Newcastle 25th Anniversary Poster Contest
Posted on 05/10/2019

Calling all Newcastle artists! We’re seeking your vision, creativity and skill to create a special poster honoring the City of Newcastle’s 25th anniversary.

The 2019 City of Newcastle Poster Contest provides residents the chance to have their art displayed as part of the City’s 25th anniversary celebrations. Entries should reflect the theme Honoring Our Past, Shaping our Future

The contest is open to all City of Newcastle residents. The top entry in each category will receive a prize. The poster(s) may be used for City of Newcastle 25th anniversary promotional purposes. Help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary by submitting your design!

Learn more about the history of the City of Newcastle at newcastlewa.gov/history.

CONTEST RULES

Submitted artwork must incorporate the text below to be eligible:

— City of Newcastle
— 25th Anniversary
— 1994 - 2019
— Honoring Our Past, Shaping Our Future

Size of entry must be 11” x 17” or have an aspect ratio of 1.54:1. Orientation may be landscape or portrait.

The artwork may use any medium (painting, drawing, photography, digital art, etc.) as long as it is two-dimensional. Required text should be easily read. 

For digital art or graphic design submissions, the design must be at least 300 dpi and RGB color, and all fonts must be embedded. All digital or graphic designs must be submitted as a JPEG or PDF to kimv@newcastlewa.gov.

Entrants must provide all requested personal information on the City of Newcastle Poster Contest Submission Form. Only two submissions per resident allowed.

Entries must be submitted by June 10, 2019, and follow all contest guidelines for consideration.

The contest is open to City of Newcastle residents of all ages. Each submission must be original artwork.

Submission categories include:

— Elementary (pre-K - 5th grade)
— Middle/High School (6th - 12th grade)
— Adult
— Collaborative (multiple artists who design one submission)

All submissions become the property of City of Newcastle and will not be returned.  Submit all entries to Newcastle City Hall, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056 by June 10, 2019 at 5 p.m. Newcastle City Hall is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contest winners will be notified by June 20 and announced publicly by July 4, 2019. 

Questions? Please contact kimv@newcastlewa.gov.

Download: City of Newcastle Poster Contest Submission Form (PDF)

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