15 August 2021


Opportunity Description

The William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley, would like to commission a muralist/ graffiti artist to produce a public mural that responds to South Africa’s National Symbols in an innovative way.

The successful artist(s) will be notified by the 19 th of August 2021. Interested artists must be available to produce the mural in Kimberley from 6 September to 11 September 2021.

Project Description:
If Walls Could Talk is a Community Arts and Cultural Development initiative of the WHAG that wishes to invest in national identity development through the promotion of creative interventions in public spaces in the Northern Cape. Experienced graffiti-artists/muralists are invited to submit concept designs for a public mural according to the following specifications:

Project Budget: R 20 000.00 (This is a cost to company budget and is inclusive of the completion of the artwork, all materials and travel and accommodation if needed).
Location: Kimberley, Northern Cape Province
Size of Mural: 750 x 265 cm

This programme falls under the WHAG Community Art and Cultural Development (CACD) project portfolio. The unifying objectives of reconciliation, community development, national identity development as well as investment in social cohesion underscores the projects designed under this programme. These initiatives involve public and private sector partnerships to strategically invest in critical social outcomes needed in the Northern Cape province.

It, furthermore, provides an opportunity for skills transferal and the involvement of local artists in community art projects that situate their practice within reach of and for the benefit of the community at large.

How to Apply

please complete the application form and submit together with supporting documentation to mc@whag.co.za, marked Attention: Street Art Application by 12pm on the 15 th of August 2021. The application form can be downloaded from the museum website using the following link:

Please note the applicants need to be registered on the National Central Suppliers Database. To register on the Central Suppliers Database or check your status, please make use of the following links:
How to Register on the CSD? https://secure.csd.gov.za/Home/RegistrationProcess
CSD Login: https://secure.csd.gov.za/Account/Login

Application Documents:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Mural Design (maximum of two artworks per submission)
  • Artist Portfolio of previous murals (maximum 3 images)
  • Summary Report from Central Supplier Database
  • SARS Letter of Good Standing
  • Copy of Identity Document