Call to Artists - Coronado - 2017 Celebrate Local Artists
Posted by: Coronado Arts 4 years, 10 months ago



The City of Coronado and the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission invite local Coronado artists to submit images of original artwork for the “Celebrate Local Artists” banners series. Banners will be displayed on Orange Avenue in Coronado during the months of April, May and June. Art may be images of original paintings, mixed media, photography, ceramics, sculpture, fiber art, graphic art, etc.

Images should be suitable for viewing via a banner format along the Orange Avenue Corridor. The Commission is seeking submissions from a broad range of media, styles and genres of local artists. All artwork selected will be juried and artists who are selected will be notified by March 27, 2017. If selected artist will sign a release for use of the artwork on the banners as well as on for publicity purposes.

Artwork must be submitted as high resolution jpegs. Final banners will feature the images printed in full color on double-banners (2 banners hold one image) which will be displayed on Orange Avenue banners during the months of April, May and June 2017. Approximate size of artwork on banner is 66” wide x 70” tall. (See example of a finished sample banner below) In addition, the artists name and/or signature will be printed on the banner.

A maximum of 30 artists will be selected to participate in this year’s banner display. Artists must be 18 years or older and must meet the Cultural Arts Commission definition of a local Coronado artist. A local artist is anyone who meets one of the following criteria: 1) Lives in Coronado 2) Works a minimum of 20 hours per week in Coronado, 3) Owns property in Coronado.

Four banners will be reserved for Associate Artists who meet two of the three following requirements: 1) Graduate of Coronado High School 2) Has a body of Coronado-themed work (minimum of 10 images), 3) lived in Coronado for seven (7) years or more.

For more information on the Orange Avenue Corridor Banner Program, contact the City of Coronado

Contract Arts Administrator Kelly Purvis at or (619) 522-2633.