Avenue 50 Studio and the Marmion Way and Avenues Neighborhood Watch are looking for a local artist to leave a positive mark on Highland Park.
The two community groups, in coordination with Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch, are holding a design contest, with the winner's submission to be painted near Avenue 57 and Marmion Way.
Peter Bedard, of the Marmion Way and Avenues Neighborhood Watch, provides more details:
Where: The mural is to be painted on Marmion Way near Avenue 57
Who: All artists--amateur and professional--are welcome to submit. Students are highly encouraged.
Contest Rules: The winning design will be permitted through the City of Los Angeles and registered as part of the Los Angeles Inventory or Art in the City of Los Angeles.
The artist must be available for the permitting process and present their winning design to the Cultural Affairs Department on Thursday February 21, 2013. The mural will be enlarged and painted with the community under the guidance of muralist Pola Lopez.
Theme: Faces and History of Highland Park: Past, Present and Future
Submit: All artwork must be scanned and e-mailed to Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch editor David Fonseca
Voting: The top 10 designs will be posted on Patch and voted on by neighbors and stakeholders. A board of three will decide any ties and suitability of the artwork.
Due Date: All designs must be submitted by Wednesday night Feb. 13. Voting will take place the week after the deadline.
Special Thanks: Graciously funded by Ed Reyes and CD1.
In addition to submitting your designs by e-mail, you can also upload them to the media box above. Best of luck!