Every year, a quarter-million visitors make the trek to the “Pumpkin Capital of the World” for the world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. We are looking for a unique design to capture the essence of this unique festival and our coastal community. The winning artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage and other print and web based marketing materials. And of course will forever be a part of Half Moon Bay History. The winning Artist will have permission to use the piece for his/her portfolio. The winning Artist is often recognize by numerous press outlets, including recognition in news releases and the festival parade.
Competition Start and End: October 1, 2015 - September 10, 2016 Prizes: 1st Prize $1000.00 (one) - 2nd - $500.00 (one) - 3rd - $250.00 (one) “The People's Choice” - $250.00 (one) - Creativity $250.00 (one) Official Competition Requirements: The entry must meet the official design requirements, or the entry will not be in the competition.
Design & Entry Requirements:
Entry Size: 15.5" x 16.5"
Entry Design: Versatile for many high quality reproductions, including but not limited to: Large format printing,
Silk-screening, 1 and 2 spot-color hot stamping for glassware (2" x 2")
Words Required in Design: 47th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Entry File Format: Print Ready Vector based artwork: EPS or AI or PDF Color Mode: CMYK
Entries will be posted on web-site:hmbartpumpkin.comif a72 d.p.i JPG in RGB color profileis submitted with the official design entry (for the web, CMYK is NOT acceptible, as it is not seen on the internet; please use RGB mode ONLY, for the website).