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Unfortunately, there is not a one-size-fits-all answer. Mural costs include the artist stipend (often $15-25 per square foot), supplies (e.g., paint, brushes, anti-graffiti coating, etc.), permits, and the rental of lifts or scaffolding (if needed depending on the site) and is often heavily influenced by the size of the wall.
Mural commissioners often provide themes, suggestions or certain content to include in a mural to guide the artist when they create a mural proposal. It is important to remember that although artists should be given any expectations up front, artists are typically more interested in projects that allow some level of creative freedom—if you are interested in an artist’s previous work, trust the artist and the process. Designs must be approved and agreed upon by all parties before any work can begin. Designs that include subjects of hateful imagery, pornography or illegal/illicit activities are not acceptable.
No. The City of Eugene has ordinances that must be followed for signs, and the logo or name of a business is considered a sign. Please visit the City of Eugene Land Use website for more information.