Call for Artists!

LIGHT POLE BANNERS TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH





The Arlington Human Rights Commission (AHRC, Arlington, MA) seeks a BIPOC artist to create new work or adapt existing work for 6 designs for light pole banners to celebrate Black History Month, February 2022. Banners will be hung along Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington Heights for the month of February.

2022 JURORS: Boston artist, educator and curator Chanel Thervil, currently Artist-in-Residence in Arlington and Crystal Haynes, Journalist and Commissioner, AHRC.

COMMISSION FEE: $1,000 for 6 designs. Selected designs will be featured on the websites and social media of AHRC and ArtsArlington.org (project partner) with artist information and links.

DEADLINE FOR DESIGN PROPOSALS & SUPPORT MATERIALS: Monday, January 10, 2022 midnight


ARTIST NOTIFIED OF SELECTION: Friday, January 14, 2022.

FINAL DESIGNS DUE: Friday, January 21, 2022 in the form of print-ready digital files (dimensions & specs to be provided). We regret that the timeline is tight and apologize that the delivery deadlines cannot be extended. Applications will be most competitive if design concepts are clear and close to final.