Sept. 5–10
Jackson, MI.


Open call for
Michigan Artists

Application Open: March 27 – April 26 at 11:00PM

Calling all Michigan mural artists!

Bright Walls Mural Festival has a unique opportunity for a limited number of artists who LIVE in Michigan through our Michigan Artist Residency β€” a new addition to the 2019 festival! You'll join our roster of artists from around the world, get a space on our Michigan Artist wall and paint to leave your MARK in Jackson (and the world).

To be considered, you must:

πŸ“Live in Michigan.

πŸ“… Be available to participate in the entire festival September 3-10.

🎨 Be able to work within the medium of exterior murals using spray paint or exterior latex paint.

πŸ‘Ά Be 18 years or older.

πŸš– Able to provide your own transportation to and from Jackson, MI.

β˜‘οΈ Submit your application along with samples of your work at by April 26!

If you are a Michigan mural artist, click the button below to apply.

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We are extremely pleased to announce we will be hosting a second year of Bright Walls in downtown Jackson, Michigan! You can expect a new artist roster, new mural locations, new events and more! We want to thank all of our partners, building owners and community members for their amazing support of the festival.

We will be making several exciting announcements in the coming months so stay tuned. In the meantime, be sure to mark your calendars for September 5–10 in downtown Jackson, Michigan for the 2019 Bright Walls Mural Festival!

ABOUT US: Bright Walls is a public art and mural festival founded and run by the Jackson Young Professionals. In its inaugural year, Bright Walls hosted 14 artists from around the world. Throughout the festival, Bright Walls showcased the artists’ talents alongside musicians, local artists and many other community organizations.

Bright Walls was made possible by the support of our team, our partners, the muralists, the building owners, our volunteers and our community.

We encourage you to take photos of the murals and share them with the world.



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