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Alcatraz East Graffiti Contest

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Graffiti is defined as the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property. Graffiti may appear in the forms of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. It is considered a crime of vandalism; many cities and business owners subscribe to using graffiti art in order to prevent vandalism.

Alcatraz East is accepting submissions for our 3rd Annual Graffiti Art Contest. We are looking for graffiti artists who want to showcase their talents and techniques. Winners will receive cash prizes and have their winning pieces displayed as part of a graffiti exhibit inside the museum! The deadline to enter is November 6, 2021.

  • Artist must be at least 18 years old
  • Artist must pre-qualify to enter by filling out the entry form below which includes 3 art samples
  • Individual artists only, no teams
  • The theme for the artwork to be completed during the June 2nd contest is limited to crime related subjects
Enter The Contest

– Prizes –

1st place: $750 | 2nd place: $350 | 3rd place: $200

Alcatraz East Graffiti Contest


Saturday, November 6

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