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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 17: Artist Alex Eickhoff paints a mural on the northwest corner of the intersection of Westport Rd, Wyandotte St and West 40th St, on October 17, 2020 in Kansas City, Mo. The Midtown Asphalt Art Project was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and administered by Midtown KC Now, the city of Kansas City, Mo., and Street Smarts Design + Build. (Photo by Adam Vogler/Getty Images for Bloomberg Philanthropies)

CALL FOR BIRMINGHAM ARTISTS TO SUBMIT QUALIFICATIONS FOR PUBLIC ART PROJECT

Create Birmingham, in partnership with the City of Birmingham, invites local artists to submit qualifications for a public art project in the Smithfield neighborhood that will activate the intersection of 8th Avenue West and Center Street.

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I Create Birmingham: Marceon Walker

"I am a product of my community, my parents, and my upbringing. That is where my inspiration and drive come from. I know what my life might look like if I stay on a traditional path. I could go to college and pursue a more traditional career. I could go to work after graduating and work my way up in someone else’s company. But I want more than that. I want to create something for myself, and I know that I can."

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I Create Birmingham: Charles Williams and Charles Williams II

"I’ve learned so many valuable lessons from my dad over the years. What has been most impactful has been watching him create space for the the future and building roles that the next generation is able to step into. I think that is a social responsibility we all have: to pay it forward and create career paths for the generation behind us."

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