Design a Bus Wrap - Call for Artists

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Category: Open Calls
Deadline: 05/17/2021
Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR7vzgqANx0


The City of Newark Workforce Development Board is seeking a local artist who can design a bus wrap to cover a new 60-foot bus that will be a site for mobile job trainings and workshops. The winning artist will be paid for their design.

If interested, please email a CV, contact info and three images of past work or design ideas to shakurf@ci.newark.nj.us by May 17, 2021.


1. How will the artist be selected?

A committee consisting of graphic design/art professionals, and city officials will evaluating proposals. The committee will consider the following criteria:

Does the design promote job readiness, equity, diversity and/or The City of Newark?
Is the design eye catching?
Is the overall composition balance and unified?
Optional: Does the design include a short and memorable slogan to inspire others?

2.. Please note the following technical requirements for producing your design:

If submitting photography-based designs:

Photographs must be in digital format.
All digital files must be at least 10MB in JPEG or TIFF format. The photo should be taken at the highest resolution possible with a resolution of at least 300 dpi.
Do not distort the image by applying photo filters or effects.
Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright, are not eligible.
You must own the rights to, have permission, or have purchased any photos included in the design.

For graphic and mural designs made on computer:

Files made on either PC or MAC platforms are acceptable.
Electronic submissions can be submitted via email.
A design with large elements will look better than a design with a lot of small, complicated elements.

For more info on Newark Works, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR7vzgqANx0

Contact: fayemi shakur
Title: Arts and Cultural Affairs Director, City of Newark
Email: shakurf@ci.newark.nj.us
Phone: (973) 733-7451

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