FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham Department of Planning & Economic Development has announced an art competition open to "...art students attending a school in Massachusetts enrolled in an art or design course".
The competition: Design a "bus wrap" for the Town's public transit system. Designs are sought for side panels, (below and above windows) and rear panel of the Town's LIFT bus vehicles.
The design should inform, entertain, and ultimately attract new users of public transit in Framingham.
There is one $1000.00 grand prize and four $50 prizes.
Student / artists are encouraged to submit designs that are "...creative, fun, surprising, even comic and promote the use of public transit by a wide range of people".
Selected designs will be hung at Framingham Town Hall April 12 to May 12. Artists will be invited to attend an opening reception April 17, Patriot's Day.
Deadline for the competition is Monday, April 3, 2006, so be sure to download and print out the General Information and Rules and Entry Form (PDF) files and start working on your entry now!