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Historic Downtown Building Mural Competition – Call For Submissions!

by www-leighsells-com March 11, 2018




Leigh Brown, CEO and Dream Maker
RE/MAX Executive Realty, Leigh Brown & Associates
[email protected]

Concord, NC – March 6, 2018 – The office of the Leigh Brown & Associates team ( RE/MAX Executive), located in Historic Downtown Concord, is excited to announce a mural competition to begin this month. One artist, or artist team, will be selected from contest applicants to paint a public mural on the side of the building located at 24 Cabarrus Avenue East.

24 Cabarrus Avenue East was purchased by CEO, Leigh Brown, in early 2017. After a complete remodel, the office building officially opened in June 2017.

The mural competition is a means to enliven the building’s public exterior space with engaging public art and to showcases local talent. Winner(s) will be awarded $500.

Artists will be selected according to the following qualifications:
1. Contest open to all, including students of all ages.
2. Subject matter must include the RE/MAX balloon and depict the historical significance of Downtown Concord/Cabarrus County on wall 1 (wall facing parking lot and Church Street) and the history of Concord/the building at 24 Cabarrus Avenue East on wall 2 (wall facing the alley). Applicants are encouraged to see wall in person in order to draw entry to scale.

Size: The murals must be designed to fill the two exterior walls of the building. Wall 1: approx. measurements 12 ft. Wall 2, two sections: approx. measurements 20 ft. plus 27 ft.

Materials: The wall is comprised of brick and has a base layer of paint. An additional base layer may be required. Artists will be supplied the materials they need to complete the project (paint, tarps, brushes, etc.).

Entry Submission: Entries must be submitted, in digital format (.jpg, .png., .pdf) to [email protected] no later than 12:00 midnight on March 25, 2018. Entrants must include their contact information.

Judging: Leigh Brown & Associates staff will review the entries the week of March 26 and a winner will be selected no later than March 29. All decisions are made at the discretion of the Leigh Brown & Associates team. All decisions are final.

Intellectual property: By entering the mural contest, the winning artist warrants and represents that he or she is the sole owner of all intellectual property rights in the mural or any part of it, and agrees that all intellectual property rights in the mural, including but not limited to all rights under copyright law, will be owned by Leigh Brown & Associates (RE/MAX Executive).  The winning artist also agrees that a timeline for the installation of the mural will be agreed by both parties (the winner and Leigh Brown & Associates) upon prior to commencing the project.

About RE/MAX Executive – The RE/MAX Executive team is committed to offering unparalleled customer service to clients in the North Carolina and South Carolina real estate markets. With RE/MAX Executive offices located throughout the Charlotte Metro area, specifically in Cornelius, Mooresville, Concord, SouthPark, Ballantyne, and Fort Mill, the RE/MAX team is dedicated to being “Above the Crowd”.  For more information, please visit or call 704-688-5000.


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