NATCHITOCHES, LA – Artists are being sought to design the official 2013 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster.
The theme for the poster is ‘Natchitoches Tricentennial – 300 Years (1714-2014).’ Artists who would like to enter the contest should submit a drawing or painting to the Natchitoches Art Council using the chosen theme.
The artwork should be 18 inches wide and 24 inches tall in size. If chosen, the painting will become the exclusive property of the Natchitoches Art council. The chosen artist will receive a commission of $600. The deadline for entering the competition is Friday, June 28.
All entries should be submitted to Nancy McDowell, Community Development Office, 420 Fourth St, Natchitoches, LA, 71457. Numbered prints in the form of a poster will be available and on sale to the public some time in early October. All posters sell for $35 each. The 1980-2004 collage poster sells for $15. Small posters (3?’ x 5’) are $2 or two for $3. A set of 23 note cards with envelopes of the 1980-2002 poster (11’ x 17’) is $20.
For more information about the poster contest, call Karen Terrell at (318) 352-6925 of Nancy McDonald at (318) 357-3838.