Calls for Art

San Marcos has a vibrant arts scene - thanks to the artists and galleries right here in our community! We'll post art opportunities and calls for artists below when they're available. Check back here often for updates and calls.

Community Call For Artists

San Marcos Art League Call for Art: Pride Month

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Love’s Palette: A Celebration of the LGBTQ+ Community Through Art The SMAL is excited to showcase the artwork of LGBTQ+ identifying artists in its 2nd Annual Pride Month Exhibition, Love’s Palette…

Community Call For Artists

Call for submissions: Tiny Garden Gallery

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The Price Center’s new Tiny Garden Gallery (TGG) is now accepting submissions! The TGG, is a former Little Free Library, donated by local artist Karen Cross, and repurposed by Texas State University…

Closed Calls

Past Selections - City of San Marcos Calls for Artists

2024 call for artist selections

  • Gateway Mural: Andrey Kravtsov
  • San Marcos CISD student artists (traffic boxes): Megan Faber, George Samuel Garcia III, Tereso Medrano, Jaysus Cisneros, Kenzie Nichols (two pieces), Jevon McNeice, Lael Edokpa, Xzena Ayvar, Valeria Valera, Emily Maldanado, Madelyn Dusek, and Dulce Sanchez

2023 call for artist selections

  • Gateway Mural finalists: Ernesto Maranje, Don Rimx, and Andrey Kravtsov
  • Ramon Lucio Park sculpture: Shane Allbritton

2022 call for artist selections

  • Hopkins Traffic Boxes: Darla Bostick

  • Sessom Traffic Box: Jhonattan Arango

2021 call for artist selections

  • Downtown Traffic Boxes: Stephanie Riggs and Ann Tarantino

  • Downtown Outdoor Gallery: Sydney Bonnin, David Rey Perez, Rene Perez, Hannah Purvis, Christopher Al Rodriguez, Lisa McPike Smith, Furly Travis and Darin Wood

2020 call for artist selections

  • RR 12 Traffic Control Box Mini Murals: Ksenia Nation 

  • CM Allen Bridge Barrier Walls Mural: Felipe Gomez & Buddy Pajak artist team

  • Cheatham St. Bridge Barrier Walls Mural: Sarah Farah & Topher Sipes artist team

  • Bishop at Hopkins Street Traffic Control Box Mini Mural: Jake Prendez

  • McCarthy at Barnes Street Traffic Control Box Mini Mural: selection in process

2019 call for artist selections

  • Sessom Drive Retaining Wall Mural: Jake Wagoner

  • Conoco Gas Station Mural: Jennifer Khoshbin

  • Wonder World Mural: Christopher Rodriguez