Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art announces poster competition

  • Friday, February 14, 2014

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art is now accepting entries until March 17 for its poster design competition to advertise their 24th annual event. The winning design will be used in promotional materials, including a poster and tee shirts that will be sold during the festival. The winning designer will take home $300.

Only original artwork submitted by the artist or artist’s representative will be accepted for this competition. Artists can submit two entries, but artwork must not have been previously exhibited in any Horry or Georgetown County or City program. Artists can submit in one of three categories: 8th Grade and below, 9th – 12th Grades and Adult. Artists can choose from paint, markers, photography, digital art, crayons, and chalk.

A panel of arts professionals will make the final selection based on specifications, design and marketability. The winning image will be produced as the cover for the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art’s program books and will also be produced as the festival poster. The winning image, an original signed by the artist, will be auctioned at the 15th Annual Pawleys Island Wine Gala, with all proceeds going to the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art.

In addition to the $300 cash prize, the winning artist will receive two all access passes to the festival, 10 posters and national recognition via publicity surrounding the 24th annual event.

For contest details and additional information, please visit or call 843- 626-8911.The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art, features two weeks of cultural entertainment and musical performances as well as the Culinary Symphony and Pawleys Island Wine Gala that serve as fundraisers for the event. For more information on the Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art, visit them online at


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