Great public art
Requires great people.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Call to Artists
We are taking artist applications for Phase II of Esco Alley Art now.