Call for Lead Visual Artist and Associate Artist
USC/EXPO Good Neighbors Mental Health Awareness Art Project
A project of LA Commons
LA Commons seeks 1 lead artist and one associate artist February- May, 2021. LA Commons develops artistic and cultural projects that reveal the unique stories of L.A.’s neighborhoods and engage visitors through cultural tours. LA Commons is partnering with USC, Expo Center and local High Schools to create Mental Health Awareness Art Project.
The artwork will share stories of South LA Residents connected to mental health and wellness. The purpose is to share community stories and information about mental health issues, access to mental health resources and to promote positive mental health and Wellness Practices. The outcome will be both a visual art installation and a social media campaign.
Lead Visual Artist and Associate Artist will direct a team of youth artists (ages 15-25 years). All workshops, story gathering and design will take place online.
The Role the Artist in this project will be:
February Story Gathering and Information gathering
March – Design
April – Completion of art installation
May – Installation and mental health and wellness social media campaign.
$3000 Lead Artist Fee; $2000 Associate Artist Fee This fee includes leading youth art workshops, design, design approval process, and completing artwork. The supplies, youth mentor and youth stipends are part of an additional budget.
The deadline for applications is January 21, 2021Here is the link to Apply : Artists Call Application for 2021 USC/EXPO Good Neighbors Mental Health Awareness Art Project