The Telluride Wine Festival, Center for Wine Origins and SCHILLING studio Gallery have announced the “Where in the World Does Your Wine come from?” Nationwide Poster Challenge and Art Exhibition.
They are calling for artists, photographers and designers to submit their poster designs, that seek to promote wines and the regions that produce them. Twenty posters, selected from the submitted entries, will be exhibited at the Telluride Wine Festival that will be held from June 24 to 27th, 2010 in Telluride, Colorado. The entries will have the opportunity of winning cash awards in the “Best in Show” and “People’s Choice” categories.
Press release below:
“Where in the World Does your Wine Come From?”
NATIONWIDE Poster Challenge and Art Exhibition ANNOUNCED
Telluride Wine Festival, Center for Wine Origins and SCHILLING studio Gallery team-up to highlight wine regions from across the globe during month-long poster challenge
Washington, DC – The Telluride Wine Festival, Center for Wine Origins and SCHILLING studio Gallery are pleased to announce the “Where in the World Does Your Wine come from?” Nationwide Poster Challenge and Art Exhibition. The challenge seeks to discover artists and designers who create an educated and aesthetically pleasing poster design reflecting the promotion and protection of wine regions.
While excellent wine is produced around the world, it is important to know where your wine comes from. This particular competition encourages artists to promote the recognition of Champagne or Port wines, or an official wine region from across the globe. Artists, photographers and graphic designers are encouraged to submit their poster design. The challenge is the first nationwide, juried poster competition celebrating the grape and regions of origin for the world’s most diverse wines. The final selections for cash awards will be chosen based on artistic excellence in reflection of this theme.
The Art Exhibition will take place in Telluride, Colorado during the Telluride Wine Festival June 24 to 27th, 2010. Each of the selected 20 finalist’s posters will be displayed during the festival and sold at SCHILLING studio Gallery with cash awards given to the “Best in Show” and “People’s Choice”.
Click here to learn more about the contest details and submission guidelines. Deadline for entries is May 15th, 2010.