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City seeks artists to paint skate park panels during 2024 Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Division is looking for artists to live paint double-sided metal panels during the 2024 Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series.

Hosted by the City of Ocala, the 10-week outdoor concert series will be held on Fridays, beginning on March 15 through May 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Webb Field at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Complex (1510 NW 4th Street in Ocala).

AMP music series
The 2024 Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series will be held on Fridays, from March 15 through May 17, at Webb Field.

According to the City of Ocala Cultural Arts Division, participating artists will paint the 8-foot by 4-foot metal panels from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the concert series. Artists will get to choose their number of appearances.

These newly painted panels will eventually replace the current art panels at the Ocala Skate Park, which is located at 517 NE 9th Street in Ocala.

art panel at Ocala Skate Park
The newly painted 8-foot by 4-foot art panels will be on display at Ocala Skate Park.

Interested artists can click here to view the online application. Once completed, the application can be submitted via email to artinfo@ocalafl.gov, or it can be mailed to the City of Ocala Cultural Arts, 201 SE 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, Ocala, FL 34471.

All applications must be received by no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 18.

This opportunity is open to artists currently working and residing in Marion County, as well as the surrounding North Central Florida area including Alachua, Citrus, Flagler, Lake, Levy, Orange, Putnam, Sumter, and Volusia counties.

There is no cost to apply. All designs will be approved prior to the start of the 2024 Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series to ensure that the artwork is family-friendly, non-political, and without copyright infringement.

Accepted artists or art groups will receive a $250 honorarium at the conclusion of the concert series.

For more information, contact the City of Ocala Cultural Arts Division via phone (352-629-8447) or email (artinfo@ocalafl.gov), or visit the City of Ocala’s Tuscawilla Art Park Series webpage.