The Public Arts Commission sought statements of qualifications from artists for the public art installation series, Dumpster Art. Public murals such as these are an affordable, tangible option for showcasing the unique character of the City, recognizing artists, fostering a sense of community pride, and creating inviting spaces. This Call to Artists closed on March 6, 2020. At the Public Arts Commission's June 23, 2020 meeting, four designs were chosen from among the many entries:
Reptiles submitted by Emily Lewis, Dodi Truenow, and Rudy Drapiza
Dandelions submitted by Simone Alexander
Purple Owl submitted by Drake Arnold
People Walking submitted by Danie Connelly
Selected artists painted a murals on the trash compactor enclosures located on 4th and Alexander St., 5th and Baker St., 3rd and Donnelly St., and 4th and Dora Drawdy Way.