Basic Steps for a Community to Take Once the Decision has been Made to Paint a Mural
BLANK WALL TO MURAL!
DECIDE WHICH TYPE OF COLLABORATION
WHICH WALL? Get the necessary permission from business owner and get the measurements
SUBJECT MATTER MEETINGS
FIGURE OUT BUDGET / FUNDRAISING
Sometimes the artist could first be paid to do the design then further fundraising could occur to pay for the paint and painting after the design has been finalized.
Do you want a person from your own community to paint the mural or will you reach out to other artists as well?
INVITE AN ARTIST OR SEND OUT ARTIST CALL
Connect with local art centers, university and galleries to get the word out locally
DESIGN PROCESS – MEET WITH CHOSEN ARTIST (or artist team) MULTIPLE TIMES