(GUTTENBERG, NJ) -- NR Living, an entity of New Jersey-based National Realty Investment Advisors (NRIA) and a leading developer in luxury real estate on the east coast, invites local artists of New Jersey’s Guttenberg and Hudson County area to participate in the Guttenberg Green Urban Art Mural Contest, now through Thursday, April 15, 2021. In partnership with Guttenberg Arts, NR Living is inviting local artists to submit one-of-a-kind artwork to be considered for a mural, which will be displayed on the exterior of Green Urban, a new luxury lifestyle community located in the heart of Guttenberg’s flourishing arts district.
The Guttenberg Green Urban Art Mural Contest will be free and open to the public for all submissions, from area middle and high school students to local professionals. Along with having their artwork prominently displayed in a mural-sized reproduction on the exterior of the Green Urban building, the winner will also receive a $5,000 cash prize. Each participant is allowed to submit one piece of original art to be considered by the review panel. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, April 15 at 4:00pm.
For full contest rules or to submit a piece of art for consideration, click here.
The winner will be chosen by three local judges, including Matt Barteluce, Director of Guttenberg Arts – and announced at the Green Urban’s groundbreaking event on Friday, April 30, 2021.
“We are so excited to able to support local Guttenberg artists in this way,” said Glenn La Mattina, SVP of Operations and Properties with NR Living. “Our area artists provide the community with inspiration, enthusiasm, and character. We hope that by displaying their artwork on the new Green Urban building, we can further embody the vibrant lifestyle of the community.”
Artists are invited to create artwork that embraces any subject matter while also incorporating the “Green Urban” logo. Only visual art mediums including paintings and drawings will be considered and should be submitted as a JPG. Additionally, the image size must be at least 768 pixels on the longest side and not exceed 1200 pixels. For a complete set of rules and guidelines, please visit the NR Living Guttenberg Green Urban Art Mural Contest page.
“Our main mission at Guttenberg Arts is to give our local artists the exposure they deserve,” said Matt Barteluce, Director of Guttenberg Arts. “Art is such an important part of our community and, after a challenging year, we are happy to be partnering with NRIA to expand on that mission.”
Green Urban is located at 6903 Adams St., West New York, NY. The completed development will feature a nine-story luxury lifestyle building with top rental amenities including a full entertainment roof deck overlooking the Hudson River, a gym and Peloton room, built-in advanced and eco-friendly technologies, and pandemic hardened™ safety designs and features.