2024 North Carolina Seafood Festival Commemorative Poster Contest
Open Call to North Carolina Artists
The North Carolina Seafood Festival, Inc. is sending an open call to North Carolina Artists to become their 2024 Commemorative Poster Artist. Over the past 37 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 38th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival to be held October 4th - 6th, 2024, 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 of 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 office located at 412 Evans Street, Suite D in Morehead City, N.C. Submissions will only be received Monday, November 27th - Friday, December 1st, 2023 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. No entry will be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on December 1, 2023. Entries should be labeled with the artist’s name, address, phone number and email address with an artist portfolio and biography attached.