Panda Express Mural Design Competition

The Department of Art, Art History, and Design is excited to announce a special opportunity open to all current undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni from the last two years to design a mural for the new Panda Express opening in East Lansing, Michigan on Grand River & Division. All submissions must be received by midnight on November 7, 2016. Winners will be notified on November 19, 2016. Winning designs will be professionally output and installed using heat infused vinyl.

 

Panda Express is seeking original artwork that infuses the MSU community spirit with Panda Express values fueling moments of happiness, optimism and school pride for those visiting the restaurant. Designs cannot contain any copyrighted logos mascots or designs.

 

The mural design selected to be installed on the feature wall will receive a $1000 prize. The mural design selected to be installed on the return walls will receive a $500 prize. In order to be considered for this opportunity, all submissions must follow the required format outlined on the website linked below. This is an opportunity to have your work permanently installed in a business in East Lansing.

 

COMPETITION TIMELINE

November 7                 All submissions due by Midnight to sulli357@msu.edu

November 8-18            Submissions reviewed by PANADA EXPRESS

November 19               Winners announced

November 28-30          Winning Mural Designs installed professionally with heat infused vinyl

December 1                 Event Unvieling Completed Mural Designs

 

COMPETITION THEME

Mural Design Theme: American Chinese (told with Spartan Spirit)

Panda Express is seeking original artwork that infuses the MSU community spirit with Panda Express values fueling moments of happiness, optimism and school pride for those visiting the restaurant. Designs cannot contain any copyrighted logos mascots or designs.

 

Interested in reviewing a layout of the space? Please click here.

 

COMPETITON SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Completed entries must contain everything listed below and will only be accepted electronically as a pdf to sulli357@msu.edu. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.


1. Entrant information including first and last name, email address, phone numer, student status ie undergrad, grad, alumni, and 250 word statement describing your design and its connection to the theme of this competition.


2. Design Artwork formatted in the both of the following ways:

             1. Design formatted as Height 29.5 inches x Width 53.625 inches

             2. Design formatted as Height 28.5 inches x Width 35.5 inches

Please note Design selected will ultimately be increased by 400% of the scale submitted so they should be designed and saved at 300 dpi and CMYK.


COMPETITION WINNER NOTIFICATION

Finalists will be notified by Jacquelynn Sullivan, sulli357@msu.edu. Information about final file requirements will be shared at that time.

 

Questions? Contact sulli357@msu.edu