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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

DALLAS SANITATION SERVICES IN COLLABORATION WITH DEEP ELLUM COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

SATURDAY, APRIL 2nd

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE:  MARCH 22nd 11:59pm

ABOUT:

The City of Dallas Sanitation Services Department provides over 140 recycling drop-off locations throughout Dallas. The Art for Dumpsters project aims to bring art to public spaces by taking a mundane recycle container and providing a new canvas for expression. The project allows artists to showcase their artwork on a City recycle dumpster that will be painted on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 7am to 5pm at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival. The final works will be exhibited on containers throughout the City of Dallas and the Best in Show award will be chosen as a wrap for a City of Dallas collections truck.

We encourage artists to enter as a solo artist or as a team. A maximum of five people per team. Teams larger than five people will be disqualified.

The five winning artists (or teams) must be present at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival on April 2nd 2016 to paint the dumpsters between 7am and 5pm.

THE FIVE WINNING ARTISTS RECEIVE:

  • $250.00 FOR SUPPLIES
  • $2250.00 (FINALIST AWARD)
  • BEST IN SHOW WILL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL $1500.00 AWARD
  • MEDIA RECOGNITION – YOUR ART WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT FIVE VARIOUS RECYCLING DROP-OFF LOCATIONS WITHIN THE CITY OF DALLAS AND ON A SANITATION SERVICES COLLECTIONS TRUCK
  • RECOGNITION AT EARTH DAY TEXAS – YOUR FINISHED ARTWORK WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT EARTH DAY TEXAS
  • LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EACH COMPETING ARTIST ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
  • ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE CHECKS AT THE DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL. YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY TO RECEIVE THE CHECK OR YOU WILL FORFEIT THE PAYMENT. TEAMS MUST DESIGNATE ONE PERSON AS THE CHECK RECIPIENT.

Click here for details and entry form.

 

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