“Art on a Can” Contest Calls for Artists to Paint on the Sides of Shipping Containers in new business park for a $1500 Grand Prize
FORT WORTH, TX, August 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Box Office Warehouse Suites, a new business park built of over 100 shipping containers in the Alliance area invites urban street artists to participate in the “Art on a Can” Contest. Participants, who will receive $1,000 each, will compete for a $1500.00 grand prize and 5 artists will be chosen to create a 7.5 x 20-foot mural on shipping container walls at Box Office Warehouse Suites.
“We created this contest to celebrate graffiti artists and their dynamic energy and talents. We are going to connect the Arts and Business in a way Fort Worth has never seen,” says local developer, Ron Sturgeon.
Box Office Warehouse Suites is calling for artists and judges to participate in the “Art on a Can” Contest. Mural criteria are as follows:
– Only original works of art will be allowed.
– Mural should cover about half of the container wall (approximately 20 feet.)
– The artwork must be inspirational, entertaining, informative, and positive.
The contest is a juried competition by three selected judges. Judges must exhibit exceptional skills and knowledge in art impression and creativity and more. The three selected members of the jury will $250 for contributing their knowledge and providing their time plus an invitation to the “Art on a Can” festival in May of 2017.
The “Art on a Can” festival will display the artists’ murals to the public and will then be scored by the three selected judges. The winner will be announced on the day of the festival which will feature live bands, free food, contest giveaways and artisan displays in shipping containers.
If you are interested in becoming a judge or artist please fill out and send in an application by October 15, 2017. A list of rules and regulations can be found by visiting the “Art on a Can” information webpage.
Graffiti/Street Art Festival and Sponsors
A special thanks to the following sponsors: Container King, Made in Fort Worth, Linda Allen State Farm, RDS Real Estate, Blue Mound 287 Self Storage, Salon and Spa Galleria, Dallas Car Storage, and Hangman’s House of Horrors and our charity sponsor, SPCA of Texas. The Graffiti/Street Art Festival will be on May 17, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. where all of the proceeds will be donated to SPCA, our charity sponsor. The festival will showcase graffiti/street art on the new and upcoming Box Office Warehouse Suites made entirely of shipping containers, where art and business connect. The winner of the “Art on a Can” contest will be announced at the festival. To learn more about how to enter the festival, go to http://boxofficewarehousesuites.com/public-arts-festival/.
About Box Office Warehouse Suites
Box Office Warehouse Suites is located at 1953 Golden Heights Road in the heart of the Alliance commercial real estate area. With anchor tenants Happy State Bank ATM Center and Salon & Spa Galleria already on board as anchor tenants, it promises to be a groundbreaker in the commercial real estate community. For leasing information contact Jim Eaton at Box Office Warehouse Suites, (817) 903-9438, or email at Jime@rdsinvestments.com.
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