Poster Art Contest 2018

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Call for Poster Artwork Entries for the 2018 Morro Bay Harbor Festival

You are invited to set sail with your imagination and create a poster design in honor of the 37th annual Morro Bay Harbor Festival, set for October 6st 2018. The theme for 2018 is “Celebrate the Sea’s Bounty” focusing on Morro Bay’s Harbor, Estuary and Community.

Special Recognition and a $250 Cash Prize will be awarded to the artist whose entry is selected as the official 2018 Harbor Festival poster including:

credit in the 2018 Media Press Releases, a photo and feature on the 2018 web site, and your artwork will show case your name(whenever applicable) on Harbor Festival merchandise, apparel, and printed material. Entries should be accompanied by digital files of the artwork in Jpeg and PDF formats.

The judges will be seeking a festival maritime design. The winning design will lend itself to adaptation, in whole or in part, for use on a variety of marketing collateral pieces, from newspaper & magazine ads to t-shirts, brochures & rack cards, & the like. The selection committee—the judging panel—comprises the five directors of Morro Bay Harbor Festival Inc., and its advertising advisors. The winning artist will be notified on or before May 15, 2018. All entry originals will be available for return (after May 30th, 2018) at the Morro Bay Harbor Festival office, 895 Napa Ave., Suite A-3, Morro Bay, Ca. 93442. For more information please call the Morro Bay Harbor Festival office at (805) 772-1155, email us at or visit our website at

Good Luck!



The Morro Bay Harbor Festival committee is pleased to announce the winner of its poster art contest for this year’s Festival that will place this year on Saturday, October 6th. After receiving seven outstanding art entries, the committee chose the submission from Wendy Wilkins Mitchell as the winner.  Mitchell’s painting will be featured on this […]

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