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SSF October 2019 Art Exhibit Flyer-Inviting Entries

Inviting Entries for a 2019 Art Gallery Exhibit featuring General Art, Sculpture and Recycled Art

Entries are invited for an October Art Gallery Exhibit featuring General art, Sculpture and Recycled art. Participation is open to Bay Area residents, 18 years and older. Entry delivery and deadline is as follows:

* Two-dimensional art - Wednesday, October 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
* Sculpture & Recycled art - Thursday, October 10, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Photography-based art is not included for this program. Participants must hand-deliver entries, completed application and fees to docents at the Betty Weber Gallery located in the SSF Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive.

This will be a juried event. Ribbons will be awarded to first, second and third place finalists. Cash awards will be given to Best of Show of all the categories combined. Finalists will be invited to participate in an extended group exhibit of their work. Judging will be performed by an independent artist or art teacher.

The event takes place Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12, at the SSF Municipal Services Building. Exhibit hours are Friday from 6 p.m. 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 complete guidelines, download the 2019 Art Gallery Exhibit Guidelines & Application. Entry applications may also be obtained at the SSF Parks and Recreation Department office during business hours. Phone (650) 829-3800 for more information.


SSF Urban Art RFP 2019 FlyerLocal Artists - New 2019 Public Art Opportunity
Urban Art Mural Project

To communicate and inspire support for a no smoking initiative in the downtown corridor, the South San Francisco Cultural Arts Commission established an Urban Art project with the goal of highlighting healthy living and anti-smoking themes via a series of engaging and unexpected urban art murals. The Commission is seeking an artist or team of artists to create between 15 and 20 urban art pieces that incorporate these themes.

Distinctive images that enliven the public realm and reflect the immediate environment, surprising and delighting pedestrians as they commute through the downtown area are encouraged. Three styles of urban art images are eligible as follows:

     * Daytime viewable images - The work will be viewed during daylight hours.
     * Shadow art images - To be painted on the sidewalk in a subtle way.
     * Night time viewable images – Up to 6 pieces may reflect this style.

The application deadline is Friday, September 6, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Download the Urban Art Mural Project Request for Proposals. Guidelines may also be obtained at the SSF Parks and Recreation Department office, 33 Arroyo Drive, during business hours. For information, contact the Cultural Arts liaison at (650) 829-3800.

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