Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation Call for Artists to enter 40 Years of Home Mural Contest

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  • Ventura, CA (1888PressRelease) November 04, 2021 - abrillo Economic Development Corporation (Cabrillo EDC) is pleased to announce a call for artists to participate in its 40 Years of Home Mural contest. Founded in 1981, Cabrillo EDC’s early roots were in response to a farmworker community’s demand for secure housing. Rooted in community-building and ongoing support, their mission aims to provide comprehensive affordable housing services and community economic development activities to residents most lacking in opportunity.

    The purpose of the mural is to promote awareness about the importance of developing housing that positively impacts the community’s health, education, public safety, social services and economic development - And Cabrillo EDC’s contributions over the past 40 years.

    Cabrillo EDC’s 40 Years of Home Mural, call to artists is open to all artists over the age of 18 working in mural art that in some way draws its inspiration from our affordable housing and farmworker roots. That inspiration may include (but is not limited to) depictions of community, affordable housing, landscape, farmworkers and farmworker housing, essential workers, medical, first responders, teachers, and our 40-year history.

    Interested artists are invited to submit applications for consideration.

    Completed application materials (sketch, samples, artist bio and statement and contact info) and the proposed mural design must be received no later than 5:00 pm PST on Monday, December 6, 2021. The winning artist will be announced by Monday, January 3, 2022.

    The winning artist’s name and website will be included on the mural, listed on and on any marketing materials which feature the winning artist’s work. The winning artist will also receive

    $7,500 cash prize. Please Note: the final piece of original artwork and all rights to use the artwork will become property of Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation.

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    About Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation
    The Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation has been making dreams come true, one home at a time, since 1981. Proud to be the largest developer of affordable homes in Ventura County, Cabrillo’s success is the result of decades of passion, dedication and vision. With a mission of providing comprehensive housing services and community economic development activities, Cabrillo facilitates self-sufficiency for individuals and families who are most lacking in opportunity. At Cabrillo, home is more than a place to live – it is the cornerstone of the community’s economic, environmental and social wellbeing.

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