New Park-Your-Art Contest seeks artists
MiamiParking Authority and Beefree Media are announcing their partnership with the
first edition of Wynwood’s Park-Your-Art contest. Seven artists will be chosen to
publicly paint an artwork on the seven pay parking meters in Wynwood. This
opportunity will allow artists to gain exposure by revitalizing a seemingly over-looked
2015 Wynwood’s Park-Your-Art contest seeks either emerging or established
artists to submit an original artwork proposal that falls under this year’s
theme, “IHeart305.” The theme embodies a message of love towards the community
in which the artwork must answer: “What do you love about Miami?”
think that being involved with the community is important. By including art on
our equipment, artists have a new object to become a part of,” said Alejandra
Argudin, chief operations officer of Miami Parking Authority. “This is our
chance to collaborate with artists and represent Miami in such an artsy place
will be judged upon the following criteria: originality of content, technique
and creative interpretation of theme. Winners will be designated one parking
meter which they will paint live on Nov. 19, 2015. In addition, the meter will
be covered with an anti-graffiti lamination so the design will stay fresh and
is a chance for artists to get involved with companies like us; we are here to
support your vision and you can legally create something beautiful,” said
Stuart Lujan, owner of Beefree Media.
artwork will be visible for the 2015 Miami Art Basel season and will remain
displayed until the following Wynwood’s Park-Your-Art contest.
Parking Authorityand Beefree Media encourage people from throughout the U.S. to
participate, get creative and engage the community. Submissions close on
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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