City of El Paso Invites Artists to Decorate the Central Business District

On Wednesday, January 9, The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s Public Art Program is inviting local artists to an informational session on their upcoming Central Business District Streetscape Public Art Project. The city’s $30,000 effort to make downtown El Paso more pedestrian friendly needs artists to devise “artistic elements for the reconstruction of and streetscape improvements.” The presentation will be from 5:30-6:30pm at the Downtown Main Branch Library, 501 N. Oregon. the Deadline to submit the application is January 15, 2013; more information can be downloaded from the city’s website.

The glamour photo of El Paso, above, is by by “techology executive and photographer” Brian Wancho, who has an interesting story of the photo shoot on his website.

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