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March 5, 2013

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT ISSUES CALL TO ARTISTS
Orange County-related visual artists asked to apply for solo-style exhibitions

SANTA ANA, Calif. - John Wayne Airport (JWA) has issued a call for Orange County-related visual artists to apply for exhibition slots in JWA's upcoming Community Focus Space (CFS) Program exhibition calendar. The CFS exhibits are solo-style exhibitions. Artists approved through this review process will be added to the existing exhibition calendar beginning in July 2014.

CFS exhibitions are presented prior to the security checkpoints and adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4 in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal, and are accessible to passengers as well as the general public. Each exhibition is approximately 30 days in duration, and is presented by JWA at no cost to the artist.

To qualify for consideration, artists need to have been born, raised, or educated in Orange County, or currently live, work or own property in Orange County.

Artist applications must be received by John Wayne Airport no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 15, 2013.  Artist application instructions and guidelines can be found on the John Wayne Airport website.

For more information on the John Wayne Airport Arts Program, please visit www.ocair.com/Terminal/Art or contact Mr. Jeffrey Frisch, Coordinator, John Wayne Airport Arts Program at (949) 252.5124 or jfrisch@ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue.  The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  More information can be found at www.ocair.com or at facebook.com/johnwayneairport or on twitter.com @johnwayneair.