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2020 Banner Competition

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2020 Banner Competition




The Banner competition is open to entries from Orange County residents 18 years of age or older.

$3,000 will be awarded for all completed banners selected.

The City of Laguna Beach Banner Competition is a project of the Arts Commission. Artists are provided with banner material on which to paint original artwork. The completed banners are displayed on lampposts throughout the city of Laguna Beach during June, July and August and celebrate the summer season. The completed banners are temporary and will be displayed when and where the City desires for up to 7 years or based on condition.

Application Requirements
Artists may submit ONE design as part of the following required materials:

  • A color design drawn to scale (4 x 16 inches) Bright colors are suggested. Religious symbols are discouraged.
  • The banner is painted on both sides; if your design is not a mirror image please submit the design for both front and back.
  • Do not sign your submitted design.
  • Designs must be hand drawn or painted.
  • Professional resume (maximum 2 pages)
  • 3 photographs of previous related artwork
  • Completed application form must be mounted to the back of the design.

March 2, 2020 – Prospective designs must be delivered by 5:30 p.m. to:

Cultural Arts Department, City Hall,
2nd Floor, 505 Forest Avenue

March 9, 2020 – Arts Commission will review and select the designs.
May 4, 2020 – Completed banners returned to the Cultural Arts Department by 10 a.m.