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Do you have a great artistic idea and are looking for somewhere to let loose with a paint brush?

Perhaps you are part of an art class that is looking for a public art space and would welcome having the materials paid for.

The ‘Kick Wall’ at the Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex is looking for a bit of a splash of colour.

A Byron Shire Council spokesperson said the outdoor wall is ‘a large vertical flat space that needs a bit of Byronesque flair. After all, it’s currently classic grey!’

As part of the outdoor sportsfields area, the wall is used by people of all ages.

‘An eye-catching design would see the 3m x 12m two-sided structure come to life and could also become a great focal point for photos when people come to compete and play at the regional centre,’ the spokesperson said.

‘The new artwork is also a great way to recognise a local artist or collective.’

Interested parties should submit a concept design and the cost to complete at Expression of Interest ‘Kick Wall’. The successful design will be chosen by the council’s Public Art Assessment Panel.

It’s a small-budget project and the expression of interest closes 9 August.


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