FARGO — Fargo’s Downtown Community Partnership and the Business Improvement District are looking for a range of artists to create images showcasing what makes downtown interesting year-round.

Artists will create banners with images highlighting the enjoyable aspects of Fargo living in different seasons.

According to a press release announcing the initiative, the artwork should be “vibrant,” “visually interesting” and “represent diversity, demonstrating the vibrancy of our community.” Artwork should not contain any words.

Applicants will submit a high-resolution (300 dpi) jpg, pdf or ai file of their art, along with an application form. All artwork, applications and release forms must be sent to chris@downtownfargo.com or president@downtownfargo.com by the end of the day Friday, March 12.

A subcommittee will select art that is high-quality, engaging and positive and won’t promote or advertise a particular community group or business. Art must translate well to a banner measuring 18 by 32 inches, and parts of the image may be altered to accommodate the surface.

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Individuals younger than 18 must have legal guardian approval to submit artwork. Legal guardians will sign an art application and release form for anyone under the age of 18.

Once a piece of artwork is selected, a graphic artist will review and work with the submitting artist to make adjustments to ensure the artwork fits on the design space.

Selected artists will be compensated with a $250 licensing fee for rights to use their image on the banner and in promotional materials.

Selections will be made by the end of the day on March 19.