Painting the River: A Trinity Trails Mural Gallery

The Tarrant Regional Water District is commissioning art on eight large-scale utilitarian structures along the Trinity Trails in Fort Worth, Texas. The goal of the project is to create destinations and chance encounters for trail users with art that reflects the beauty of nature, rivers, and water.

Deadline for Submission:

March 9, 2020

Pay Rate: 

$15 per square foot (minimum 200 square feet)

Submission Deadline:

March 9, 2020

Submission Requirements (All requirements must be submitted to be considered):

  • Tell Us Why You Are Interested in the Painting the River project.
  • Provide an Artist’s CV
  • Submit Digital Images of Past Work grouped in a PDF or Powerpoint presentation.

Artist Selection Criteria:

  • Ability to understand a locale’s sense of place, and design in a context-sensitive manner
  • Demonstrate successful creative, innovative, and effective approach in comparable projects
  • Proven mastery or skill in large scale painting

Project Schedule:

  • Submission Deadline: March 9, 2020
  • Artist Selection: April 15, 2020
  • Artist Design Selection: May 15, 2020
  • Piece Completion by October 1, 2020

For questions, please email