Finalist Announcement 2022!

The Bellevue College Murals Project is proud to announce our finalists selected for display in 2022!

Images of the mural proposals from the finalists selected for 2022 display are shown on a background of a brick wall.

In order from top left to bottom right: Marla Mason, Rebuild; Seraphim Hong, Embracing Mixedness; Amerlia Ossorio, Knowledge is Power; Arlene Carranza, Indegina por Vida; Jenn Pang, the Storyteller; Dubois Mutombo Biosha, Diversity; Naziha Nafen Bagh and Yali Hajhassan, Think of Others; Fernando Perez, Determination; Jenna Morrison, DiverCity.

close cropped image of mural Never Again is Now by Erin Shigaki at Bellevue College

Bellevue College Outdoor Murals Corridor Project

Celebrating diversity, social equity and social justice.

Submission period December 15, 2021 to March 4, 2022.
Deadline to submit artwork for consideration: March 4, 2022 by 5pm (PST).

The Bellevue College Outdoor Murals Committee invites Bellevue College (BC) community members and artists interested in creating large-scale, non-permanent murals depicting themes of BC community diversity, social equity and social justice, ideas essential to the culture and growth of Bellevue College. Artists will be selected by the BC Outdoor Murals Committee a group of BC students, faculty, and staff. Each artwork selected will be displayed in a large-scale wheatpaste mural format at one of several sites along the main student and pedestrian corridor on BC’s main campus.
An honorarium $2000 for each artwork selected for display will be paid to the submitting artist or group upon delivery of their artwork ready for installation. These murals will be part of ongoing rotation of works for one or two years each, with additional artworks selected for future installation. 
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Image of wheatpaste mural Unity by Stat the Artist for Addressing Anti-Blackness Taskforce, shown beside a banner for Bellevue College. The mural depicts two of Black students in graduation regalia walking hand-in-hand up a flight of stairs toward a colorful horizon.

Project Theme

The Bellevue College Outdoor Murals Project has been created with a central theme of diversity, equity, and social justice is meant to reflect the different identities, barriers, and challenges that each person has experienced or overcome in becoming their best selves. And particularly, the trials and realities that historically disadvantaged groups have faced in their struggle to attain equality. These murals will encourage diversity in our community by recognizing, welcoming, and encouraging people of any ethnicity, ability, religion, age, nationality, gender, or sexual orientation to participate fully in all aspects of community life. This project is meant to inspire, challenge, and make space for acknowledged shared experiences, positive outcomes, and new ideas to flourish.

For more information on BC’s stance on diversity, inclusion, and equity, we have provided links on our FAQ page, for you to explore.


  • Release of request for submissions: December 15, 2021 through March 4, 2022
  • Deadline to submit artwork and artist information for consideration: March 4, 2022 by 5:00pm (PST)
  • Initial artwork review and selection: March 8-22, 2022
  • Artist notification of selection: March 23, 2022

**All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Committee and/or weather conditions.

Questions? Need help?

Do you have some questions about the Outdoor Murals Project?

Start with our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Page

Are you curious where the murals will go?

View Map of Mural Sites

Do you need a little help putting together your proposal?

Explore our Resources Page

Do you still have questions? Do you need to ask about something we didn’t cover here?

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view of mural Never Again is Now by Erin Shigaki at one of the outdoor mural sites