Local Muralist Training

Please bookmark this page and visit in the future for the next application deadline and training dates for 2020. 

The annual local Muralist Training Program is a six to ten-week program designed for local artists who are representative of the diverse communities of Philadelphia and are interested in adapting their skills to public community-based mural making. It offers:

  • A comprehensive overview of the community mural-making process – from contracts and community meetings to design issues and mural production.
  • Instruction on mural-making techniques, the “cloth” (polytab) method, and production materials and best practices.
  • An opportunity to acquire hands-on skills and exhibit your work.

Space is limited. Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria”

  • Appropriate quality of the portfolio and skill level
  • Dedication to local, regional Philadelphia, community-based work

Additional Questions? Please contact Mural Arts Staff Artist David McShane, david.mcshane@muralarts.org.