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Posted on: August 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Emeryville is Looking for Artists for the Bus Shelter Temporary Art Program

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The City of Emeryville is requesting proposals from emerging and professional artists working in two-dimensional media, or in other art media that can be photographed for use as two-dimensional art, for reproductions as posters for placement in four bus shelters in Emeryville.  Art works must be a proposal for four images related to the newly expanded theme of the program:


The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 14, 2020, by 5:00 PM.


The Bus Shelter art installations brighten the mundane with original works from Emeryville artists celebrating flora and fauna. The program started in October 2009 and is currently in its 5th iteration. Every four months a new artist has the opportunity to install four original works in four bus shelters. Artists have been chosen through a juried process and employ an amazing range of media, including pen and ink, digital collage, drawings, mixed media sculpture, oil on canvas, painting and collage, scanned plant material, acrylic and oil on panel, and neon sculpture. Selected artists are provided half sized copies of the four works and $1,000 per original image ($4,000).

For more information about the program, please visit our webpage.

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