2015 Poster/T-Shirt Contest

2015 Poster/T-Shirt Contest
$2,000 First Prize - $500 Second Prize - $250 Third Prize
Each year the Allentown Village Society holds a competition to select the official design that will be
featured on our marketing materials for our annual Art Festival which includes the printing of our Festival
Poster, Show Guide Brochure and the Screen Printing of our T-Shirts.
When planning your artwork it is important that you recognize that our judges will
be making their decisions based on Quality of Design, Creativity and Orginality
of Artwork and Reproducibility in all three formats, Festival Poster, Show Guide
Brochure and Screen Printed T-Shirts.
Information regarding the design details is sent to all area secondary schools and
colleges. Also this information is sent to art supply stores, art galleries, fine artists
and graphic artists who are listed in the phone book, previous winners as well as all
local newspapers.
Anyone is welcome to enter up to two designs and may get more information by
visiting our website at: www.allentownartfestival.com
DEADLINE: March 14, 2015 (no exceptions)
Four Items Must Appear In Your Design
1. 58th Annual Allentown Art Festival (predominant, preferably near top)
2. Saturday, June 13th (large) - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (smaller)
Sunday, June 14th, 2015 (large) - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (smaller)
3. Produced and Presented by the Allentown Village Society, Inc.(Cultural not-for-profit organization)- (smallest)
4. Buffalo, NY
Poster Size: Vertical 14” x 22”
Color/Printing: 1 - 6 Spot Colors or Process Color.
Other Instructions: Designs must be entirely original. You may submit up
to (2) designs. Your name, address and two (2) telephone numbers must be
predominantly mounted in a sealed envelope on the back of your entries.
If attending a school, please indicate which one.
If your artwork is selected and was computer generated you must provide us with a
EPS vector file no larger than 30MB created in either Adobe Illustrator or CorelDraw
along with your hard copy.If your media type is painting, drawing, etc your entry must be camera ready.
DELIVER TO: Allentown Village Society, 435 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 in person. If it is
necessary or if you wish you can to mail your design(s), send to: Allentown Village Society, Inc., PO Box
1566, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14205 (must be postmarked by midnight March 13, 2015)
DROP OFF HOURS: Friday, March 13, 5-6 PM and Saturday, March 14, 10 AM - 1 PM.
“Non winning posters can be picked up on Saturday April 4th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM”.
NOTE: The winning design becomes the “exclusive” property of the Allentown Village Society (AVS). By
entering this contest, you are giving the AVS the “exclusive” rights to the use of the winning design and
you will transfer ownership for copyright purposes. The winning design will be used on our poster, show
guide brochure, T-Shirt or wherever we deem appropriate.
QUESTIONS: Call Poster Chairperson at (716) 692-1887 or E-mail: [email protected]
Allentown Village Society, Inc
A volunteer not-for-profit organization