Works On View: MLK Mural Competition Application
Twenty student artists will be selected to paint individual pieces honoring the life and work of Dr. King and the continuing struggle for social justice today on the 2nd floor windows of Hostelling International Chicago.
A panel of judges will evaluate the artworks and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded to the students whose works best represent the spirit of the exhibit.
- 1st Place: $300
- 2nd Place: $200
- 3rd Place: $100
Students must submit a portfolio of up to 10 images of recent work along with the submission form in person or by mail by Monday, November 2, 2015. Portfolios may be submitted in person at the hostel or electronically to:
Community Engagement Liaison
Hostelling International Chicago
24 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605
Artists selected to create paintings for the windows will be notified by Friday, November 20, 2015. The final paintings will be on display on Martin Luther King Day through the end of February, 2016.
Awards reception for Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural Competition at Hostelling International Chicago
All artists who are invited to participate will receive recognition at the artists’ reception held on the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Tuesday, January 19, 2016.