Monday, November 26, 2012

ArtsINBushwick Mural Contest at Moore Street Market

 ArtsINBushwick presents its 2012-2013 Community Mural Project: How Does Food Unite People?

Arts in Bushwick is inviting you to enter a mural design contest for high school students in Bushwick! You can enter the contest by creating a mural design that answers the question “How Does Food Unite People?” The winning selection will be transformed into an amazing outdoor mural at the Moore Street Retail Market (La Marqueta de Williamsburg), in the spring of 2013. You can participate in the contest, or on the mural team, or both!
All mural design contest entries must be received by December 22nd. The
mural team will begin meeting and painting in Spring on 2013. All entries will be on display during a special exhibition at the Moore Street Retail Market. The final project will be showcased during Arts in Bushwick’s Bushwick Open Studios in June 2013.
You can participate by entering the contest, or by signing up to be on the mural
team, or both! You can sign up with your art teacher.
The Details:
Contest Theme:
How Does Food Unite People?
Create a mural design proposal on an 8 ½ x 11 inch piece of paper that answers this year’s theme question “How Does Food Unite People?” and include a short written statement (no more than 1 page) explaining how your design answers this question.
Along with the mural design proposal and written statement, please include the following: Your name, grade level and the name of your school or after school program. Please turn in your entry to your teacher.

Submission Guidelines:
High school students in grades 9-12 that attend school or an after school program in Bushwick, New York may enter the contest. Submissions may be
submitted individually or they can be a collaborative group idea (i.e. group of friends, or a class). Entries must directly respond to the contest theme and must be respectful of all members of the community.

Winning Entry
The winning entry will be chosen by a jury. All entries will be on display at the Market during a special exhibit. Winners will be chosen based on creativity and consideration of appropriateness to the theme. GOOD LUCK!

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