Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s 41st Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival Poster Contest

Calling All Gulf Coast Artists!
2022 Biloxi Seafood Festival Art Contest Graphic

The Biloxi Chamber of Commerce began it’s search for the next Biloxi Seafood Festival T-Shirt/Poster Design this week.  Entries for the 41st Biloxi Seafood Fest poster will be accepted April 1-June 23, 2022, 4:00 p.m. at Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Office, 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

The 41st Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival will be held in September 10th & 11th, at the Biloxi Town Green. The theme of the Biloxi Seafood Festival is a celebration of the history and heritage of the seafood and maritime industry.

The selected winner will receive $500, 10 unsigned prints, 5 t-shirts and booth space at the 41st Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival.

Seafood Fest

  1. Art may be submitted digitally to Rachael@mscoastchamber.com. With the subject line: BILOXI SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ART CONTEST Art may also be submitted to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503.
    2. Each artist may submit up to two (2) entries for consideration in any medium (graphic design is also accepted).
    3. No entry fee required to participate.
    4. No size restrictions but artwork must be able to be reproduced in 36”x24” poster size.
    5. Artist should note we are looking for creative, artistic work that depicts the City of Biloxi and the seafood industry. To view samples of past work, we encourage you to visit the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Store at www.biloxi.org.
    6. The design must be suitable for poster and t-shirt reproduction.
    7. Entry deadline is Wednesday, June 23, 2022, 4:00 p.m.
    8. The decision of the judges is final.
    9. The artist submitting the winning design will be awarded $500.00 and five free shirts and 10 unsigned posters for his/her own use, but the original artwork will legally become the sole property of the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Seafood Festival for its permanent collection and for reproduction.
    10. Winning artwork will be unveiled at a date to be determined.
    11. The artwork and any duplication thereof will be the sole property of the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce. The Biloxi Seafood Festival will also retain the right to use the artist’s name in present and future promotional activities for the Biloxi Seafood Festival. The Biloxi Seafood Festival Committee will determine the number of posters, tee shirts and price for each.

Organizers of the event include the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce and the City of Biloxi. For a complete list of rules and regulations visit www.mscoastchamber.com or call 228-604-0014.

Contact Rachael Seymour Kiesling at rachael@mscoastchamber.com for further information.

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