Ann Arbor Public Library is seeking Black Michigan Artists for a variety of projects

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Black Lives Matter Mural
The library is seeking Michigan-area Black artists to paint a mural featuring the words BLACK LIVES MATTER to be displayed on the fence along the Library Lane side of the Downtown Library.  The open call ends on August 17, and the winning artist must have the project completed in September. The commission is $1,000 per artist, plus reimbursement for supplies and mileage while working on the installation.

Black Artists Showcase
The library also is seeking digital artwork by Michigan-area Black artists to be purchased/licensed for the Library’s circulating Art Prints Collection. The work is being solicited through 2020.

Black Artists Portfolio Submissions
The library seeks to hire select artists to produce future graphic design projects, including posters, print promotions, book covers, signage, logos, summer game art and brochure illustrations. This call is ongoing.

Check out the website for applications and deadlines and questions.