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


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WHAT:
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.
 
HOW:
Interested artists should submit the following to City of Orlando Public Art Coordinator Paul Wenzel at paul.wenzel@cityoforlando.net:
  • 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
 
WHEN:
  • 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.
 
SELECTION CRITERIA:
  • 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.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Paul Wenzel, Public Art Coordinator 
 
Luis M. Martinez, Director of Multicultural Affairs 

 

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