Mural Commission, Nelson


Would you like to take a blank canvas and transform it into an eye-catching, environmentally themed artwork? Then this exciting opportunity could be for you. Nelson City Council is inviting nationwide submissions of interest and concept designs for a mural with a strong environmental theme. It should talk to our individuals and collective responsibility to manage waste responsibly so that it does not negatively affect the health of the soil, streams and ultimately, the sea.


With a budget of $30,000, this is an exciting opportunity to create a large format showcase of your work and share your passion for the environment.


Submissions close 19th November, 2021.


Nelson City Council (NCC) wishes to commission a mural at The Nelson ReUse and Recycling Centre in Tahunanui Nelson/ Whakatu and is now open to nationwide expressions of interest.


For all queries relating to this project please contact Tom Ransom, Arts & Heritage Adviser | Kaitohutohu Toi me nga Taonga Tuku Iho, Nelson City Council, email: 


Note- All questions and their answers will be posted on the Arts Council Nelson website to allow for an open and fair submission process. 


To lodge a submission for this project, email a submission form to


Full details are available on Nelson City Council website.

Contact info:

03 546 0331

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