The Paint Parker mural project is a “tagging” prevention program which facilitates the creation of new murals in areas which tagging has occurred along the trails underpasses within the Town of Parker. The hope is to stop the “tagging” and beautifying the underpasses. Paint Parker is a collaborative effort between the Parker Police, Parks and Recreation and the Cultural Departments.
Open to all artists.
For the submission process, artist must provide a letter of intent, suggested supply list and timeline to completion, resume of relevant past experience and electronic design renderings of the proposed mural. Once chosen, artist will confirm detailed supply list and a time line for completion. Artist will execute selected mural in designated location within a coordinated schedule with Parker Parks and Recreation. Artist will have first right of refusal for ongoing maintenance and repair. Artists may elect to work with students to complete the project.
The following sites have been selected for the project: 3 Sites will be painted this year, the project will continue next year.
Cherry Creek Regional Trail, under Cottonwood Drive
Dimensions: 30’ w x 11’ h
Sulphur Gulch Trail, under Parker Road
Dimensions: 2 pillars @ 25 feet width; 1 pillar @ 8’; 2 pillars @10’; 1 pillar @10ft
Sulphur Gulch Trail, under Willow Park Dr.
Dimensions: 2 @ 32’w. x 2 @ 10 ft.
Newlin Gulch at Lincoln
Dimensions: Length: 85’ wall; 2 pillars at 35’ high; Height: 5’ wall; 2 pillars at 11’
Call for Artist Open:
Artist Review and Selection:
Project Completion Date:
Each artist or group will be recognized with a plaque at the mural site.
Artist is responsible for paint supplies and materials.
Ladders, scaffolding, safety barricading will be provided by the Town of Parker.