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Public Art Opportunities

Anamorphic Mural  

The City of Bellingham issued a call for art for an experienced artist to install a mural in the alley behind 1300 Commercial Street, on the columns of the public parking garage in a effort to enhance the alley adjacent to the public parking garage. The installation area includes eleven concrete columns and two aggregate panels (which may or may not be incorporated at the discretion of the artist).

$5,000 is available for design, materials and all expenses associated with the installation of the artwork.

Due Date: November 15, 2018 by 5:00pm

Project Timeline

​October 18, 2018​Optional onsite meeting, 12:00 pm
  • Check out the notes from the onsite meeting which may help to clarify some of the requirements in the Call for Art.
November 15, 2018​Call for Art deadline​
November 19-21, 2018 ​​Design Committee Review
December 4, 2018​​Arts Commission Final Review​
Spring, 2019​​



Traffic Box Artwork

The City of Bellingham has issued a Call for Art for original artwork to be installed on six (6) traffic boxes located in the downtown Arts District. The goal of the project is to reinforce a sense of place and enhance the identity of the district, while adding beauty and interest to the streetscape.

$500, for each image selected and installed, will be given to the selected artist (s).

Due Date: November 30, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Project Timeline

November 30, 2018​Call for Art deadline​
January 11, 2019​Selection of artists​
March 2019   ​Installation​



​Shannon Taysi at staysi@cob.org or 360-778-8360