CSUDH Innovation & Instruction Building Mural Wrap Project
Status: Accepting Submissions
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) seeks to digitally reproduce existing artwork(s) by an artist, or artists working as a collaborative team, throughout the interior of the new CSUDH Innovation and Instruction Building. The new complex was designed to feature large-scale murals in seven (7) locations using the digital mural wrap reproduction process. The university seeks to celebrate its core values of innovation, ideation, and creative work, with an eye towards the history and narratives in our local community through this public art project.
Artists must live in the greater Los Angeles region with a minimum of five (5) years professional exhibition experience. Submissions must be original works of the artist and in compliance with all existing copyright laws. The submission deadline is Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
One (1) proposal will be selected for the project and the artist/artist team will be compensated $15,000.
Artists should only submit existing artwork, and/or documentation of previous public art projects that reflect their ongoing art practice. Do not submit proposals for new work specific only to this project. The Selection Committee will weigh significantly the connection between your submission and your ongoing contemporary practice.
Artists may fabricate their artwork any way that is relevant to their practice, as long as it is made accessible to be digitally reproduced for display.
Please see “Specifications” below for full details.
This call is open to contemporary artists or collaboratives in the greater Los Angeles region with at least five (5) years of professional exhibition experience. Current employees and student assistants of California State University, Dominguez Hills or California State University are not eligible.
Selections of finalists are at the discretion of the Selection Committee comprised of affiliates with the Art Committee. The Selection Committee’s decision will be informed by public comments received during a campus-wide community meeting.
The Selection Committee reserves the right to modify or cancel this open call at any time for any reason. If selected, Artist(s) will retain all copyright to their own images. If selected, Artist grants the California State University, Dominguez Hills [CSUDH] the right to use and reproduce the artwork for marketing and documentation purposes. Images may also be placed on social media networks and CSUDH sites with Artist credit. Artist grants the use of their image as stated without further contact or compensation from CSUDH.
All digitally reproduced mural wraps of the selected artwork will be installed inside CSUDH’s new Innovation and Instruction building, a 4-story building housing classrooms, learning laboratories, conference rooms, and an auditorium. The building is located at the north end of campus, visible from Victoria Street.
The complex architect designed seven locations for mural art:
- One (1) location 13’ tall by 40’ wide
- One (1) location 9’ tall by 35’8” wide
- One (1) location 9’ tall by 37′ wide
- One (1) location 9’ tall by 17’7” wide
- Three (3) locations 9’ tall by 49’ wide
The artist should have access to the original artwork and make it available for photography and/or ready to submit a high-resolution digital image file (approx.: 18000 x 18000 pixels, multi GB total), for mural printing.
The selected artist is NOT responsible for the costs of printing and installation.
Mural wraps will be removed after five to seven years depending on condition. Wraps may be removed at any time at the sole discretion of the CSUDH.
Your submission must include the following:
- Your name, address, phone number, and email, link to website.
- Single PDF, that contains up to 10 images, including title, size, media and up to 3 sentences about each piece. File must be titled: lastname_firstname_images.pdf (no larger than 10mb)
- Artist Bio, briefly describing your art practice and accomplishments. File must be titled: lastname_firstname_bio.pdf (250 words or less saved as PDF)
- Artist Resume/CV. File must be titled: lastname_firstname_cv.pdf (5 page maximum saved as PDF)
- 3 references (File must be titled: lastname_firstname_references.pdf)
Please direct questions to the Selection Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions must be submitted by 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 13th.