Benton Park West Neighborhood
T-Shirt Design Contest
Presented by Benton Park West Neighborhood Association
Call for Artists
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association (BPWNA) is requesting t-shirt design submissions to use as
a fundraiser for the neighborhood association. The winning design submission will be produced on tshirts
and sold at neighborhood meetings, events, and online. Proceeds from the sale of the t-shirts will
enable BPWNA to fulfill its mission and enhance our community.
• Artwork should include “Benton Park West” text
• Artwork should capture the energy, diversity, and excitement of Benton Park West
• Artwork may include, but not limited to Benton Park West architecture, people, culture,
landmarks, institutions, etc.
• Creativity and originality are required
• Artwork should be appropriate for all ages: children through senior citizens
• Artwork may be photos, painting (all mediums), collage, pen & ink, graphic design, computer
• Color or Black & White; if color, please limit to 4 color.
• 2 dimensional and sizeable up to 16in x 20 in
Submitted artwork must be reproducible. Selected artwork may be used in the following methods:
• Promotional postcards
• Promotional posters
• Print media ads
• Other uses as determined by BPWNA
Please note: By entering this contest, the artist (if selected) agrees to provide a release waiver authorizing
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association to reproduce the submitted image for the above usages. The
printer may adjust the image for reproduction. No prize money is awarded, but the artist will receive
recognition on the BPWNA website, social media sites, The Porch newsletter, press releases, and any
media interviews related to the design contest.
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This request is open to all artists located within 100 miles of St. Louis. All ages and skill levels are
encouraged to submit their work. BPWNA is not required to make recommendations or selections from
the submissions if, in its opinion, qualifications are not appropriate.
Must be received/postmarked by 5PM, Monday, July 2, 2012. All entries will be displayed at the
Benton Park West neighborhood meeting on Thursday, July 19 at 7PM. Attendees of that meeting will
vote for their top choices. Finalists will be notified by Monday, July 30, 2012. Finalists may be asked to
show their original work to the August neighborhood meeting, Thursday, August 16. The designer of the
winning artwork will be notified by phone/email by Friday, August 24, 2012. The voting schedule is
subject to change and all contestants would be notified in advance of any scheduled changes.
DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINAL ARTWORK. Your submissions will not be returned. After reviewing
submissions, we will keep your application on file for future considerations.
All submissions should include the following information:
• Contact phone number(s)
• Titles & Descriptions of artwork images submitted
• Website information if applicable
Please submit up to 6 artworks/images in JPEG format (no larger than 500KB each) as
attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Note: If you have a website, instead of sending attachments, you may simply send us the URL of
the images you wish to submit and the link to your site.
Postal Mail Submissions:
Please submit up to 6 artworks/images/photos (sizes 3×5 to 8×10) to:
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association
Attn: T-Shirt Design
P.O. Box 18671
St. Louis, MO 63118
For confirmation of receipt of submission, enclose a Self Addressed Stamped Postcard with your
Please contact Scott McIntosh by calling (314)719-6507 or emailing email@example.com.
Please be sure to visit our site, www.bentonparkwest.org.
Thank you for your submission!