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Presented by Orlando Health

A Program of the Downtown Arts District

Curated by Pat Greene

Returning in January 2023 is The Corridor Project Billboard Exhibition. Modeled after the successful Billboard Creative in Los Angeles and Sonora 128 in Mexico City, this sky-high exhibition will feature the artwork of 30 artists from regions along the I4 corridor. DAD is working with Pat Greene, founder of The Corridor Project, to curate this exhibition.

Ten artists have been pre-selected by Greene. The remaining 20 artists will be selected through applications from an open call facilitated by DAD.

In partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor, each artist will be featured on one printed billboard in the region (12' h x 25' w poster), and all of the artwork will rotate on digital billboards continuously through the month of January 2023.

This is an incredible opportunity for both DAD and all the artists involved. The Corridor Project Billboard Exhibition will increase visibility and awareness of what the Central Florida creative community has to offer because it actively engages tourists and locals as they are driving around the streets of Orlando.

On January 19, 2023, there will be a public opening at CityArts to unveil the artwork from the billboards. This in-person exhibition will run from January 19 - February 12, 2023.

Entry Dates: August 5 – September 30, 2022

Art Acceptance Announcement: October 24,2022 via Facebook Live at 12:00 p.m.

Dates of Exhibits:

Billboard Exhibition: Installed last week of December 2022 – runs for 8 weeks

In-Person Exhibition at CityArts: January 20 – February 13, 2023

Public Opening Night: Third Thursday, January 19, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

DETAILS

There is no theme for this exhibition. The curator is looking for artwork that will be captivating on a billboard. Put your best foot forward! ⁠

IMPORTANT: Based on advertising rules/restrictions, art displaying nudity, profanity, or advertising of tobacco and/or illegal substances will not be considered for this exhibition.⁠

Please direct any questions about the Corridor Project Billboard Exhibition to hhogan@dadorlando.com or send us a DM. Do not contact the curator. ⁠

Art will be professionally photographed by Macbeth Studio. The photography will be used for the billboards.

DAD will store artwork from drop-off until the physical exhibition.

Gallery Commission: 30%

Art Drop-Off: October 25-November 2, 2022 (CityArts is closed on October 31, 2022)

Art Pick Up: Monday, February 13, 2023 from 11:00am - 6:00pm

ENTRY PROCEDURES

  • Artists must submit an online form by 11:59 p.m. on September 30, 2022.
  • There is a $10 application fee.
  • Artists may include up to four images of art in their application.
  • To best fit the billboard space and design, all art considered for this exhibition must be displayed horizontally. Do not include art that must be displayed vertically in your application. ONLY HORIZONTAL works will be considered.
  • Artists must reside in the counties touching I-4. Hillsborough, Polk, Osceola, Orange, Seminole and Volusia.
  • Price your art to include the 30% gallery commission.

SHOW POLICIES – by submitting your work you agree to the following:

  • All works submitted must be original works created by the Artist, and the Artist must control all necessary rights of use and reproduction. If any third party disputes the Artist’s claims of ownership, originality, or copyrights, DAD will not mediate the dispute or become involved. The work at issue will be removed and returned to the Artist. No refund will be provided.
  • Art must be framed or ready for hanging. If there is a unique way of hanging or displaying, the artist must provide the necessary mechanisms.
  • The project design team reserves the right to crop images of art to best exhibit the piece, per their discretion. Artists that do not agree with the design choices will be removed from the exhibition.
  • It is recommended and requested that the Artist attend the 3rd Thursday Opening Night and promote the exhibition to their network.
  • All sales will be reconciled within 30 days of the show closing. Artist should include legal name on submission if different from working name.
  • After-show closing, all work must be picked up on the day(s) indicated for pickup.
  • DAD is not responsible for damage during storage to any work not picked up after posted pick up date. Any art not picked up within 14 days of the show closure will become the property of DAD.
  • DAD will make every effort to carefully handle and protect work, however, DAD cannot be held liable for damage to work that you submit, or for any personal injury you may sustain while participating at CityArts shows. You agree to bear all risk of loss and damage.
  • Neither CityArts nor the DAD is liable for theft of any work displayed within the premises. CityArts and DAD makes reasonable efforts to maintain a secure premise for Artists and their works, but the Artist must accept all risks of loss due to theft.
  • Neither CityArts nor the DAD insures any artwork displayed. Artists are welcome to provide their own insurance.