Official Poster Design Contest: 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival


Venice MainStreet, Inc. is holding a contest for the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival official poster design. (The show will be held on November 5th & 6th, 2011 in Venice, FL).  The artist selected by the Design Committee will be awarded $500 for their design, along with a booth at the festival ($500 value, for a prize package worth $1,000).  The winning design will be featured as the official poster, which will be showcased on t-shirts* and in advertising**.  The winner will be expected to be available for an unveiling event on the evening of Thursday, November 3, 2011.


  • Original (unframed) artwork must be delivered to Collector’s Gallery and Framery (114 South Nokomis Avenue) by 5pm on Friday, September 16th.
  • The winner must also submit a high-resolution editable, working  digital file (for poster and merchandise production).
  • Finished poster size will be 22 x 28 (original does not need to be the same size).
  • The design should reflect a street scene/scape of historic downtown Venice at sunset.  (Copy that will be incorporated into the poster/merchandise will include “24th Annual Downtown Venice ArtFest”).

*there is a possibility that the design will be showcased on other merchandise, along with the  t-shirts.

**the design will be utilized in advertising done by Venice MainStreet, Inc.  Any advertising done by Howard Alan Events may not include the design.

Venice Crowd: 2010

Please contact us if you would like for us to send you the application!

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About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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