Urban Canvas strives to create a vibrant and dynamic public art community in Eugene by providing opportunities for local artists to create murals and by serving as the liaison between local artists and local businesses.
Urban Canvas accepts artist portfolios and wall proposals from businesses on an ongoing basis.
Urban Canvas accepts portfolios from artists of all experience levels, from the experienced muralist to the visual artist wanting to branch out into mural work. With the information and images provided by each artist, we create a portfolio that we show to wall owners interested in commissioning a mural.
- Fill out the Artist Submission form Opens a New Window. . You may save your progress and return at a later date by making an account. To access a saved application, go to the form, login, and click on “My Forms.” Be sure to double check all information has been entered accurately. The information you provide on this form will be used to create your artist profile that we share with potential wall owners and project managers.
- The main contact indicated on your submission form will be notified if your artistic talents match the aesthetic wishes of a project coordinator/wall owner. If your work is selected, Urban Canvas will serve as the liaison between you and the building owner/project coordinator (as appropriate for the specific project).
- Urban Canvas reserves the right to not include a submission in the portfolio of artists available to wall owners. Artwork that includes - but not limited to - hate speech, illicit drug use, pornography, and violence will not be accepted for portfolio usage.
Urban Canvas is looking for walls to showcase murals by Eugene’s talented visual artists! If you are a wall owner (or tenant that has permission from the wall owner) looking to add a mural to your building, please fill out a Wall Submission Form Opens a New Window. Opens a New Window. . Be sure to include the location of your wall, approximate dimensions (height and width in feet), and at least one image.
Once we receive your submission, we will share our artist roster with the interested business owner. In some cases, we may be able to provide supplemental funding. Please review our FAQs for more details.
Only walls that are on the exterior of a building or otherwise publicly accessible for immediate viewing will be considered for this project.
Note: We reserve the right to reject wall proposals at any time, for any reason.
Dates painted: June 4-8, 2018
Wall location: 785 Grant Street, Rainbow Valley Design and Construction
About: Born and raised in Arizona Greminger moved to Corvallis 14 years ago to attend Oregon State University. She received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Fine Art and has been working as a sign artist for Trader Joe's for the last 8 years where she creates everything from small scale signs to large murals. Greminger recently completed a 27'x'16' mural for the Corvallis Mural Project in downtown Corvallis.
Dates painted: June 21-23, 2018
Wall location: 480 Monroe Street, Liberty Housing
About: Bayne Gardner is a Eugene based artist focused mainly on painting public murals. He has painted over forty indoor and outdoor murals in the Eugene area ranging from massive building facades to the walls of local schools. Along with his solo murals he has also directed numerous projects that involve children in the process of creating murals.
Dates painted: June 2-July 3, 2018
Wall location: 2036 Willamette Street, Private residence, retaining wall
About: Santiago Uceda was born in Lima, Peru, made his way to sunny So Cal and now resides in Eugene, OR. He is an illustrator and motion graphics artist and has worked with many talented folks and institutions from global brands to non-profits, magazines, bands and private commissions. His work has been recognized by American Illustration, Latin American Illustración & International Motion Arts Awards.