352walls/The Gainesville Urban Art Initiative is part of an international urban art movement that will strengthen our cultural stature and will change the nature of our community with creativity.
Starting in November 2015, 11 mural/urban artists from around the world will make the city our canvas with large-scale murals in and around downtown Gainesville.
352walls will work to break down sector barriers and create public-private partnerships for a common good; urban art impacts everyone!
Our Selection Process
We are strengthening our cultural stature by bringing this international project to our community. The selection process for has been lead by 352walls curator, in coordination with the 352walls coordinators and the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.
Criteria for the selection of artists include, but were not limited to:
- Internationally renowned
- At least one local artist (Florida)
- Varied styles and techniques with focus on new and progressive style
- Priority to artists who want to take part in the event and who can provide some additional activities (such a lecture, a film, a solo show, an installation, performance, etc.)
This is bigger than any mural, we are changing the nature of our community with creativity.