We are calling on visual artists to submit posters on issues affecting immigrants, from fighting back against SB4 to defending DACA and TPS. Artists will have the chance to win a $1,000 cash prize, copies of their poster printed and shared with social justice organizations across the country. Submit your art by midnight January 10, 2018 Eastern Standard Time.
Images of Resistance
Eligibility / Age Requirement: The contest is open to all persons over 14 years of age, professional artist or not, and regardless of immigration status or nationality. Employees of NDLON and Jolt, and their immediate family members, are not eligible. If participant is younger than 18 years old, parent or guardian signature is required.
To Submit Your Work: Upload your submission at: bastatexas.org/resistance-art/resistance-art-call
– Resolution required: 300 dpi (required for print)
– Size: 18” x 24” (standard for poster size; can be either vertical or horizontal display)
– File type: PDF is preferred, but will accept jpg and png
There is NO cost to participate. Material that is submitted will not be returned, and we are not responsible for lost, stolen, delayed, or damaged material.
Who can submit proposals: There must be an individual that submits the poster. Although the art can be the product of an individual or collective effort, there must be one person that will be the point of contact for all matters.
The Work Must Be Original / Copyright Rules: All submissions must be original pieces and 100% owned by the participants, and should not infringe upon the authorship or other rights of third parties. We reserve the right to request proof that your entry is an original piece. Non-compliance with this rule will be a disqualification of your entry. Participants retain all copyrights of their work without exception. By entering this art competition, you are granting us a non-exclusive perpetual license to reproduce your piece.
Repeat Entries / Multiple Submissions: There is no restriction in entering a poster that has been entered to previous competitions. Likewise, there are no restrictions to the number of contests an artist can submit work to, nor the number of pieces they can submit, nor the number of prizes they can win.
Submission Deadlines: All proposals must be submitted by January 10, 2018. The winner will be announced on the #BastaTexas website in the month of January. Posters can be submitted up until midnight Eastern Standard Time on the last day of the submission schedule posted. No submissions will be accepted past the posted deadline. We reserve the right to extend the deadline.
Winner / Prize Payments: Winner will be selected by a 10 member red-ribbon committee of Texas artists. Submissions will be judged based on composition, originality, and effectiveness in conveying a message. Cash prizes will be paid through PayPal or by check mailed to the winner within 14 days of the notification of winning.
Taxes: Winners shall be solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes.
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