The North Carolina Seafood Festival is sending an open call to North Carolina Artists to become their 2018 Commemorative Poster Artist. Over the past 31 years, the annual Commemorative Poster has become a highly anticipated collector’s item that has been shipped throughout the world.
In addition to receiving a monetary compensation, the winning artist will be invited to exhibit at the 32nd Annual NC Seafood Festival in a complimentary area and has the option of receiving additional profits from independent poster sales.
Artists interested in submitting artwork must be a North Carolina resident, and the artwork must be an original work that has never been presented for public viewing. Content for the image may include depictions the seafood industry, scenes of coastal North Carolina, or renditions of past NC Seafood Festivals.
Submitted paintings should be 22 inches x 28 inches and turned into the Festival office (412 Evans Street, Suite D, Morehead City) the week of October 23-27 from 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM. All paintings must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, October 27th. Entries should be labeled with the artist’s name, address, phone number, and email address with an artist portfolio and biography attached.
For a complete list of competition rules, click HERE.