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Sunday, March 8th, 2009
Call for Entries: 2009 Shrimporee Poster Artist


See Entry Guidelines Below:

There is no theme for this year’s entries.  All artists’ entries will be given FULL consideration.

Release of rights: 

Each artist will be asked to sign a release of all production rights to the entry at the time of entry delivery to the Chamber of Commerce.  Following the judging committee, only the chosen winning entry for a given year is bound by this agreement.

Each piece of work must be completed, signed, original and ready for reproduction.

Your artwork should be formatted to allow a poster reproduction measuring 20” x 30” in a vertical or horizontal rendition. 

This will allow for maximum exposure of the artwork in the poster.  No photo art or reproduction art will be accepted.



Deadlines:

 

All original pieces of artwork must be submitted to the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce at 130 W. Goodnight in Aransas Pass, Texas by no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 13, 2009.Each entry should be delivered with a dust cover, and you may provide an easel.

Poster committee to make final selection on March 18, 2009.

All original pieces of artwork must be picked up at the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 20, 2009.

A committee selected by the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will judge entries. No artists, relatives of artists or an employee of an artist or anyone associated with artist in a manner that will cause a conflict of interest shall be appointed to the Judges Committee.

The winning artist will be notified by telephone on March 19, 2009.

The Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce will advertise andhold a reception and Signing Party for the selected artist on: a date to be determined with completion of printing of posters.  The reception will be done prior to Shrimporee ’09.


The winning artist will receive 30 copies of the finished poster for personal use after the 2009 Shrimporee festival.

The winning artist will receive the original artwork for personal sale.

 

NOTE:  Failure to follow these guidelines willresult in disqualifications of the artist from the contest.  Any questions should be addressed to the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce, 361-758-2750.