Street Art Competition – Call out

A painting competition is running across the Chapeltown area for local schools, artists and residents.

Competition entrants will have to create a design that represents diversity and community in Chapeltown. The winning four designs will be painted on four communication boxes on Chapeltown Road as agreed with Virgin Media.

The project is being led by Chapeltown Arts Festival in conjunction with the East North East Area Support Team and local Councillors.

Winners of the competition will be required to paint their designated communication boxes the week of Chapeltown Arts Festival ready for unveiling on the last day of the festival – 12th July 2015.

Artists will receive some payment for the work. We are seeking 2- 3 artists’ to show off their talents on Chapeltown Road. Materials will be provided.

If you have a design but don’t paint, don’t worry we will have an artist paint your design for you.

You can submit more than one design but no more than three. Please submit using PDF, or jpeg files. Alternativley you can send your designs on paper to Union 105, 105 Chapeltown Road LS7 3HY or address to Lee Griffiths Reginald Centre, 263, Chapeltown Road. LS7 3EX

The box sizes and locations are below.

Box  1 – front of Norma Hutchinson park

Height – 133cm
Width – 167cm
Depth – 40cm

Box 2 – outside Windrush Court.

142 – 144 Chapletown Road

Height – 129cm
Width – 167cm
Depth – 40cm

Box 3 – Savile Mount

Height – 100cm
Width – 120cm
Depth – 29cm

Box 4 – Harehills Lane opposite Cantors

Height – 133cm
Width – 170cm
Depth – 41cm

Closing date for entries are 22nd June 2015

A judging panel will meet to decide the winning entries the week beginning 29th June 2015.

The paintings need to be completed during the week of the arts festival, 6th -12th July 2015. The artwork needs to be completed and dry for the unveiling on the final day on Chapeltown Arts Festival – 12th July.

For more enquiries contact Chapeltownartsfestival@gmail.com

Looking forward to seeing the entries.