Downtown Orlando Scenes Call to Artists

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Downtown Orlando Scenes Call to Artists

Time: July 8, 2021 at 6pm to July 12, 2021 at 6pm
Location: CityArts
Street: 39 S Magnolia Avenue
City/Town: Orlando
Website or Map: http://downtownartsdistrict.c…
Phone: 4076487060
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Ha'Ani Hogan
Latest Activity: Jul 8

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Call to Artists

Downtown Orlando Scenes

 

Submission deadlines

Online 7.9.21

Walk-In 7.12.21

Online application:

https://downtownartsdistrict.wufoo.com/.../r1haa5th0kjlf7j/

 

Subject matter: This exhibition will feature original drawings, paintings, photography and sculpture of Downtown locations, iconic landmarks and milestones over the past 50 years. Artists are encouraged to think of places that are recognizable and to share historic memories. Examples of milestones in Downtown Orlando include (but are not limited to): Lake Eola, City Hall, Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, Special Events over the decades, Church Street Station, Festivals, Night Life, Amway Arena, Camping World Stadium, Orlando City Soccer, the changing skyline, Rogers Kiene Building, etc.

 

"Elevating DTO – 50 Years and Rising: Through the Eyes of Local Artists" Call to Artists opens May 19, 2021 and closes July 12, 2021. This is an open call to artists with no entry fee. Prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries.

 

Created by Special Act of the Florida Legislature in 1971, the Downtown Development Board (DDB) serves to strengthen the role of downtown Orlando as the economic, governmental, and cultural center of Central Florida. This year, the DDB is celebrating 50 years of creating exciting experiences and new developments that keep people coming back to discover downtown Orlando.

 

To commemorate the rich history of downtown Orlando, the DDB will have an exhibit at CityArts beginning on July 15, 2021. The intention is to highlight a selection of works created by some of Orlando’s most talented artists. The creative community makes Orlando a great place to live, work, and play.

 

The artwork on display should focus on the phases of growth, collaboration, innovation, and changing landscape of downtown Orlando over the past 50 years.

 

Dates of Exhibit: July 15, 2021 - August 15, 2021

Artist Opening Night Reception: Third Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 5pm - 9pm

 

Art Drop Off: Sunday, July 11, 2021 and Monday, July 12, 2021

Art Pick Up: Saturday, August 15, 2021 and Monday, 08/16/21, from 11:00am - 6:00pm

 

Gallery Commission: 30%

 

Artists must submit online via Wufoo submission form or dropping off their work at CityArts for review during the dates posted.

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