Poster Competition Criteria

Who May Enter

Competition is open to anyone who is a current member of the Glen Arbor Arts Center. Previous winners are eligible to submit again after 3 years.

Subject Matter

Subject matter must represent recognizable area scenes. Sites must be identified, preferably in title. Public appeal is important.

Submission of Artwork

Submissions will be accepted through our website only. Click here for online submission form.

All artwork must be original and previously unpublished. Two dimensional work in any medium is acceptable. This includes, but is not limited to: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, and collage. Photography and computer generated work are not acceptable.

Artists may submit up to two entries. There is no entry fee.

The art work should be a horizontal orientation approximately two units high by three units wide. Unframed maximum size not to exceed 48 inches in any direction and approximate minimum size of 12×18. For example, 11×14, 12×16 or 14×18 will be acceptable as long as it can be cropped a bit if necessary to fit the format. Please do not enter long very narrow paintings as they do not work well as a poster. Indicate dimensions of artwork in inches on the submission form. Image may be subject to slight cropping if deemed necessary to fit the poster format.

Upload highest possible quality reproduction under 1MB. Image file types are limited to jpg, gif, and png. Decision will be made from your reproduction.

Selecting the Winner

Submissions will be juried by the Manitou Music Festival Poster Committee. Finalists will be asked to deliver or send the original piece to the GAAC.

The artist whose work is selected for the poster will be required to agree that he/she will not exhibit the selected artwork or sell or otherwise disseminate any reproductions of it for a period of one year after the agreement form is signed and dated. The artist retains all other ownership rights of the original artwork.