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Call For Artists: 2021 Murals Project

What's happening?

Isles is requesting proposals for the design and completion of one art project located in the Creek to Canal Creative District, in Downtown Trenton.


UPDATE 8/2: The Wood Street mural was awarded to an artist - only Perry Street mural proposals should be submitted.


The deadline to apply was extended to 8/15.


Where will the murals be located?

  • One mural will be created on a property on Wood Street that is owned by Isles-CAPC Housing, LLC, which is comprised of Isles, Inc. (Isles) and Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC)

  • A free-standing structure located on a vacant lot in Downtown owned by the City of Trenton



  • Community visioning or active participation in the completion of the concept are encouraged to apply!

  • Create public art that reflects the spirit of the Trenton community

  • Demonstrate artistic excellence while completing this project on time and within budget



  • Location 1: Wood Street Wall Mural: The estimated total project budget is $9,000- $12,000

  • Location 2: Perry Street Freestanding Mural: The estimated total project budget is $1,500-$2,000


Deadline for submissions is August 13, 2021 by 5:00 pm, EST



E-mail Jean Shaddow at or 

Jim Simon at

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