Current Opportunities for Artists

Color Our Streets EXTRAORDINARY!
2016 Utility Box Mural Project - Public Art Opportunity in South San Francisco


The Cultural Arts Commission invites artists and creative community members to Color Our Streets EXTRAORDINARY by transforming drab utility boxes into awe-inspiring works of art! Distinctive images that celebrate beauty, offer a positive outlook and create a sense of place are welcome. Designs that reflect the history, character or culture of South San Francisco are encouraged. 
 
Select the link to download the 2016 Utility Box Mural Project Guidelines & Application, or send a self-addressed & stamped envelope to:
Utility Box Mural Project
c/o SSF Parks & Recreation Department
P.O. Box 711
South San Francisco, CA 94083-0711

Applications may also be obtained at the South San Francisco Parks & Recreation Department office, 33 Arroyo Drive, during business hours. For questions, read our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page, or contact Cultural Arts Specialist, Ercie Santos at (650) 829-3800 or email ercie.santos@ssf.net

By participating in this exciting program you will share your creativity with the community while adding beauty to the South San Francisco streetscape for years to come!
Inviting Entries for a 2016 Photography Exhibit – February 5 & 6
Entries are invited for a Photography Exhibit to be held in February. Participation is open to Bay Area residents, 18 years and older. Photography-based art including traditional camera film and darkroom processing and digital photography is eligible. This is a juried event. Awards are 1st Place - $100, 2nd Place - $75, 3rd Place - $50. Finalists will be invited to participate in an extended group exhibit of their work.

Hand-deliver entries, completed application and fees to the SSF Municipal Services Building at 33 Arroyo Drive, in South San Francisco on Wednesday, February 3rd, between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. The event will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 5th and 6th, at the South San Francisco Municipal Services Building. Exhibit hours are Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.

For more information, download the 2016 Photography Exhibit Guidelines & Application, or send a S.A.S.E (self addressed & stamped envelope) to:
Cultural Arts Show
c/o SSF Parks & Recreation Department
P.O. Box 711
South San Francisco, CA 94083-0711

Entry applications may also be obtained at the South San Francisco Parks & Recreation Department office during business hours. Phone (650) 829-3800 for further information.