Friday, July 12, 2013

Call for Hispanic Artists - City of Orlando

Luis M. Martínez - 407. 246.4128
Cassandra Lafser - 407.246.2182

Open Call for Hispanic Artists to Display Art during Hispanic Heritage Month at Orlando City Hall

The City of Orlando is seeking local Hispanic/Latino artists to display their artwork during Hispanic Heritage Month in The Terrace Gallery at Orlando City Hall.  The art exhibit will be unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony during the City of Orlando’s Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.  The exhibit will run from September 5 to October 15, 2013.

Interested artists should submit the following to City of Orlando Public Art Coordinator Paul Wenzel at
·  Bio or resume of the artist including where they are from
·  Five pieces of artwork related to Hispanic culture (JPG format, small files)
·  Statements about each artwork
·  Title of each art piece, the medium and measurements
·  Deadline for submissions: Friday, July 26, 2013
·  Selected artists should deliver their pieces to City Hall on Saturday, August 24th between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
·  Appropriateness: Artists are selected based on the appropriateness of their proposal to the project.
·  Communication: The artist must have the ability to clearly communicate concepts both visually and through clearly written materials.
·  Performance: The artist must have a good professional history of being able to work cooperatively and finish projects on time.
Paul Wenzel, Public Art Coordinator 

Luis M. Martinez, Director of Multicultural Affairs 

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