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Call to Artists for Meridian Transit Stop Shelter Public Art Project » 

DEADLINE: Friday, July 5, 2024 at 3:00 PM MST

*Any questions regarding applications must be submitted to Cassandra at by June 28, 2024

The Meridian Arts Commission (MAC) is seeking applications from artists to bring public art to Meridian by commissioning three artists to create original artwork themed around Meridian history that will be printed on vinyl wraps and installed on traffic boxes in Meridian, Idaho. MAC anticipates commissioning three different artists to create one set of artworks for the pair of boxes at three different locations. The selected artists will be paid $600 each to create a unique, bright, colorful, eye-catching design, to be fabricated into a vinyl wrap that will cover all vertical faces of the traffic boxes. The opportunity is open to artists working in all disciplines, 18 years of age and older, and residing within the Treasure Valley. Click on the link above for full application details.

Call to Artists: Application for Initial Point Gallery

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 3:00PM

To be considered for exhibition at Initial Point Gallery in 2025, application materials must be received by this date. After this deadline, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and artists are welcome to apply at any time for future shows, but will not likely be considered until the next annual jury process for displays in 2026.

The Meridian Arts Commission invites artists to apply for the display of artwork in Initial Point Gallery. Initial Point Gallery is located on the third floor of Meridian City Hall and is free and open to the public during City working hours. Initial Point Gallery displays one-to-two-month long art exhibits, providing approximately 100 linear feet of wall space for hanging two-dimensional artwork and four enclosed display cases for three-dimensional artwork. The gallery typically features multiple artists and organizational group exhibits in the space each month, but established artists may receive solo exhibitions. Click here to apply.

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