PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The hunt is on for illustrators and comic artists wanted to create art for handwashing stations downtown.
Riverlife and the Office of Public Art are looking for artists and say the application deadline is Monday, Aug. 24.
Artist call for illustrators/comic artists! @RiverlifePgh & OPA seek 2 – 3 artists for illustrations & informational graphics for handwashing kiosks in Downtown and riverfronts. Deadline to apply is 8/24/2020. See link for details. https://t.co/QpvhdVDWCo
— Office of Public Art (@PittsburghOPA) August 11, 2020
They’re seeking two to three illustrators or comic artists, and each will receive a $2,000 fee to create original artwork to be reproduced on panels and graphics accompanying the stations.
Riverlife, the Office of Public Art and the Downtown Partnership are collaborating on a project called Pittsburgh Creative Corps, which aims to fight the spread of coronavirus and support local artists.
Artists looking to apply for this project can apply online.