Kaipara District Council’s Community Team is calling for proposals from experienced local artists seeking to design and paint murals on a public toilet facility within the Dargaville township, located at the band rotunda land on Victoria Street, Dargaville.
The public toilet facility is located on the band rotunda land on Victoria Street, Dargaville. This is a public area, and the public toilets facility is owned and maintained by Kaipara District Council and are located on Council‑owned land.
The images below show the facilities that will become the mural sites:
Council is seeking to inject colour and vibrancy into its recreational spaces through the development of murals on their public toilet facilities located in popular public spaces.
Dargaville has an active artist community, however this is not particularly apparent in publicly accessible areas throughout the township.
It is anticipated that murals on these facilities will be engaging and contribute towards creating a sense of place, through celebrating the identity, character and environment of Dargaville. It will also enhance the look and feel of these public spaces and celebrate local artists.
Factors to take into account for this location:
Band Rotunda Toilets:
Council staff will negotiate timeframes for installation with the successful artist, to ensure the facilities are available for use during peak holiday season.
Kaipara District Council will cover all costs relating to the mural, this means that all proposals will need to clearly establish full cost, that include:
If you are interested in producing this mural project, please submit the following information to the project coordinator either by email, or in person (details below):
Council’s Community Team will then decide on the final design, based on meeting the above brief.
Prior to construction of the mural, Council staff will work with the successful artist to ensure an adequate health and safety plan is in place.
Proposals are invited for the above scope of works by 5:00 PM on Monday, 9 July 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, proposals can be hand delivered to Council’s Dargaville Office; attention Lara Stott.