Entries invited for Edmonds-based Bird Fest poster contest

    Last year's Bird Fest poster.

    Artists are invited to submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound birdlife to be used on the 2011 Puget Sound Bird Fest poster for promotion of the event taking place Sept. 9-11. The poster format is a 11-inch-by-17-inch portrait orientation. A $200 prize, sponsored by Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, will be awarded to the winner. The winner may display and offer for sale the framed original in the Edmonds Plaza Room at Puget Sound Bird Fest Sept. 10.

    The deadline for submission is May 27 and entries will be judged the week of June 6. Judges will include one each from Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, Edmonds Arts Commission and Puget Sound Bird Fest Steering Committee. The entry fee is $10 and there is a limit of one entry per person. Entrants must be 18 years or older. Please send the completed entry form, the entry fee, artwork in digital format (.TIFF or .JPG) on a CD/DVD;and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of CD. Make checks payable to City of Edmonds.

    For more information, contact Sally Lider at [email protected] or by calling 425-771-0227. The winner will be announced June 13.

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