Friday, March 06, 2009

2009 Poster Competition

If Clouds Could DanceThe City of Santa Fe Arts Commission announces a call for entries for the 2009 City Different Poster Competition. Santa Fe artists are invited to submit a two-dimensional work of art suitable to be featured as the City’s annual poster. All entries will be judged on artistic quality and their ability to effectively represent market and promote Santa Fe as a creative city. The winning artist will receive $1,000 and 250 posters. The City poster is a marketing tool for the City and the winning artist.

Entry forms can be picked up at 125 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 100, or downloaded from the Commission's website. The deadline for receipt of entry forms is Monday, April 13, 2009. Artworks must be delivered to City Council Chambers, 200 Lincoln Avenue, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 2009 for the judging. Participating artists are invited to have their artworks exhibited in City Hall from April 17 – May 29.

For more information, or to request an entry form, contact the Arts Commission at (505) 955-6707.

Photo: "If Clouds Could Dance" by Thea Witt was selected as the 2008-2009 poster.

The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission (SFAC), an agency within the municipal government of the City of Santa Fe, provides leadership by and for City government in supporting arts and cultural affairs. The SFAC also recommends programs and policies that develop, sustain and promote artistic excellence in the community. For more information contact the SFAC at 505-955-6707, email, or by fax 505-955-6671.

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