Selected public art graphics will grace new Prímo bus shelters

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 1, 2017) – The VIA Metropolitan Transit Art in Transit Program is holding an art contest to engage community residents, artists, and other interested persons for the creation of site-specific art in two-dimensional graphics, to be incorporated as part of the new Prímo transit project bus shelters along Zarzamora Street and Military Drive.

VIA will host two public instructional workshops for all persons interested in submitting an entry for the Art in Transit contest, and the same material will be provided at each workshop listed below.

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
6-7:30 p.m.
Texas Diabetes Institute Auditorium
701 S. Zarzamora St, 78207

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Kennedy Apartments Community Room
7714 Kennedy Hill Dr.

January, 2018 (TBD)

During the workshops, an overview of the VIA Prímo transit project will be presented, in addition to an outline of all the elements necessary to develop a submittal graphic. Attendance at the workshops is not required to submit an entry, but it is highly recommended to ensure entries meet all requirements.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. For more information on how to submit an entry, visit, or send an inquiry to or by telephone at 210-299-5904.