Submissions accepted for Bay Days poster contest
Hampton Bay Days is accepting entries of designs for the poster contest for the 30th Annual Festival until 4 p.m. June 1.
The contest is open to all amateur and professional artists. The winner’s artwork will be the official poster of the the city’s largest annual festival. The winner will also receive $250 cash in addition to 50 percent of the proceeds of the auctioned original work.
The contest winner will also receive a complimentary booth at the festival, which takes place from Sept. 7-9, to sell original artworks.
Each entry has a charge of $35. Artwork submitted must be original. Traditional and nontraditional interpretations are welcome. Any work submitted should be representative of the downtown Hampton waterfront and surrounding communities, according to the press release. No computer-generated works are eligible.
“We are extremely excited about bringing back the poster contest for this year, especially since it is our 30th anniversary,” Bay Days Board of Directors member Page Kremp said in a press release. “The official event poster is one of the most anticipated symbols of Bay Days. We look forward to receiving a host of wonderful and creative submissions.”
All entries should be mailed to Cyndi Masterstaff, Hampton Parks and Recreation, 22 Lincoln St., Fifth Floor, Hampton, VA, 23669