Artists sought for design on Emporium Center wall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is looking for creative people or teams to design artwork that will be featured on a wall at the Emporium Center in Downtown Knoxville.

The proposed site is located on a wall in the lower level that is behind clear glass doors and windows.

The request for proposals is open to all artists. Officials say artwork will be installed during the month of June with a public unveiling on July 1.

The selected artist or team will receive $10,000 to complete the project, including design, materials, equipment rental and site preparation.

The deadline for artists to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2.