The Office of Downtown Development is excited to announce an art contest to help make downtown more vibrant! Student’s art will be selected to be displayed throughout downtown and will be unveiled at our Ellen Axson Wilson ArtsFest on May 1! Entry is FREE. See links below for entry form.
All entries must be submitted on quality paper or poster board. All entries must measure 11×17. 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). Ideas for artwork are as follows:
- The Clocktower
- Myrtle Hill
- Town Green
- Robert Redden Footbridge
- Desoto Theatre
- Opera Alley
- Ellen Axson Wilson Statue
- John Ross Bridge
- The rivers through downtown
- Blooms on Broad
- Your favorite historic building
- One of the downtown murals
Entries will be judged by members of the DDA. Art will be judged on creativity, originality, artistic quality, and visual clarity. Students may submit only one entry. Each poster must have an entry form firmly attached to the back of the poster with tape. Entry forms are available at downtownromega.us. Entries must be postmarked or delivery to the Office of Downtown Development at 607 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161 by 5pm on April 15. Office Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
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 on be returned upon request.
For any questions about the contest, please call 706-236-4520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.