CALL FOR ARTISTS: Commemorative Poster Contest representing ArtsUnited’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. ArtsUnited proudly embraces 25 years of accomplishments and commitment to supporting, encouraging artists of all genres while diligently working on upcoming events and creating a medium for furthering unlimited possibilities for new and future artists.

DEADLINE:  Friday, February 23, 2024.  To upload your art, click on the SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK button.  You may submit up to 3 entries.

ENTRY FEE:  None.

PRIZE:  $500.  The winner of ArtsUnited’s first ever commemorative poster will receive a cash prize plus advertising of his or her artwork for a year.

RECOGNITION:  Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at our 25th Anniversary FUNdraiser Event at LIPS the poster will be unveiled. The winner will be notified early March that his or her artwork has been chosen.

ELIGIBILITY:  All entrants must be a member of ArtsUnited.  To get your membership or renewal, go to  https://artsunitedflorida.com/membership.

GUIDELINES:  The contest is open to ArtsUnited artists in a variety of mediums; painting, photography, mixed media and graphic arts. The artwork should demonstrate, represent, empower and embody the mission of ArtsUnited. The artwork must be vertical. The final poster size is 24 inches wide x 30 inches tall. The winning artwork will be printed in promotional and marketing materials for ArtsUnited, the artwork will be credited with the artist’s name on the final poster. It is not necessary to include any text or wording in the art itself referencing the anniversary, as the wording will be added digitally on the final poster.

OWNERSHIP / USAGE:  The winning artwork becomes the property of ArtsUnited, with full rights to print, sell, reproduce, modify, or use all or part of a design. The winning artwork posters may be printed by ArtsUnited to be sold, with ArtsUnited retaining all sales proceeds as part of its fundraising efforts in celebration of its 25th anniversary. All proceeds benefit ArtsUnited exclusively and the winning artist acknowledges the prize and promotion as full compensation by entry.

JUDGES:  Each entry will be judged by a panel of experts, and the Poster Contest Winner will be judged on creativity and originality.  Best of luck to all of our LGBTQ submission applicants. ArtsUnited is here for you as a platform to bring awareness and attention to the talents, visions and inspiration of LGBTQ+ artists. You do more than create art, you remind the world why, no matter what, it is a beautiful place to be.  We welcome you and thank you for contributing to ArtsUnited’s commitment to creating opportunities for the best and brightest of our LGBTQ+ artists. We are excited and humbled by our members and aspiring new members. You are the inspiration. Artists are angels on earth that bring light to the world. Because of you, we all win.

Thank you for being a part of the wonder and whimsical that unites us all.