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[BKARTS] Pardon Johnny Cash: 2009 Flower Pickin' Festival Poster Design Competition



2009 Poster Competition Call for Entries
Deadline: Entries must be Postmarked by June 12, 2009
The
Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival is an annual event that takes place
in Starkville, Mississippi where Johnny Cash was inspired to write the
song "Starkville City Jail". The event honors the spirit of redemption,
the depth, and humanity of Johnny Cash's life and music.

The
Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival "pardon committee" requests
submissions for the 2009 poster design competition. Designs will be
judged by a panel of artists and professionals. The poster will be
distributed both locally and regionally to promote the event, and may
be used as the design for festival T-shirts.

Artwork should include the following:
•    A reference to Johnny Cash and Starkville, Mississippi
•    Festival dates: October 16–18, 2009
•    www.pardonjohnnycash.com.

The
artist of the winning design will be awarded $300 and will receive 3
posters signed by the event's headliners. All submissions become the
property of the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival. All entries should
be original work and contain no copyrighted material. Multiple
submissions are allowed.

Submission Requirements:
•    Submit a hard copy of the artwork that is sized proportional to 16” x 20”. Artwork should be full-color, any medium.
•    Submit a PDF of the artwork on a CD marked with the applicant's name.
•    Provide contact information including e-mail, mailing address, & phone number
•
Entry Fee: Student fee: $5.00 per entry (must include a photocopy of
current ID to be accepted); Professional fee: $20.00 per entry.

View previous winning entries at the festival shop at pardonjohnnycash.com.

Submission packet contents should be properly packaged and shipped to:
Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival
Poster Competition
P.O. Box 6284
Mississippi State, MS 39762
For more information, visit the Pardon Johnny Cash website or contact Robbie Ward at pardonjohnnycash@xxxxxxxxxx

Ellen Knudson 
Crooked Letter Press 
Starkville, Mississippi
 www.crookedletterpress.com 
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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design 
College of Architecture, Art, and Design 
Mississippi State University

                                    
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