Arte en la Calle Light Pole Banner Contest

polebanner flyerThe City of San Luis Cesar Chavez Cultural Center is inviting San Luis, Arizona residents and its surrounding areas to submit artwork for the "Arte En La Calle Light Pole Banner Contest". All submissions must be family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. The goal of this project is to display artwork on light poles around the City to add vibrancy and color to the street. Designs that are bright, colorful, and represent San Luis in a positive light are encouraged.

Theme and style:   The artist is encouraged to explore their creativity in the design and style of their chosen art format keeping in mind that the finished product will be exposed to the elements for an undetermined amount of time and that there is limited funding for ongoing maintenance.

The banner concept should be original, one of a kind, and new work. If known images are used, the artist is responsible for obtaining all copyright permission and paying all license fees. Copies of any permissions and licenses must be provided to Cesar Chavez Cultural Center.


  • Banners will be approximately 20 feet off of the ground.
  • Designs should be suitably bold as to be visible from a distance.
  • Avoid images or designs in black & white.
  • Images must not exceed 8MB if submitted digitally.
  • Banners will be displayed from Cesar Chavez Blvd through Main Street.
  • Printed banner size will be 30x96.
  • You may use the template provided or use your own canvas maintaining the banner size proportions (ex: 15x48 in, 2x6.4in, etc..)
  • If your design is selected, you must submit original artwork. 

Accepted Media:

  • Paintings
  • Color Pencil/Pastels
  • Photography
  • Digital Artwork

Restrictions art painting: Business names, logos, branded tags, acronyms, trademarks, and any commercial, religious, or political advertising is prohibited.

Requirements: Must be US Resident

Deadline for submissions: Thursday March 30th, 2023 at 4pm 

Contest Winner Selection: 4 winners will be selected and awarded a special prize.

Winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone and will have to pick up prize in person at the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center. The winner(s) will have 7 business days to come claim their prize or they forfeit the prize to an alternative winner.

To claim prize, the winner must present an ID (driver license or school ID). If the winner’s parent/guardian is picking the prize then the parent must present ID.

Submission Guidelines & RequirementsArtists interested in this contest should submit their proposals to Lizette Varela or Areiza Muñoz You can also download the contest registration form and waiver and drop it off at the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center located at 1015 N Main St. Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm. 

For more information or questions please call us at (928) 341-8538. 

Download Registration Form 

2022 Light Pole Banner Winners: winners2022