Esco Alley Art

Great public art 

Requires great people.

Escondido Mural Public Art

2023 Call For Artists

Apply for our latest Project

The Esco Alley Art committee is excited to now be accepting submissions for our 2023 Season of Esco Alley Art. Nine artists will be selected for participation in our latest outdoor gallery, the alley south of Grand Avenue to the east of Kalmia Street. 

Fill out the form below and we will email you the application.

2023 Season Timeline

key Dates for Artists

We kindly ask that all of our applicants put these dates in their calendars, especially our pick-up and drop-off dates.

June 9th, 2023 – Artist Applications Due
Accepting applications up until this date. Please make sure you’ve filled out both the basic sign-up form and have emailed in your completed PDF application to

June 16th, 2023 – Artists Selected
Notice to all applicants to inform them of their status. Nine applicants will be chosen for the 2023 Season of Esco Alley Art, and applications for all remaining artists will be kept on file for future seasons of Esco Alley Art.

June 30th, 2023 – Mural Panel & Stipend Pick-Up Date
The Esco Alley Art committee will be stationed in Downtown Escondido to hand off mural panels (aluminum/composite substrate), panel preparation instructions, and materials stipends to our selected artists. 

Note: You must arrive with a means of transporting 4′ x 8′ panels to your studio or home. Most of our artists strap panels into the bed of a pickup truck or onto the roof rack of a car.

August 18th, 2023 – Completed Mural Drop-Off Date
Deliver your completed mural to the Esco Alley Art committee in Downtown Escondido. Note: All mural panels must be sealed according to the provided instructions before drop-off to ensure color fastness.

September 9th, 2023 – Esco Alley Art 2023 Season Unveiling Alley Party
The day we’ve been waiting for all year!! Come with your friends and family to celebrate another alley filled with mural art in Downtown Escondido.

Sponsorship & Donation

Payment form


Call to Artists

We are taking artist applications for Phase II of Esco Alley Art now. 


 Escondido is for artists. 

Come & CElebrate!!

2023 Esco Alley Art Party

Explore 12 new murals, and join us for birthday cake to celebrate Mayor Dane White’s birthday.

4 PM on Saturday, September 9th

Alley Art Party with DJ & cake, Free and Open to All, with food available for purchase from Doña Rosa Raspados. 

Find us in the alley south of Grand Ave between Kalmia and Juniper.

Global Roots Mural Mosaic Unveiling

America Connects West Mural

Music, Food, Friends, and Art!

Maple Street Plaza
Escondido, CA 92025

Join us for the Unveiling!

Sunday March 26, 3pm

Let's party!

2022 Esco Alley Art Party

Come celebrate the addition of 12 new murals with our artists in Downtown Escondido!

3 PM on Saturday, November 12th

Alley Art Party with Live Music, Free and Open to All!

Find us in the alley south of Grand Ave between Broadway and Kalmia.

Call For Artists

2023 Season

Esco Alley Art exists because of our wonderful artists. Apply today to participate in our next round of murals.

Thank you!

We so appreciate your generosity.