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Pacific Coast Fog Fest Poster Contest
For SF Bay Area artists

FOG FEST ORGANIZING GROUP, INC. & SANCHEZ ART CENTER Announce Pacific Coast Fog Fest Poster Contest

April 8–June 1, 2017

The Contest: Artists may submit up to three works. They should be two-dimensional, portrait-oriented original works of art (scalable to between 11 x 17 and 8.5” x 11”). The winning artwork will be used as the official poster for the 2017 Pacific Coast Fog Fest. Suggested themes: coastal, beach, surfing, music, art, mountains, mermaids, and/or Pacifica’s 60th Birthday Celebration, which is the Fog Fest parade theme this year. Artists are strongly encouraged to review past Pacific Coast Fog Fest Posters for themes and ideas. Please see (About Us/Poster Gallery). The artwork submission period will begin April 8 and end June 1, 2017.

Eligibility: Artists must be 18 or older and must reside or work in one of the following Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma.

Jurors: Sanchez Art Center and the Fog Fest Organizing Group, Inc. (FFOG, Inc.) will choose the winning artwork.

Prize: The winning artist will receive a $1,000 prize from the Fog Fest Organizing Group, Inc. The artwork will be used for Fog Fest posters and other printed materials, and portions of the artwork may be used as graphics on souvenir items. Artists are encouraged to sign their works, as this will be a very visible piece, and the Fog Fest Organizing Group and Sanchez Art Center wish to allow the winning artist to take full advantage of this opportunity.

Entry Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 11:00 pm Pacific Daylight Savings Time.
To Enter: Register and create a profile on CAFE for free at

Entry Fees: A nonrefundable $15 entry fee per image submitted is required at the time of entry (i.e., $15 for one image, $30 for two images, and $45 for three images).

Deadline: 06-01-2017
Sanchez Art Center
Pacifica, CA

Contact: linette morales
Phone: 650.355.1894

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