ARTSCAPE 2024 LOGO DESIGN – Request for Proposals
Artists! Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) has a unique opportunity to design a new logo for Artscape 2024! BOPA is seeking an unforgettable design to captivate festival audiences. If you have ever been inspired by Artscape, please submit a design for consideration. There is no fee to apply. The selected artist will be paid an honorarium for their work. The credited artwork will appear in news releases, advertisements, and social media promotions.
Scope of Work:
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) in collaboration with Mayor’s Office of Baltimore City seek to commission an emerging or professional visual artist to produce unique, original digital artwork design for print fabrication and electronic distribution in celebration of the Artscape Festival.
This commission requires that digital image submissions of artwork for fabrication are original artworks that meet the design & digital image criteria of BOPA.
Art Design Guidelines
Art design concept submission must be thoughtful, readable, original, scalable, balanced & proportioned, and appropriate for all audiences. Artists are encouraged to use shape, form and color to create distinctive, memorable, captivating design to attract and inform viewers. Maximum one submission per artist/group.
Digital Image Criteria
· Color Palette: limited (3) colors maximum
· Acceptable digital file formats: EPS, AI, PNG, PDF
· Image Formatting: RGB w/ Transparent Background
· Dimensions: 1200 X 1200 Pixels
· Image Resolution: 300 DPI
· Font: must be open source or free for commercial use
· Copy: ARTSCAPE 2024
· Sizing: Copy must be legible at a small size (200 X 200 pixels)
Submissions are reviewed by a panel of stakeholders and BOPA personnel. The artist with the winning art design concept will be commissioned to prepare a finalized digital artwork to be reproduced for digital and media posts, on printed materials and other formats as a component of the Artscape Festival promotional campaign. Maximum two art design revisions may be required; artist must deliver finalized digital art file by January 16, 2024. The credited artwork will appear in news releases, advertisements, and social media promotions.
Overview of Artscape Festival:
Since its inception in 1982, Artscape showcased Baltimore as a dynamic cultural hub for the arts, ignited economic growth, and encouraged investment in the Mt. Vernon, Bolton Hill, Station North, and Charles North neighborhoods. The three-day community arts festival features film, dance, comedy, visual, literary, and performing arts, fashion, gaming, youth arts, food, and fun.
Any artist or artist team, over the age of 18, legally living or working within the State of Maryland, is eligible to apply. Current Baltimore Office of Promotion &The Arts employees may not apply.
Artist Commission Award
Commission Award to Selected Artist Finalist: $1,000.00
Art file prep work (formatting & delivery of finalized digital art file for print fabrication) $500.00
Total Award Honorarium: $1,500.00
· Request For Proposals (RFP) opens: November 20, 2023
· Deadline for Submissions: December 15, 2023
· Award Notification & Artist Contracting: January 08, 2024
- Deadline to submit Final Digital Art File: January 16, 2024
This is a project managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.
For questions or more information please contact: Christopher Brooks email@example.com
APPLICANTS MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT IN SUBMITTABLE TO APPLY.
THERE IS NO FEE TO CREATE A SUBMITTABLE ACCOUNT. THERE IS NO FEE TO APPLY TO THE RFP.