson River, and Farm Fresh agriculture, to the significant historic sites, food and beverage of chef culture, colleges, and museums. Artists have the opportunity to submit their proposals between May 16, 2018 and June 11, 2018., at midnight Eastern Time.

The Dutchess Tourism Poughkeepsie Galleria Project Opportunity:

The selected artist submission will be given $5,000.00 total upon completion of the project. This payment must include artist labor, materials and any other supplies the artist needs to sufficiently complete the work.

*The site: the mural will be painted on an indoors wall at Poughkeepsie Galleria. The wall measures: 6’ high and 12’ wide, ceilings 12’ high. Artists may work on the mural between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. The proposed mural area is conveniently located between the Security office in Food Court and the Security Director’s office near the restrooms. ?Interested artists are encouraged to visit the mural site.

*Paint: the mural should be painted in highest quality mural paint and finished with a clear coat.

* Security and liability insurance is provided by the Poughkeepsie Galleria.

Timeline: Call for entries: May 16 – June 11, 2018 – Arts Mid-Hudson will manage the process of artist mural submissions through submittable. Artists must upload design views for the mural site and may upload up to 7 images. Sample images of past murals (up to 3) must be uploaded, along with a resume and two references that can be contacted about your past work.

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Selection Process: the final decision will be made by a jury of organizational representatives from The Galleria, Dutchess Tourism, and Arts Mid-Hudson.

Notification: early July, 2018

Work can begin after the artist signs a contract to complete the work.

Mural completion: by October 15, 2018 Upon completion of the mural on or before October 15, 2018, there will be a media event, ribbon cutting and public reception in The Galleria Community Room.

Poughkeepsie Galleria is the premier retail center in a sophisticated and wealthy bedroom community to New York City with 12 million annual visitors.

Dutchess Tourism drives visitation to Dutchess County to generate the maximum impact through hotel stays and visitor spending with a vision to make Dutchess County the premier destination choice of travel in the Hudson Valley, New York State, and the Northeast, with increased emphasis on overnight stays.

Arts Mid-Hudson is the regional arts service organization promoting and presenting opportunities for sustainability and community engagement.

Questions? Email [email protected] or call 845.454.3222.