Youth artist open call competition

Open Call for San Francisco Bay Area-based youth artists, aged 5-18 years old, to submit an artwork as part of Art+Action’s arts-driven outdoor media campaign COME TO YOUR CENSUS, S.F
February 04, 2020

The Art+Action initiative aims to uplift artistic voices to inspire communities to participate in the 2020 Census so they can receive their fair share of federal funding and political representation. The artwork selected will appear on a billboard, in Art+Action’s 2020 Census online toolkit, and our social media outlets.

Art+Action is a partner of the the SF Counts citywide Census campaign. 

The selected artwork will appear in the Spring of 2020 on a billboard in one of these San Francisco neighborhoods: Balboa Park, Excelsior, Mission, Nopa, North Beach, Tenderloin, or Visitation Valley. The artist will be highlighted as a Featured Artist in Art+Action’s campaign—among locally and internationally renowned artists—and will receive a grand prize award of $1,000.

To apply, email the following to

  • Artist Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Name of the S.F. Bay Area Neighborhood in Which You are Based
  • Artwork as a .JPG File  
  • 3-5 Sentences About You
  • 3-5 Sentences of Why this Artwork Will Inspire your Community to Participate in the 2020 Census

Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2020, 6pm PST

Learn more here