SAN ANTONIO (May 4, 2017) – Though the confetti has just cleared and San Antonio is preparing for summertime, the Fiesta San Antonio Commission continues planning for the 2018 Fiesta San Antonio by requesting submissions for the 2018 Official Fiesta Poster Contest.
San Antonio and area artists are invited to participate in this annual competition to create a piece that represents the unique style and imagery of Fiesta San Antonio and reflects the excitement and spirit of the Alamo City’s favorite Party With A Purpose.
Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. May 31, 2017.
Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. May 31, 2017. Entries must be submitted before the deadline to the Fiesta Commission Office, 2611 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78215. Office hours are Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, and 8:30am-12:30pm on Fridays.
Ten semifinalists will be selected before an overall winner is selected. The winning artist will receive $4,000 in two installments of $2,000, be honored at the Fiesta San Antonio 2018 Poster Unveiling, and be recognized in the Fiesta 2018 Magazine.
The winning artist must be available for certain poster signing, press interviews and public appearances from October 2018 through April 2018. Fiesta 2018 dates are April 19 -29.
For a detailed list of contest rules and information, visit fiestasanantonio.mystagingwebsite.com. For more information call 210.227.5191 ext. 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
About the Fiesta San Antonio Commission
The Fiesta® San Antonio Commission Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer, self-supporting organization that plans, promotes, coordinates, and preserves Fiesta® San Antonio through support of its Participating Member Organizations in presenting a safe, educational, annual celebration of the diverse heritage, culture and spirit of San Antonio for its residents and visitors.
Fiesta® San Antonio is a fusion of arts, heritage and culture and culminates every year in April— to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. Taking place over 11 days each April, Fiesta literally has something for everyone with more than 110 events ranging in highlights from music, food, sports and pageantry to military and patriotic observances, exhibits, parades, Fiesta® Royalty and more.
Fiesta is also the “Party with a Purpose” because more than 100 local nonprofit organizations and military units create the more than 100 terrific events that take place over 11 days. Those nonprofit organizations spend the rest of the year giving back to the community of San Antonio.