A Tribute to Joyo

A Tribute to Vancouver’s Sister City

The Clark County Murals Society is calling for proposals to paint a tribute to Vancouver’s Sister City, Joyo, in Japan. The two paintings are to be placed on the two walls abutting the parking lot on the Southwest corner of 11th and Broadway.

Japan and Vancouver have a long history stemming back to 1834 with Japanese castaway fisherman. In 1990, we were gifted with Shirofugen Cherry Trees and we became official Sister Cities in 1995.

Wall 1 Theme
Honoring the relationship with Joyo to include some cinema touches

Wall 2 Theme
Early Relationship with Dr. Mcloughlin and Japanese castaway fisherman

Note: Artist will need to do in-depth research and due diligence to make sure that all renderings are in align with history and the Japanese culture and customs.

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Submission Deadline

April 15th, 2018


Final Entry Deadline: April 15th
Artist Announced: May 10th
Painting to Begin: June – July 1st
Painting Completed: August 30th

Confirmed Walls

Wall 1
Kiggins West
1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA 98660
Approx. 100ft x 30ft

Wall 2
Kiggins South
1001 Broadway St.
Vancouver, WA 98660
Approx. 110ft x 18ft