The Arts Consortium announces our 2018 Watermark magazine cover-art contest.
The winning artist will receive a $500 prize and will be featured in an article within our magazine. The winning submission will be featured as the cover of our annual publication. Elements from the winning design will be used throughout our publication and will help create a theme for our 2018 edition of Watermark.
The selected design may be reproduced and used in promotional work for our annual Taste the Arts Festival, in our magazine, on posters, t-shirts and other items that support the Arts Consortium. As such, judging criteria will include viability of sales potential.
Submissions should be originally designed by the artist and thematically related to the mission of the Arts Consortium, which celebrates Tulare County’s art, culture, and community.
Entry Deadline & Delivery
Entries may be delivered electronically to the Arts Consortium via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emails will include your:
First Name, Last Name,
Image file must be labeled: FirstNameLast Name_TTAposter17.
All entries must be received by: May 2, 2018.
All Central California artists are invited to submit a poster that embodies the theme of the Arts Consortium. No more than one design per artist.
Poster Dimension and File Requirements
Must be original design.
Poster size must be 11” x 17”.
Submissions must be in a .pdf (digital) format.
Winning artist must submit an un-flattened and editable version of design
The finished artwork must include
A sense of inclusivity for all art forms
Design elements to be included in the overall theme of our 2018 Watermark magazine
The Arts Consortium and Taste the Arts committee reserves the right to accept or reject all work submitted during this competition. The Arts Consortium accepts no liability for damaged or lost files/art works.
The winning entry becomes the property of the Arts Consortium. The artist releases the copyright of the design image, and the Arts Consortium reserves the right to unlimited reproduction, editing, and use of the image or parts of the image for arts festival materials and products for sale.
Artwork will be judged on the following:
The winner will be selected by an Arts Consortium appointed Committee, and is subject to the terms of this agreement.
Quality of Design and Adherence to Concept
Creativity and Originality of the Artwork
Notification of Winner
The Arts Consortium will announce the winner at its May membership meeting: May 14, 2017 at 5:30pm at 300 E. Oak St., Visalia, CA 93291
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