Call For Artists: 2012 JazzFest Volunteer T-Shirt Design Contest

JazzFest 2012 is looking for submissions from visual and graphic artists interested in submitting original artwork for the 2012 Volunteer T-Shirts.

Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2012.

800+ volunteers would wear the shirt bearing your design at the festival. The winner of this contest will receive four VIP passes for entry to the Sponsor Lounge and a special backstage visit to the main stage.

“I can’t complain, but sometimes I still do.” -Joe Walsh

2012 JazzFest performer Joe Walsh is presented through a generous gift from Midcontinent Communications.

Guideline for submissions*:

  • Artwork of all mediums may be submitted with the understanding that it must be convertible to a four-color vector file.
  • Artwork and its elements must be original by the submitter and must not have been previously used for other commercial work.
  • Artwork should not exceed a print space of 10″v x 12″w on the front and back. No sleeve art will be accepted.
  • Submissions must include artists name, email, phone number and address. You may also include a brief artist statement.
  • All artwork MUST be sent in a basic 300 dpi JPG format on a CD and mailed to: JazzFest Art Contest, PO Box 1285, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 or emailed to Higher resolution art will be necessary at a later date ONLY if your artwork is selected.
  • Winning artwork may be adjusted or altered for the final conversion printing.
  • Please keep in mind that while we will not censor any submissions, artwork should be appropriate in nature for all audiences.
  • A confirmation of receipt email will be sent within 48 hours. If you do not receive a confirmation email within that time period, please re-send or call 605-335-6101.
  • The winner will be announced by June 15, 2012.
  • Winning artwork will become property of the Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society. JazzFest is not obligated to use any of the submitted entries.
  • If you have questions, please contact Brienne Maner at 605-335-6101 or

*FINE PRINT: SFJB and JazzFest name and logos are copyright of Sioux Falls Jazz and Blue Society. All artwork using names, logos or representing the organization and festival must be authorized and sold by SFJB and/or Sioux Falls JazzFest.

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