Submission process: In addition to filling out this application, send a digital, unedited and unfiltered photo of your entry of artwork in a vertical (portrait) layout in your chosen medium of 16x20 to JoyceTStrand50@gmail.com with “2019 POSTER CONTEST” in the subject line by no later than [Tuesday, September 3.] The selection committee will notify two semi-finalists by [Tuesday, September 10] that they have been selected. The two semi-finalists will then deliver the original art for final review and selection to Hatfield Creek Winery, 1625 Highway 78, Ramona. The committee will announce the finalist on Friday, September 13].
Content: Art MUST include dominant representation of wine and art; MAY also include Ramona hills or anything that represents or says “Ramona,” painted wine barrels, representation of Begent Ranch, musicians, gourmet food, artist booths, barrel auction, etc.
Do not write anything on the art. We will add information when we print the posters and prints.
Winning Award: The winning artist will receive free booth space and four Passport tickets, two of which are transferrable, to the 2019 Ramona Art and Wine Festival. In addition, the artist’s name will be displayed visibly on the posters and signed on the prints. The Festival will also publicize the winning artist in a press release, the festival program, and other promotional outreach.
Runner Up: The runner-up will receive two, transferable, passport tickets.