DIGITAL GRAFFITI OPENS 2019 CALL FOR ENTRIES The 12th Annual International Projection Art Festival in Alys Beach FL

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October 08, 2018
The 12th annual international projection art festival in Alys Beach, FL
The Alys Foundation is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 12th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach, to be held  May 17-18, 2019. Artists worldwide are invited to submit original works of digital art to be showcased in the juried festival. The 2019 awards include Best of Show ($5,000 prize), Curator’s Choice ($2,000 prize) and three Special Recognition honors (at $1,000 prize each), selected by the festival’s longtime curator Brett Phares and esteemed panel of judges. The deadline to submit is February 1, 2019, at 12 a.m.
Staged along the elegant white walls of Alys Beach, Digital Graffiti provides a large-scale blank canvas for artists to explore the visual intersection of art and architecture, while also creating entirely new art forms. Once darkness falls in the coastal town along scenic Highway 30A, the vibrant original art projections glow on the iconic walls of Alys Beach’s homes.
Digital Graffiti 2019 promises to deliver an ultimate immersive experience in projected art. The Alys Foundation has donated more than $200,000 in awards and artist stipends over the past 11 years, all to further digital work in the public realm.
Artists, designers, photographers, and architects are invited to submit their artwork to be projected under the night sky and onto the pristine, reflective white walls of Alys Beach. Both evenings of the festival will feature the town illuminated with stunning examples of projection mapping, generative art, experimental short films and animation, and sound, motion, and light responsive installations.
Interested artists can submit their work here. For more information about the festival, please visit
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the many possibilities found at the intersection of art and architecture. During the two-day event, dozens of digital artist finalists from around the globe are invited to showcase their original work and vie for cash prize awards in a juried art competition. Utilizing the latest technologies, the finalists’ art is projected throughout the town on its iconic white walls, transforming Alys Beach into a vibrant canvas of light. For more information, visit
The Alys Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to support the long-term community values of the town. Funds can be used to finance community, environmental, cultural and educational programs at Alys Beach as well as to help other nonprofit organizations in the greater Walton County community. The Foundation continues to give back to the community by hosting Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach, 30A Wine Festival, and Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. For more information, please visit
Offering an unrivaled sense of escape, Alys Beach is an emerging community nestled along Northwest Florida’s Scenic Highway 30A. Drawing inspiration from Bermuda and Antigua, Guatemala, Alys Beach’s stark white walls and private courtyard homes create a harmonious, urban environment characterized by calmness and simplicity. A short walk through town will take one from the gorgeous white sand along the Gulf coast, through a thriving town center filled with a variety of shops and restaurants, along pathways lined with neighborhood parks, pools, and event spaces, culminating on a 20-acre nature preserve to the north with trails and boardwalks winding through cypress wetlands. For more information, please visit
For more information, please contact:
Diana Barton at or 615.598.8230