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Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest

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37th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival

2018 Poster Contest

Visual artists and graphic designers are invited to create an entry for the 37th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio poster contest. The festival takes place from May 16-20, 2018 at the historic Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park. The winning entry will be used as the primary marketing image for the festival and will appear on promotional materials including event listings, website, social media, poster, t-shirt, and other related merchandise.

CATEGORIES

Middle School, High School, College, and Open

PRIZES

Overall winner: $1,000.00

Top Selection: $100 & Honorable Mention: $50 in each category

 

 

CONTEST GUIDELINES

ENTRY FEES

$15 entry fee for each artist in the College and Open categories.

Fee does not apply to Middle School and High School entries.

More than one entry may be submitted.

Payment can be made online or brought to the Guadalupe Main office. Checks should be made payable to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.

 

THEME

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.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

For initial submission: Required file formats include: JPEG at 72dpi (All mediums are acceptable but the submitted format must be in JPEG).

The Overall winner must be able to produce a vector file (eps) at 300dpi.

The final printed poster will be 22 inches x 28 inches;

The poster must include the words Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2018;

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The poster must be the submitting Entrant’s original, previously unpublished work and not contain any third party copyrighted material (including images and wording) unless the Entrant has written permission to use such copyrighted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.

 

DEADLINE

All artwork must be submitted by in person to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 723 S Brazos St., San Antonio, TX 78207 or online at: http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/tejano-conjunto-poster-contest/ (see form below) by 5:00pm Friday, January 26, 2018

 

JUDGING

Artwork will be judged by a panel of artists, curators, and arts administrators. Winners will be notified by February 12, 2018.

 

AWARDS PRESENTATION

The cash awards will be presented to the winning artists at the 37th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2017 Opening Night Ceremonies on Friday, May 18 at Rosedale Park.

 

AGREEMENT

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 and commercial products relating to the Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio.

Click here to download a printable flyer.


36th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival Poster Contest Winners

 


35th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival Poster Contest Winners

Overall Winner: Therese Spina
Top Selection Open Category: Fernando Andrade & Samuel Morales
Honorable Mention Open Category: Rae Cabello
Top Selection College Level: Eva Tamez
Top Selection High School: Christopher B. Garza
Honorable Mention High School: Caitlin Backus
Top Selection Middle School: Jennifer Herrera
Honorable Mention Middle School: Ana Davila


Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest Entry

    $15 entry fee for each artist in the College and Open categories. Fee does not apply to Middle School and High School entries. More than one entry may be submitted. Payments may be made in person at the Guadalupe Main Office, over the phone by calling 210-271-3151 (make sure to indicate that this is for the Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest) or mailed to: Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Attention: Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest 723 S. Brazos San Antonio, TX 78207. Please make checks payable to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.
  • 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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