Calling all artists - Foley Mardi Gras krewe hosts poster contest


The Krewe du Cirque Society of Foley is hosting a poster art contest. Local artists are invited to submit original artwork for the chance to win a cash prize. The first place winning entry will be reproduced as a limited edition poster and advertisement. The posters will be sold at the Halloween Masquerade Ball fundraiser on Oct. 20. Entries are due by Sept. 8. Contest Rules:

1.) Only original artwork will be considered. Reproductions are not eligible

2.) The deadline to submit artwork is Monday, Sept. 8. No entries will be accepted after this date. The winner will be notified by Sept. 15.

3.) Overall poster size (image plus border) must be at least 16x20

but no larger than 18x 24.

4.) No logos of any kind, including the Krewe Du Cirque insignia, may appear in the design.

5.)The phrases "Halloween Masquerade Ball 2018," “October 20, 2018,” and “Foley Civic Center” must appear as part of the poster. No overlays allowed.

6.)Artists may sign his or her work.

7.) Artwork should be mounted on a foam board or poster board or framed so that it may stand up for judging. Artist is responsible for protecting the image surface if that is a concern.

8.) The winning entry will be the artwork that best captures the spirit and essence of the Halloween Masquerade Ball fundraiser. Keep in mind the poster is most likely a souvenir for guests who attend and may be placed on a t-shirt or other items.

9.)An artist is allowed more than one entry but only one piece of artwork can win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place. The non-winning entries may be eligible for other prizes.

10.) The judges’ decision is final

11.) The 1st place original artwork and all image reproductions will become the property of the Krewe du Cirque Society of Foley.

12.) Any active member of the Krewe du Cirque is excluded from the contest.

13.) Artists with completed works should Contact 251-747-0404 for a drop off location before the deadline.