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Leesburg Seeks Photos for New Town Hall Lobby Display
Selected photos will be on display for two years.
Leesburg, VA (March 8, 2019) – The Leesburg Commission of Public Art invites artists to submit color photographs that show the cultural diversity of the Town for a new display in the Town Hall lobby. Up to 16 photos will be selected by a panel of four artists. Deadline to submit photographs in April 30, 2019.
The selected photos will be professionally printed and mounted for display in the two north alcoves of the Town Hall lobby. At the end of the two-year display, the Town will give the photographs to the artists.
To be eligible, artists must reside in or own a business in the Town of Leesburg corporate limits. Photographs must have been taken in Leesburg in 2018 or 2019 and be of suitable resolution for enlarging to 16” by 20”. Each artist may submit one photograph. All submission requirements are detailed in the call to artists on the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/lobbyphotos. No previous public art experience is necessary.
As part of the new lobby art display, historic photos of downtown Leesburg will be installed in the two south alcoves above the receptionists’ desks.
For more information about the new Town Hall Lobby art display, contact Anne Geiger, staff liaison to the Commission on Public Art, at 703-771-2742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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