From the “Cool Goings-on Desk”:

The Grand Avenue Arts & Small Business District is holding a logo design contest for the 4th Annual Grand Avenue Festival, scheduled for October 20, 2012.  The purpose of the contest is to create a unique logo representing the Grand Avenue Festival by letting artists show their creativity and style. The winning design will be featured on all promotional materials including; festival brochures, posters and a variety of community advertisements.  Additionally, the winning artist will receive their name or business entity acknowledged on the festival brochure as an in-kind sponsor.   

About the Festival:  The focus of the festival is to explore the history of Lower Grand and spotlight adaptive re-use projects and sustainability in the neighborhood. This celebration honors the local arts and small businesses, and encourages recycling and re-use so please be mindful of our mission when designing your submission. 

Eligibility: The contest is open to everyone 18 years of age and older, or with a parent’s consent for younger gifted individuals.

Submission Requirements: Preferred file type is .ai or a vector .eps (will accept .pdf, .jpg, .tif but they must be highquality, minimum of 300 dpi at a physical size of 3″ x 3″); all fonts must be converted to outlines; logo submissions must print well as both color or black & white

Entry Info and Deadline: Contest entries must be received no later than 5pm, August 3rd, 2012, for consideration.  The festival planning committee will notify the winner no later than August 10th, 2012. Contest entries should be sent to

Intellectual Property Rights: The winning designs submitted for this contest become the property of Grand Avenue Arts & Small Business District and the Grand Avenue Merchants Association (GAMA). By submitting the design, the entrant warrants that the work is original and free of all copyright or other encumbrances that would prevent its use by the Grand Avenue Arts & Small Business District and GAMA for any of the intended purposes.

Privacy and Personal Data: Submissions are confidential until the completion of judging and until the announcement of the winner. Only the submissions of the winner will be disclosed and published. The designs and all personal data of all other submissions will be kept confidential, other than announcing the total number of submissions received. 

Questions: All artists and their suggestions are welcome! For more information, please contact

Feel free to share this announcement !  Here’s a PDF of contest entry requirements or you can visit the Grand Avenue FB  Events page.


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