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Call to Artists: Vectren Mural Project, B-Line and 4th Street

For more information contact: Sean Starowitz, Assistant Director of Economic Development for the Arts, City of Bloomington, 812-349-3534

Call to Artists: Vectren Mural Project, B-Line and 4th Street

Bloomington, Ind - Vectren, in collaboration with the the City of Bloomington, is issuing a call for artist proposals for a mural to be located on the Vectren fence parallel to the B-Line Trail beginning on 4th Street and going south. This is part of an overall beautification project Vectren began earlier this year at its 4th and Madison Streets location.

"Thanks to Vectren for funding this one-of-a-kind public art installation. This is going to be a lot of fun to watch evolve, and once completed will add another asset to our inventory of unique public art on this thriving transportation artery," commented Mayor John Hamilton.

Vectren Mural Project

Mural Details:


Artist will receive a $1,500.00 stipend. Initial Payment: 50% of the stipend will be paid within two weeks of a signed letter of agreement. 50% of the stipend will be paid upon completion of the mural.

Material reimbursement: Artist will receive up to $1,000.00 in material reimbursements (with receipts and subject to a signed letter of agreement).

Completion Date: All work must be completed prior to November 30th, 2016.


The written proposal contact information:

A description of the proposed work. Please include the following descriptions:

Support materials/previous work

Additional requirements:

Artist shall be responsible for preparation of the surface to ensure strong adhesion for durability and longevity. This may include a primer and other preparation necessary for the optimum bond of the paint to the fence.


The artist will be selected by a committee of representative from Vectren, the Bloomington Arts Commission and City staff.

Submissions must be received by 5:00 P.M. on October 7th, 2016. Artists will be notified about the selection by October 14th, 2016. Send electronic submissions to

For questions or concerns, please contact Sean Starowitz at 812-349-3534.