Invest in Tyler, LLC., the owner of the Lindsey Building at the corner of Broadway and Elm, along with Heart of Tyler is hosting a mural contest open to painters from all across East Texas.

The winning artist will receive $1,500 ($500 stipend plus $1,000 for materials) and their mural will be painted on the lower facade of the Lindsey Building.

Here are some requirements for the entries:

  • Art can be traditional, contemporary, impressionist or abstract.
  • Mural entries must fill 10 foot by 20 foot space.
  • The lower facade of the Lindsey Building is rough surface and should keep that in mind before entering.
  • Electronic images only of the art work will be accepted.
  • The winning artist will keep all rights to their original artwork but will need to give Heart of Tyler, Invest in Tyler, L.L.C., and the City of Tyler permission to use artwork in promotional and other marketing materials and sign a release of liability form.

Entries must be received by 4:30 P.M. Friday, March 31, and the winner will be notified by April 6.

For all the details and how to enter, go to heartoftyler.com.