2017/2018 El Paseo Exhibition

City of Palm Desert

Entry Deadline: Mar. 28

73510 Fred Waring Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260


El Paseo is the premier shopping street in Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley, located in southern California. The exhibition space consists of eighteen lighted concrete pads located in the medians along a one and one half mile stretch of prime retail. The artwork remains on exhibition for approximately two (2) years, with installation tentatively planned for October – November 2016 and de-installation planned for October 2018. Each artist receives a $2,500 honorarium for participation.

HONORARIUM: A $2,500 honorarium will be provided for each selected artwork. Participant is responsible for delivery and pick-up of artwork per scheduled date.

• All artists, galleries, museums/non-profit arts organizations, and private collectors are encouraged to apply.
• Artists who have participated in the 2015/2016 El Paseo Exhibition are not eligible to apply.


• A current resume or CV, including current contact information.
• Images of proposed sculpture(s) in jpeg format via email, CD, or flash drive.
• Description of the piece(s) including materials and dimensions.  Artwork descriptions should be numbered to correlate with submitted images.  Materials can be submitted to:[email protected]
City of Palm Desert
73-510 Fred Waring Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Attn: El Paseo Exhibition
• If materials are submitted via regular mail and you would like them to be returned, include a self addressed stamped envelope with the appropriate postage for return.  Submittals will not be returned if postage is not included.
• A maximum of two sculptures for consideration per artist.
• Include complete contact information on all submittals.

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