Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County is looking for original artwork submissions for the Sugar Skull Fun Run, happening later this year on Sunday, Oct. 24. The call for art is open to New Mexico professional and amateur artists of all ages.
The artwork selected will be showcased on t-shirts, face masks, promotional materials, and social media.
Important submission details:
Sugar Skull Fun Run
- Event date is Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021
General theme for artwork: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
- Must be original artwork created and owned by the artist
- Graphic, two-dimensional illustrations only: JPG, TIFF or PDF are the accepted digital formats for submissions
- Full color and/or black and white designs accepted
- Dimensions: No smaller than 8.5 x 11, no larger than 11 x 17
- Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021, 5 p.m.
- $250 awarded to the selected artist
For entry form, please Click Here.
Completed entry forum should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 25, 2021.
For questions, please contact Public Art Program coordinator Kent Swanson at 505-314-0467.
This year’s Sugar Skull Fun Run will be held both virtually (registered participants can run independently outside of the event) and as an in-person event, dependent upon the current public health orders at that time. More details about the event to come later this summer.
Attached is an example of a past year’s winner, the awarded submission from local artist, Sean Wells, for the 2019 Sugar Skull Fun Run.
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About Bernalillo County
Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 676,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff, and treasurer.