Painted Bike Racks Application

Request for Qualifications

Calling all Triangle Area Artists

We’re looking for a Triangle-based artist or artist teams to paint colorful art on bike racks at 2 community centers in Chapel Hill. Selected artists will paint either a set of 4 or a set of 8 U-shaped bike racks in fun, eye-catching designs that relate to the natural setting. 

Community Arts & Culture aims to inspire creativity and celebrate community for a better Chapel Hill.  We value inclusion, experience, and understanding, and encourage submissions of work to reflect these values.

STIPEND: $1,150 (for 4 racks) or $2,300 (for 8 racks) total to develop a design with stakeholder input and paint the bike racks.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists and artist teams must reside within a 40 mile radius of Chapel Hill and submit application materials following the specifications listed below.

DEADLINE: 5 p.m. on Monday, March, 7, 2022. 


The Town of Chapel Hill reserves the right to refuse any or all submissions or works, to refuse any finalist, and to waive informalities in procedures should it be determined that submissions or works are not adequate, or for any other reason prior to a written arrangement being reached.