Union Fair – Maine Wild Blueberry Festival launches 2023 Poster Contest
UNION — The Trustees of the Union Fair – Maine Wild Blueberry Festival are launching their annual contest to choose a design suitable for use in publicizing the 2023 Fair, July 26-30. Please note that deadlines have been changed for 2023.
Entries should reflect the themes of this traditional agricultural fair which include, but may not be limited to, blueberries, agriculture, fairs/carnivals, farm animals, 4-H, crafts, harness racing, etc. Posters should reflect both the aspects of a traditional Agricultural Fair and the Wild Blueberry Festival. Art work should be poster size, approximately 14” x 20” and need not include lettering, dates, etc.
Contest entries will be accepted from the public except individuals and family members of the Union Fair Trustees and Officers. The selected poster will be awarded a prize of $750. All rights to the selected design will become the property of the Union Fair. It is hoped that the artist will be available, but not required, to attend one or more days during fair week to be recognized and to sign posters, etc.
December, announcement of the competition
February 10: final date for submission of entries
March, announcement of winner
Medium is the artist’s choice but must be in color. Remember that the selected design will be utilized in the production of posters and other media so colors should be strong, design bold and graphic and avoid elements that do not reproduce clearly such as shading.
Entries may be submitted at any time until February 10, 2023 and should be delivered to:
Matthews Museum/ Union Fair -
C/O George R. Gross
P.O. Box 582
Union, Maine 04862
OR dropped off at: Union Town Office, Common Road, Union. Attn: Jay Feyler
By submitting work, you attest that all artwork is your own and you are free and clear to use and reproduce all reference material and that the artist assumes all responsibility for the same.
A winner may not enter and win in consecutive years. They may enter after a one year absence.
A SIGNED COPY OF THIS FORM MUST ACCOMPANY ALL ENTRIES!
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