GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking artists to submit original artwork for consideration in the 38th Annual National Shrimp Festival poster contest. This year’s Annual National Shrimp Festival presented by Zatarain’s will be held Oct. 8-11 in Gulf Shores.
The winning design will become the official 38th Annual National Shrimp Festival poster and becomes the official design for all festival merchandise.
The selected artist will receive one payment of $1,000. If under the age of 18, artist must have parents’ signature on contract to receive the prize money.
Criteria for poster consideration include that the poster theme be about art, food and music.
The words “38th Annual National Shrimp Festival” and “2009” must be included in artwork, and actual size of poster should not exceed 18 inches horizontally by 24 inches vertically.
An artist may only submit one piece of original artwork.
Those interested in submitting original artwork for consideration should contact Megan Smith at the Chamber of Commerce at (251) 968-7220, or e-mail email@example.com. Submission deadline is March 13