Artist Requirements

Interested in becoming an official Louisiana Oyster Trail artist? Please see below for requirements and application.

  • Please complete & submit our online application below.
  • Please include a link to images of your work or an attachment which includes samples of your work.
  • The artist must be 18 years old.
  • Artists are not compensated for their time or expenses incurred - it is voluntary participation.
  • The artist will be acknowledged by name on the sculpture's plaque, online on the website, and in the next edition of the Oyster Trail Brochure.
  • The sculpture must be in a Jefferson Parish establishment.
  • The artist can be from the New Orleans metro area.
  • From the applications on file, artists are chosen by the restaurants or venues.
  • Both parties collaborate and decide on the overall theme.
  • The artist paints in his/her own space.
  • Sculptures are NOT to be sealed.
  • Upon completion, return the sculpture to the JP Surplus Building (located in Metairie - details will be furnished upon confirmation of work).
  • The JCVB handles the sealant and installation of the sculpture through our Agreement with Mardi Gras Decorators.

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