By Ben Olson
Here’s how it works: Either cut out the cover and mount it on a backing of some type (this will help, since newsprint is not very friendly to wetness or paint) or go to our Facebook today and grab the digital file from our post.
Then, create a work of art and send to [email protected] no later than June 15 for consideration to our cover contest. The winner of the grand prize will have their cover printed on the ArtWalk issue of the Reader in late June. Also, they will receive a $100 gift certificate to Eichardt’s Pub, good for food and/or beer.
We also have a youth division for under 13 years old with a special prize, so don’t forget to tell those kiddos to get their markers ready.
Last year we left it up to you to come up with a theme. This year, we’re throwing you a bone.
Submissions can be sent in any medium – photography, illustration, painting, digital manipulation – but they must include the color red in some way. That’s it!
It’s best if you take a high resolution photograph of your work, but if you’re not able, please bring your submissions to the Reader office, 111 Cedar St. Suite 9 (slip under the door if no one is there). Best of luck, artists! Don’t forget to leave room for the Reader flag on the top of the page.
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