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Call to Artists: Olive (Boulevard) Link Bench Painting Project, due March 23

February 13, 2018

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Attention artists and art groups:

The City of University City is seeking artists for bench painting on Olive Boulevard. Benches include those next to bus stops between Midland Boulevard and 82nd Street.

Official call to artists for the project is available here, the specifications for the benches is here, and examples of other bench art is here.

The official call to artists, bench specifications and example photos are attached.

Applications and templates are due Friday, March 23Electronic submissions can be emailed to Adam Brown at abrown@ucitymo.org, and hard copies can be mailed or dropped off at the Department of Community Development, fourth floor City Hall, 6801 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO 63130.

We encourage everyone to share this information with artists they know. This is a great opportunity for original designs to be displayed in the Olive Link!

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Call for artists, for Olive Blvd, deadline May 26

May 15, 2017

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Calling all artists!  The City of University City’s Department of Community Development invites artists to submit designs to be painted on Olive Boulevard Traffic Signal Boxes and Photocell boxes. The theme for the art work is Diversity. These works of art will contribute to the vitality and attractiveness of Olive Boulevard in University City. For more information on Olive Boulevard, visit www.theolivelink.com.

A total of twelve boxes will be painted. Eight are Traffic Signal boxes (TSBs) owned by the Missouri Department of Transportation and four are Photocell boxes (PBs) owned by the City of University City.

A document with all the details on this competition, along with a list of the box locations, can be found here.   The submission deadline is May 26th.