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Mural Project Called ‘Welcome, Carbondale!’ Now Seeking Artists

Photo: City of Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Artspace 304 announces a new initiative of the Southern Illinois Mural Project, Welcome, Carbondale! 

In collaboration with the City of Carbondale, SIUC, local businesses, and private donors, the community is investing $50,000 to create five public murals located on selected buildings at the entry points of Carbondale.

Artspace 304 is accepting applications from individual artists ages 18+ and teams of artists ages 15+, with adult supervision who are Illinois residents until May 25.

Interested artists can ask questions and learn more information at a virtual meeting being held on Tuesday, May 10 – details to be announced on the Welcome, Carbondale! website.

Mural finalists will be submitted for a public review and vote in the Corridor Gallery at the Carbondale Civic Center from June 15-June 30.