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The Abbey Mural Prize is supported by the Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Fund for Mural Painting in the United States, which was first endowed in 1932 by Gertrude Abbey and devised at its inception to support public works. Since 1940, the Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Fund has been responsible for dozens of mural projects across the United States on, in, and around public buildings and charitable institutions.
Abbey Mural Prize 2022 Jurors:
    • Derrick Adams
    • Peter Halley
    • Wendy Evans Joseph
    • Joyce Kozloff
    • Billie Tsien


Prize Specifics:
Awards typically range between $10,000 – $40,000 in minimally restricted support, with over $125K total awarded annually. Awarded proposals may be partially or fully funded at the discretion of the jury.
Prize monies are to be used exclusively for the production and installation of murals on and within public buildings and charitable institutions.
Murals can be broadly defined from traditional paint-based murals to glass or ceramic mosaics, vinyl billboards, unconventional materials, ephemeral presentations etc.
All funded projects will be promoted through the National Academy of Designs, social media, website, and associated public programs.



Application Calendar:

    • Applications are open for 10 weeks
    • Submissions open Monday, February 14, 2022
    • Submissions close Sunday, April 24, 2022


There is also one more info session available on March 16th, they can register here.
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