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The Shoppes at Buckland Hills

Mural Contest at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills

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Calling all local artists!


Theme: Connecticut Through Your Eyes

Below are details for the contest, process and long term goals! If chosen, all the below items will need to be acknowledged and release of liability will need to be signed. If you wish to not participate after reading, please let us know and we’ll remove your submission.


  • The Shoppes at Buckland Hills would like the help from local artist to bring some beauty and flare to our Mall and community. Our vision is something that will embody Connecticut’s beauty while also being modern, colorful and maybe even interactive.


  • The mural will be at our Main entrance in-between JCPenney and Macy’s on the long cement wall.
  • Participants can be solo painter or in small teams of 2-3 members, participants must be 13 years or older.
  • The Mural space is 8ft high by 56ft 11in. long, so please create all renderings to fit within these specifications.
  • All submissions must be original artwork, creative and have the ability to paint the design for themselves.
  • Participants must submit their mural design to the Shoppes at Buckland Hills Marketing Coordinator by April 30th, 2019. Submit all Renderings to: bucklandadmin@brookfieldpropertiesretail.com (Please submit designs in color if required.)


  • Property owner retains the right to remove the art at any time.
  • The mural will be kept up for longer than 6 months.
  • Building owner and all parties involved in the promotion retain rights to use art painted for promotional material, both printed and digital.
  • If damaged or maintenance is required, the artist may be asked to complete the repair.


  • The mural design will be chosen by Mall Management by May 15th, 2019, and the winner will be announced on May 20th, 2019.
  • Painting will begin June 1st, 2019 with expected completion by June 30th, 2019, weather permitting.
  • Painting must be done within predetermined scheduled times.


  • The Mall will prep the wall and space around it for painting
  • The mall will provide limited supplies - such as brushes, paint, traps etc.
  • Release of liability
    • Artists will be required to sign a release of liability to start any work.


  • Plaque on the mural with artist’s name(s) and a $200 mall gift card.