Good Shepherd Baptist Church is seeking an artist to create a mural for Shepherd’s Garden.
Shepherd’s Garden is a 40-unit apartment building for senior citizens on very-low incomes. Sponsored by Good Shepherd Baptist Church and American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW), construction is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the State of Washington Housing Trust Fund and Snohomish County Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Rent subsidies will be funded by HUD. The building is expected to open in April of 2010 and will be managed by ABHOW on behalf of Good Shepherd Senior Housing, Inc., an independent 501(c)3 organization.
Artists residing in Washington are eligible to apply. The art budget is $4,000. The deadline for application is Tuesday, October 6, 2009.