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Artist Call for Downtown

Artist Call for Downtown

Walnut Creek Art Project



Walnut Creek Downtown (WCD) and the City of Walnut Creek are calling artists to submit artwork for an upcoming downtown project. Artists of all ages are requested to create artwork with a recycling theme to be displayed on Big Belly waste bins throughout downtown Walnut Creek. Work from selected artists will be installed temporarily on approximately 40 Big Belly waste bins during the city’s Community Service Day on Saturday, October 13. The artwork will be displayed for one to three years.


Selected artists will have their artwork posted on WCD’s website. The selection committee will include representatives from Walnut Creek Downtown staff, city staff, current &/or present city art commissioners, and one to two downtown business owners/managers.


When: Artist entries are due by August 6 at 11:59pm. Selected artists will be notified August 31.


How to apply: Images must be submitted via Dropbox by emailing a Dropbox link to [email protected].


Requirements: Frame size is 31 7/16”w x 45”h. Artwork should resemble this size as closely as possible. Artwork must incorporate a recycling theme/message. For more information about image requirements, please visit Walnut Creek Local Art.


About WCD: WCD works with its 650 members, partners, and the community to promote and enhance downtown business vitality. WCD is located at City Hall, 1666 N. Main Street, ground floor, in Walnut Creek.