Open Call: Artists for Stopgap Ramps
We are the Ramp Project Queens! Our aim is to improve access for inclusive community with colorful iconic ramps. We look for artists in Queens to design/paint/draw to the ramps.
Due to COVID19, we postpone our schedule again.
Eligible: Professional artist who live in Queens.
And has experience of caring child, senior and/or challenged people.
Your proposal should have:
・Your name, or your group name
・Your website/SNS account name
・Sketch design, or/and painting images to ramp.
Proposals are due: Augut 23 at 11:59pm, 2020. Please email your proposals to
We are planning to decorate six ramps at four sites below. Please see attached photographs for each business. Please pick one site for your design.
・Beer Garden Convenience Store, 37-07 30th Ave
・Golden House Chinese Restaurant, 35-12 30th Ave
・Kiddy Kutz Children’s Salon, 22-77 Steinway
・Wine Art & Liquor, 37-16 Astoria Blvd (They prefer red based design for the ramp)
Selected artists will paint/draw the ramp during August- September. As specific dates are TBA, we will match you to an available date.
Each participating artist will be awarded $200 for the participation. Painting materials will be provided, list the materials in the proposal (paints, sprays, etc). Each artist will work on ramp in front of the store. Our team member(s) will help the artist at each site during artist work on.
To aid you in brainstorming and proposing applicable concepts, please take a look at our previous activities at:
The surface of ramp is very rough for non-slip, so very detailed design would be difficult to draw/paint.
Please consider working day will be one-two days for one ramp. One-two staffs will be there to help artist to paint the ramp in front of each store. We will provide paints, brushes, bucket, tarp, groves, sprays, parasol for shade, etc.
Please feel free to email us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
Ramp Project Queens Team
Lots of thanks for
Queens Council on the Arts