Platform Art, Inc. and ArtPop Seek Artwork for Rotating Display on Lamar Outdoor Advertising Billboards

Platform Art, Inc. is partnering with ArtPop to promote the work of Polk County artists on open billboard space. Art + Public Outdoor Project = ArtPop. The mission of ArtPop is to promote local artists work through available media space. ArtPop is a national 501c3 and currently operating in 14 cities.

Five works of art by Polk County artists will be chosen for display on outdoor billboards. Artwork will be printed on vinyl, or recreated for digital, and exhibited for one year. Display may be anywhere in the Lamar billboards Polk County coverage area. There are no guarantees of location or length of time art will be displayed at any one location.

We are seeking imagery representative of your signature style that demonstrates Polk County is a destination for the arts. No nudes or anything political or slanderous in nature will be accepted.

For specifications, see attached billboard template. Artwork image should translate well into a horizontal format. Think creatively about how you can best represent your artwork. All artwork styles will be considered.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to individual artists from any discipline, ages 18 and up residing in the Polk County region including unincorporated areas.

HOW TO APPLY

Register online and send your digital submission no larger than 5MB to Events@PlatformArt.org

Please include:

  • Proposed Image: jpg or pdf only
  • Resume/Biography no more than one page: include legal name, DBA artist name (if applicable), address, phone and email.
  • Application Fee: $40 (application for ArtPop public art billboard project)

DEADLINE

ArtPop Billboard Application deadline, July 17, 2017 11:59 PM EDT

Notifications will be made by  July 24, 2017

Celebratory ArtPop reception and art party August 18, 2017

The program is made possible by donations of space and printing by Lamar Outdoor Advertising.