Mathews Market Days Poster Contest

Mathews Market Days Poster Contest

This year, the Bay School is helping coordinate the Market Days Poster Contest.

The Mathews Market Days festival is held each year on the Friday and Saturday    following Labor Day.  A centerpiece of the festival is the official Market Days Poster, a limited edition, signed and numbered, collectible art print.

2018 Theme:    

Anchored in History…..Setting Sail for the Future. 

Mathews has a rich, multi-faceted history. Its legacy influences how we live today and will continue to shape our future.

Prize: $650.00 and ten (10) A/P posters

 Entry Specifications: 

The poster contest is open to all ages and levels of expertise; you need not live in Mathews County to enter;  there is no limit to the number of entries submitted by an individual. A $15.00 entry fee must accompany each entry application. Please make checks/money orders payable to:

                    MATHEWS MARKET DAYS

 All mediums (watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, etc.), collages or mixed media are accepted.  Finished artwork must be 18” x 24” vertical or horizontal.  All entries must be framed, ready to hang, with an entry form securely attached to the back. 

Applicants should remember that the winning entry should have a vision of their entries in “poster” form, however do not present your artwork in “poster” form; the Market Days Committee will select the typeface and wording to transform your work into a poster. 

 Application Deadline: 

Application and $15.00 entry fee is due no later than 5:00 PM on June 15, 2018.  One application and fee per entry. You can deliver the application to the Bay School.

Download the entire prospectus and entry form here.




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