May 9, 2023
MARTA ARTBOUND ANNOUNCES
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR WEST END STATION BICYCLE LANE BARRIER
- The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) public art program
Artbound announces a call for artists to create designs to be used on a series
of concrete barriers outside of West End Station that will form a protected
artists will be selected to design artworks that will be translated into
stencils so the community can assist in painting the design onto the barriers.
The barriers will be used to create a bike lane along Lee Street in front of
the rail station.
has hired Ashley Bella of ArtzyBella to manage the project and coordinate the
community paint days, and the Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT) is
donating the barriers.
FOR ARTISTS: West End Barrier Art
WHO: Artists with a strong portfolio of work in 2D media
metro Atlanta artists are encouraged to apply but particularly those who live
near West End Station or in Southwest Atlanta
will be used on barriers on Lee Street in front of West End Station
due Monday, May 22
for application instructions
or @marta_artbound on Instagram and look for the link in bio
One percent of MARTA’s annual budget is
allocated for its Artbound program which was developed to enhance the ridership
experience through visual and performing arts.