How can you make a visual impact in Allston? The Harvard Ed Portal is seeking local artists for a short-term mural at 224 Western Ave. in Allston, MA.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2022
Installation Dates: Mid-April 2022, TBD by the artist and Ed Portal
Run Dates: April 2022-March 2023
Applicants are encouraged to propose site-responsive ideas that engage, educate, and inspire the Allston-Brighton community—including peoples of diverse backgrounds. Themes of interest include but are not limited to: building social connections; racial & social justice; health & healing; and wonder & joy.
Optional: Priority given to submissions that include an idea for an interactive component that prompts visitors to dive deeper into mural themes, such as an artist talk or asynchronous engagement.
Submissions from artists of all experience levels are encouraged—emerging, mid-career, or established—as well as solo artists or collaborations. Preference to applicants living and/or working in Allston-Brighton and Cambridge. BIPOC & LBGTQIA+ people are strongly encouraged to apply.