Paint the Town Mural Application


Click here for the pdf diagram and Request for Qualifications for the Old Georgetown Parking Garage Mural. The deadline for submission is Friday, August 6, 2021.

This project is a partnership between the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and Montgomery County, MD.

Artist must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
Artist must be a resident of Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia.
Artists are expected to carry their own general liability insurance. 

Artist is required to use a paint specific to outdoor and concrete use such as Keim, SherKryl, NovaColor by Artex or Golden Artist Colors, etc.

The selection committee will select up to five artists to submit their renderings for the garage mural, and each artist(s) will be compensated for their original design work.  Artists will be notified on or before August 25, 2021 if they’ve been selected to submit a rendering.  Renderings will be due by September 20, 2021.

$27,500 will be provided to the artist. This sum is inclusive of all artist(s) fees, insurance, fabrication, installation, travel, and all other project related expenses. Necessary lifts and scaffolding will be provided and associated fees will not be the responsibility of the selected artist.

The project must be completed within four weeks of the start date, and no later than Nov. 15, 2021.  The artist or team of artists will coordinate their work schedule with the Bethesda Urban Partnership.

Please submit the following items to be considered for the “Paint the Town” Old Georgetown Road Garage Mural Project.

  1. Completed Artist Application
  2. Artist Statement
  3. Resume
  4. Three professional references
  5. Upload 10 images of your work
  6. Image description sheet

Click here to complete the Artist Application and upload the required attachments.