5/15/2013 2:00:00 PM Artist Reminder: 2013 Pumpkinfest T-Shirt Design Contest
The Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta invites Maine artists to submit a design for this year's official festival t-shirt. The selected design will be featured on the back of the T-Shirt commemorating the Seventh Annual Pumpkinfest & Regatta, set for Oct. 5 to 14, and the artist will be awarded a $500 prize for the artwork.
To be eligible, the artist must be a Maine resident (year 'round or summer residents are eligible).
The selected t-shirt design and the artist's biography will be posted on the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta website and Facebook page, and will be released officially to Maine and regional media.
In addition to promotional media and prize money, the selected artist gains the satisfaction of seeing his/her artwork on t-shirts all over Maine and beyond.
To be considered, the artwork must: Be professional quality, original artwork (no photographs); include the words "2013 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta"; and represent the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta's family-friendly and festive nature.
While color is allowed, the design should avoid elements that do not reproduce clearly such as watercolor or shading. The finished design should be 12- by 13-inches in size.
The winning design will become property of the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta, and all rights of use must be released to the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta.
Design submissions should be in jpg/pdf files, and can be either emailed or put on a CD.
Artwork may be dropped off or mailed to: King Eider's Pub, PO Box 365, 2 Elm St., Damariscotta, 04543, Attn. Cynthia Weiss, or emailed to Cynthia at email@example.com.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 3. If you have any questions regarding the t-shirt design contest, please email Cynthia.
Pumpkinfest & Regatta is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote education to citizens of all ages regarding the specific agricultural science required to grow giant pumpkins, and to provide local non-profit organizations with opportunities for dissemination of information on their activities and fundraising.
For more information, visit http://www.damariscottapumpkinfest.com or follow us on Facebook or twitter, http://www.twitter.com/squashbuckler. Pumpkinfest is pleased to again have Down East Magazine as the official magazine sponsor for the festival.