2014 Santa Cruz County Fair Poster Art Submission


General Instructions

Open to all area artists, amateur and professional in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Southern Santa Clara Counties.

pdf Download full instructions & requirements here.

Create 17” x 24” poster art that reflects the 2014 theme “Sew It  Grow It  Show It”

Strong colorful imagery should be employed and final work needs to reflect the tradition and appeal of a classic county fair. Artwork must tie in to the 2014 theme.

Artists are encouraged to look at previous fair posters by using the following link for guidance http://www.santacruzcountyfair.com/poster-art.

Technical Specs / Final Artwork Requirements:

Electronic file:
300 dpi sized at 17 x 24 and saved as a layered tiff or Photoshop file (CS3 compatible). An 11 x 17 resized version at 300 dpi as a layered tiff or Photoshop file will also be required. Full bleed with live content ½ inch from all edges.

Origional Artwork
Final Poster may also be delivered on a high contrast medium sized at approximately 17” x 24”

Entry Information

Contest submission of electronic art should be made as a medium res jpeg through the Fair website (see below) and labeled with the artist’s name, postal address, phone number & email address.

Alternately the entry may be burned to a CD as a pc compatible jpeg and delivered to the Fair office at the same address as a hard copy entry. Hard copy artwork should be labeled with the above electronic submission information and mailed or hand delivered to: Fair Poster Contest, Santa Cruz County Fair, 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076. Attention Steve Stagnaro.

Deadline is February 28, 2014

The winning artist will earn a $750 cash prize.

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