SFWA Wins Grant and Opens Banner Contest

SF Womcropped-sfwaLogo2014headeren Artists (SFWA) have been awarded a $24,000 Neighborhood Arts Collaborative (NAC) Grant for the Inner Sunset. The grant won in partnership with ISPN, Inner Sunset Merchants Association, and Friends of Sharon Arts Studio will allow SFWA to host and promote a “Celebrating the Inner Sunset” exhibit, produce colorful Inner Sunset banners for the commercial area, and provide public art demonstrations and neighborhood events.

SFWA invites artists to submit colorful, creative artwork for a juried competition. Through the generous grant, the banners will help provide an exciting opportunity for local artists to showcase their artwork and help promote the theme “Celebrating Art and Culture in the Inner Sunset.” Selected artwStowLakeReflectionICON-82x150orks will be reproduced on vertical banners installed on lampposts along Irving Street from 7th to 10th Avenue. Images of local attractions, flora & fauna, and bold abstracts are all welcome. Crisp designs that utilize the banner specs are desired. The deadline to submit art is August 1st.
For information and submission: http://sfwomenartists.org/wp/call-for-entries-art-banners/