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Artists Wanted: Barrio Mural Design Contest

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Barrio is a new restaurant opening in Downtown Columbus.  The restaurant is looking for an artist or group of artists to design and paint a mural for its vacant wall.  Barrio is located at 185 N. High Street on the Northwest corner of Spring and High.  The vacant wall is extremely visible from High Street.  It stands approx. 112′ wide and 56′ high on the South side of the building facing the Elevator Brewery.  The competition is open to all artists that reside in Columbus, Ohio.  Barrio will provide the winning design with supplies to paint their mural along with a house account to Barrio’s restaurant and bar.

Applicants for this contest should provide images of their mural design and images from their portfolio.  In addition to images contact information (age included), and a brief artist’s statement should be added.  The competition will only accept images that are sent in the form of jpeg’s, illustrator file, or a Power Point presentation.  Please email applications to [email protected].  The application deadline is March 20th, 2009.

Details to this contest are subject to change.  Please visit www.barriotapas.com for updates.


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