Open Call To NC Residents To Become 2023 North Carolina Seafood Festival Commemorative Poster Artist
The North Carolina Seafood Festival, Inc. is sending an open call to North Carolina Artists to become their 2023 Commemorative Poster Artist. Over the past 36 years, the annual NC Seafood Festival Commemorative Poster has become a highly-anticipated collector’s item that has been shipped throughout the world.
In addition to receiving a monetary compensation, the winning artist will be invited to exhibit at the 37th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival in a complementary area and has the option of receiving additional profits from independent poster sales.
Artists interested in submitting artwork must be a North Carolina resident and the artwork must be an original work that has never been presented for public viewing. Content for the image may include depictions the seafood industry, scenes of coastal North Carolina or renditions of past North Carolina Seafood Festivals.
Submitted paintings should be 22" x 28" and turned into The North Carolina Seafood Festival, Inc. office located at 412 Evans Street, Suite D in Morehead City, N.C. Submissions will only be received Monday, October 17 - Friday, October 21, 2022 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. No entry will be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on October 21, 2022. Entries should be labeled with the artist’s name, address, phone number and email address with an artist portfolio and biography attached.
The North Carolina Seafood Festival, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization in Carteret County whose vision is to promote the positive social and economic impact of the seafood industry. To learn more about The North Carolina Seafood Festival, Inc. and stay updated on the 2022 festival scheduled for Sept. 30th – Oct. 2nd on the Morehead City Waterfront, visit www.ncseafoodfestival.org.