Calling all artists; the Rivers and Spires Festival needs your submissions by October 25th, 2010 for the 2011 festival poster. The winner will receive a great deal of exposure throughout the event, as well as a $500.00 cash prize.
Whether you are an aspiring artist, professional graphic designer or art is your hobby; all people, from any location, are encouraged to apply. The selected artwork will be used on the 2011 Rivers and Spires promotional poster and will be distributed to over 100,000 people throughout Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee and surrounding areas.
The winner will not only have their masterpiece displayed on a poster for all to see, but aspects of the artwork will also be used on festival merchandise including the official Rivers and Spires t-shirt and program.
“Last year was our first year to sponsor the poster contest and there were several very talented artists in the running,” said Doug Barber, Festival Director. “This year, we are looking forward to once again seeing all the talent that is brought to the table.”
The final selection will be a standout piece that captures the spirit of the Rivers and Spires Festival and its impact on the arts and the community. The winning design will be chosen by a panel of professional artists and festival leaders. The 2010 winner, designed by Brandt Hardin, was selected because of its colorful design, whimsical appearance and inclusion of so many key pieces of the festival.
Along with the $500.00 prize, the winning artist will be recognized throughout the festival weekend (April 14th-16th, 2011) and receive a complimentary 10-foot-by-10-foot booth during the festival. All artwork must be your original creation and you are welcome to enter as many pieces as you would like.
You can go online and download all the rules, application and read more about last year’s winner at www.riversandspires.com.