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Call for Artists – Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Murals & More is seeking artists to submit their portfolio to be considered as a finalist for the installation of a painted mural on the east facade of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (GCRCF) building, at 324 3rd St. SE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Preference will be given to an artist who resides in Linn County, Iowa, or has a significant connection to Linn County, Iowa. Candidates from a diverse array of backgrounds (i.e. race, gender, religion, sexual orientation) are encouraged to apply. 

Project process and timeline

March 1, 2024
Call for artist portfolios opens.

March 22, 2024
Call for artist portfolios closes.

March 29, 2024
Up to three finalist candidates selected. All applicants notified.

April 26, 2024
Finalist candidate submissions due.

May 3, 2024
Final submission selected. All finalists notified.

August 6, 2024
Final project completion deadline.

August 7, 2024
GCRCF 75th Anniversary celebration and mural unveiling.

Artist Portfolio Submission Form

Thanks for your interest in this project! We are excited to review your portfolio to consider you as a finalist for this project. Please submit at least either one or both types of portfolio to showcase your previous work:

  • online portfolio (personal website or social media, etc.), and/or
  • digital portfolio file(s).

Please keep in mind, we are not asking for new original artwork at this stage of the selection process.