Bay Area town looking for local artists for large commissioned painting

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SHENZHEN, CHINA – MAY 19: A rainbow of oil paint and brushes lie next to a painting as the artist takes a break at the Dafen Oil Painting Village on May 19, 2006 in Shenzhen, China. As many as 8,000 artists live in the four square kilometer village specializing in the creation and imitation of famous paintings. The village is considered to be one of the world’s largest manufacturers of frames and oil paintings. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

DANVILLE, Calif. (KRON) — The Town of Danville is looking for professional artists to create a large piece for the town’s new office space.

The town is commissioning the artist to paint three large canvasses, with the concept representing the town in a “contemporary artistic style and celebrate the town’s landscape, history and heritage.”

You have until 5 p.m. on Sept. 30 to submit entries for an opportunity to be selected.

The town says the art will be on display, greeting residents and visitors, long-term. Artists can highlight up to “two different design concepts that will work together as one tryptic painting,” according to the town.

Click here to submit the proposal.

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