The Office of Downtown Development is excited to bring back the downtown art contest to help make downtown more vibrant! You’re invited to help us bring art to Downtown Rome! Art will be selected to be displayed throughout downtown. Students artwork will be go up by the end of March and stay up through our Ellen Axson Wilson ArtWalk in May!
Entry is FREE! All entries must be submitted on quality paper or poster board. All entries must measure 11×17 and be vertical. You may use any material to create your art, including colored pencil, marker, pastels, crayons, and paint. Bright colors will stand out. All entries must be 2-dimensional (no 3-dimensional or glued pieces will be accepted). This year’s theme is nature. Some ideas are: Tree City, Bee City, Town Green Ginkgoes, Blooms on Broad, Paws Permitted, Three Rivers, Myrtle Hill, Clocktower Hill.
Entries will be judged by members of the DDA. Art will be judged on creativity, originality, artistic quality, and visual clarity. Everyone may submit only one entry. Each poster must have an entry form firmly attached to the back of the poster (please no staples). Entry forms are available at downtownromega.us. Entries must be postmarked or delivered to the Office of Downtown Development at 607 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161 by 5pm on February 25. Office Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Staff can come pick up if notified. Reminders: All entries will become the property of the Rome DDA. Rome DDA reserves the right to reproduce the posters for print and digital display, use the names/photos of the winners in public announcements about the contest, and display winning posters on public property. Artwork will be returned upon request.
For any questions about the contest, please call 706-236-4520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.