DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival Poster Contest
ASSOCIATED LOUISIANA ARTISTS, partnering with THE PARKINSON FOUNDATION, invite local artists to participate in the Poster Design Contest for the Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival.
Deadlines: There is no age limit, and entries will be accepted Wednesday, March 1st to Wednesday, March 15th between 12 and 5 pm at the Gallery by the Lake, 106 West Pryce Street, Lake Charles. No entries will be accepted at any other times.
Cost of Entry: $5.00 cash, each entry. Limit 3 entries per person.
Specifications: ALL ENTRIES MUST BE ORIGINAL that is, conceived by the artist and no copyrighted work, in whole or part will be accepted. Works submitted must have the words “Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival 2017”, and should have images of crawfish, Lake Charles, and SWLA themes. All media, except photography and digital will be accepted. Work should be no larger than 16 x 20”, and unframed but ready to hang by using wire and screw eyes on canvas backs, and paper sheets should be mounted on foam core. All artwork must include the artist’s name, address, phone number and email. . No enhanced digital images will be accepted. Only the lettering of the poster may be digitally done.
Prize and Publicity: The winning entry will be reproduced on the annual festival poster which will be used for promotions and collectors’ items. The winning artist will receive a monetary prize and be featured at ArtWalk 2016, at the Gallery by the Lake. A Popular Vote Prize will also be awarded.
JUDGING: Judging will be from the original work only. All artists’ names will be covered.
Rights and Reserves: By submitting an entry, the winning artist agrees to transfer all copyrights to the DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival and its parent company to use in promotion, to make any requested changes upon review of the design, if needed, to improve upon the clarity or print quality of the submitted work in order to preserve the DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival brand.
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