(Hillsboro, Ore.) –The City of Hillsboro Public Art Program invites artists throughout the region to submit two-dimensional original work to be considered for the 2021 Picture Hillsboro purchase award. Submissions should represent the characteristic landscape, city views, people, or places of Hillsboro with a purchase price not exceeding $750. The final artwork chosen will represent the City of Hillsboro and be viewed and appreciated around the world. All artists are eligible and Hillsboro artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by 5 pm on November 24, 2020 and can be submitted online at Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/PublicArt.
In its tenth year, Picture Hillsboro has become a treasured annual tradition for the City. Finalists will be selected for an exhibition in the City of Hillsboro Civic Center. Underscoring the City’s pride in its creative community, the selected work of art will be purchased for Hillsboro’s Public Art Collection. A limited edition of archival reproductions will be produced to be presented as gifts to dignitaries visiting Hillsboro and during official City trips throughout the world. In designating artwork as an official gift, the City emphasizes the pride it places in its creative community.
Those interested in applying can go to Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/PublicArt for full application criteria and submission requirements.
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Cultural Arts is a division of the City of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department. For more information about Cultural Arts, visit Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/CulturalArts.