City-of-OrlandoThe 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 Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.  The exhibit will run from September 9 to October 15, 2014.

Interested artists should submit the following to City of Orlando Public Art Coordinator Paul Wenzel at [email protected]:

  • Bio or resume of the artist including where they are from
  • A minimum of five pieces of artwork in JPG format (small files).  Artworks related to the Hispanic culture are recommended.
  • Descriptions about each artwork
  • Title of each art piece, the medium and measurements

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (No exceptions) 

  • Selected artists should deliver their pieces to City Hall on Saturday, August 30th 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

[email protected]

 

Luis M. Martinez, Director of Multicultural Affairs

407.246.4128

[email protected]

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