Call for Artists

Poetry Broadsides Call for Qualifications

The City of Malibu is seeking artists to create a broadside in response to a poem written by former Malibu Poet Laureate John Struloeff.  Featured artists will design and create an original visual art piece for public distribution and reproduction. The City desires artwork that is intriguing and inspirational.

Only online applications will be accepted. The submission deadline is Friday, February 23, 2024.

Malibu Sunset by John Struloeff

For more information and to submit an application, click this link to the online form.

Questions related to the Poetry Broadsides may be directed to Recreation Coordinator Amanda Rigali at

2023 - 2024 Art Exhibitions

The Malibu Arts Commission will open a Call to Artists for multi-artist shows. The Commission approved the following exhibitions for Fiscal Year 2023-2024:  

  • Student Art Exhibition for children in grades TK-12: January 2024
  • Surf Art Exhibition: July - August 2024

Questions related to the Malibu Arts Commission may be directed to Kristin Riesgo, Community Services Director.

Call for Artists Updates 

Artists interested in receiving text messages or emails about the Calls should register for alerts through the Malibu Arts and Culture website.