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MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Contest

Hello's that time again, our fourth call for Washington Heights/Inwood artists to submit work for the Subway Elevator Poster Project. Please see the information below and go to "opportunities" on the home page for specific guidelines. This project is unique to our community and a wonderful opportunity for your work to be seen.

For those not in NYC, MTA stands for Metropolitan Transit Authority, our subway system. One of these days I will write the long, colorful history of this project. I am working on uploading images of the past winners, but for now, just want to get this info out to you. I hope that many of you in the specified area have already received a notice from me. Look forward to seeing your ideas. Good luck, rosa.

MTA –Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project:


Deadline:  Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Midnight

Dear Artists, Friends and Community Members,

The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, a long standing effort by the community, is happy to announce this fourth call for artwork to be placed in the subway elevators at the A-Line 184h St (181st. Subway Stop) & 190th St. Subway Stations.

This collaborative project acknowledges the uniqueness of our community and

fulfills Artists Unite Mission to bring art to the public in creative new venues.

The third set of posters can still be seen in the elevators.


We are looking for six (6) original artworks by artists residing in CB 12* to be produced as posters and placed, one in each of the 3 elevators per station. Work will be seen by thousands of residents and tourists en route to the Cloisters Museum. The posters will be exhibited for a minimum of six months.


* CB 12 covers Manhattan north of 155th street, river to river.


For detailed instructions and guidelines go to “Opportunities” section in left menu.


For More Information: contact

or call: 212.740-9378

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