Call for Artists!

December 14, 2014

call for artists

The Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest, now in its 10th year, is seeking Whatcom County, Washington, artists to design the 2015 placards.

  • Four artists will each produce 6 to 7 pieces of original art to illustrate winning poems.
  • The project will take place in April of 2015.
  • Artists will need to complete illustrations in a three-week period.
  • Artists will receive a $200 stipend and exposure on buses and all community sites where poems are displayed.
  • Artists will also have the opportunity to contribute art in future years.
  • Artists will retain all rights to artwork.

To view past placards, designed by Egress Studio, go to the Boynton Blog Winners page and click on a poem title.

The Contest is also seeking artwork for the cover of the 10-year anthology of winning poems. Artists’ submissions will be considered for this cover art as well.

To be considered, submit three photos of your artwork along with your contact information to BoyntonPoetryContest@hotmail.com. Submissions will be accepted December 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015. Selected artists will be notified by February 15, 2015.

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2 Responses to “Call for Artists!”

  1. Connie Walle Says:

    Only Whatcom County? 

    • jik Says:

      Hi Connie….Yes, the Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest is open to Whatcom County poets and the call for artists is open to Whatcom County artists.


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