If walls could talk

Open Call for Muralists / Graffiti Artists

‘If Walls Could Talk’ 2023 mural by Omolemo Rammile.

Open Call for Muralists / Graffiti Artists

Published On: January 18, 2024

The William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley, would like to commission a muralist/graffiti artist to produce a public mural that responds to the 30th Anniversary of Democracy.

Applications Open: 18 January 2024

Applications Close: 9 February 2024

The successful artist(s) will be notified by the 23rd February 2024. Interested artists must be available to produce the mural in Kimberley from 11 to 15 March 2024.

Project Description:

If Walls Could Talk is a Community Arts and Cultural Development initiative of the WHAG that invest in the promotion of creative interventions in public spaces in the Northern Cape. Experienced graffiti artists/muralists are invited to submit concept designs for a public mural according to the following specifications:

Project Budget: R 25 000.00 (This is a cost to company budget and is inclusive of the completion of the artwork, all materials and travel and accommodation if needed).

Location: Kimberley, Northern Cape Province

Size of Mural: 7,50 x 2,65 m

To apply, please complete the application form here. Alternatively you can download the application form here and submit it together with supporting documentation (indicated below) to zaakirah@whag.co.za with the subject line “If Walls Could Talk 2024″ by 12:00 on the 9th February 2024. Please note the applicants need to be registered on the Central Suppliers Database. To register on the Central Suppliers Database or check your status, please make use of the following links:

How to Register on the CSD? https://secure.csd.gov.za/Home/RegistrationProcess

CSD Login: https://secure.csd.gov.za/Account/Login

Application Documents that need to be submitted:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Mural Design (one artwork per submission). Please note that your concept artwork must be done to scale according to the above-given mural dimensions
  3. Artist Portfolio of previous murals (maximum 3 images)
  4. Summary Report from Central Supplier Database
  5. Copy of Identity Document
  6. Completed WHAG SBD4 Document

Event Information:

From: 2024-01-18
Until: 2024-02-09