2014 Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest
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2014 Tejano Conjunto Festival Poster Contest
We invite artists of all ages to participate in the 2014 Tejano Conjunto Festival Poster Contest for a chance to represent the renowned 33rd Annual event and win $1000! Your work will be posted throughout the city of San Antonio and shared on the GCAC’s website and social media outlets.
Overall Winner: $1,000.00 and their selection becomes the official poster commemorating the 33rd Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio 2014. The Top Selection in each category receives $100.00; Honorable Mention in each category receives $50.00.
1.) Middle School
2.) High School
4.) Open to Public
The cash awards will be presented to the winning artists at the 33rd Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2014 Opening Night Ceremonies on Friday, May 16th at Rosedale Park.
$15 entry fee; does not apply to Middle School and High School entries.
Payments may be paid online when you upload your entry form or in person at:
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Main Office
723 S. Brazos
San Antonio, TX, 78207
M-F from 9:00am – 5:00pm &
Sat from 12:00pm – 5:00pm.
Checks should be made payable to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.
Payment due at time of entry form submission.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Applicants may either fill out the official entry form online (see below) or download a copy and submit in person. All entry forms must be accompanied by entry fee (excludes middle & high school students) and copy of participant’s work.
More than one entry may be submitted.
Teachers submitting for students should call for special arrangements. See contact info. below.
The previous year’s winner must skip a year before entering the contest again (i.e., no one can win two years in a row).
To submit your poster in person, please download an application form here >>
Conjunto Music – Traditional music born in South Texas whose main instruments include the button accordion, bajo sexto, bass and drums. All the instruments do not need to be represented in the artwork but keep in mind that we are looking for a colorful, creative interpretation of conjunto music.
Required file formats: JPEG at 72dpi (All mediums are acceptable but the submitted format must be in JPEG).
The final printed poster will be 22 inches x 28 inches;
The poster must include the words Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2014;
The poster must be original, creative, innovative and unique;
The poster must be the submitting entrant’s original, previously unpublished work and not contain any third party copyrighted material (including images and wording) unless the entrant has written permission to use such copyrighted material.
Do not sign the artwork, as this is not conducive to impartial judging.
Photos of Your Submission:
If you need help getting a digital copy of your submission you may come to the GCAC offices (723 S. Brazos) to have your print photographed by a member of our staff. You can come anytime between 12:00pm and 7:00pm either Wednesday, Feb.26 or Thurs., Feb. 27.
All artwork must either be posted online or submitted to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 723 S. Brazos St., San Antonio, TX 78207 by the NEW deadline – March 11, 2014.
Artwork will be judged by a panel of the city’s top artists and curators. Winners will be notified by April 1, 2014 and announced to the public on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Monica Sosa:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-271-3151.
Submitting a poster to this contest serves as an agreement with the rules and guidelines stated herein. The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will retain ownership of the overall winning poster and image and assumes the right to reproduce the winning poster for any purpose it deems fit including any and all publicity relating to the Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio.