Calling all Artists: Contest announced for 2015 Buck Creek Festival

An art contest will be held for the design of the cover art for the 2015 Buck Creek Festival in Helena. The winner will receive a $100 check. (File)

An art contest will be held for the design of the cover art for the 2015 Buck Creek Festival in Helena. The winner will receive a $100 check. (File)

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA–The 14th annual Buck Creek Festival at the Helena Amphitheater Park is quickly approaching and artists are encouraged to send in their design ideas.

The Buck Creek Festival Committee wants anyone 13-years-old or older to help design the cover art that will be used for the 2015 Buck Creek Festival.

The winning artwork will be used to design the posters, T-shirts and other items to publicize the event and the winner will receive a check for $100.

Each entry must include a completed entry form and sign the release on the entry form, according to the competition rules.

The art should be related to ducks, music, the waterfall and family. The 14th Annual Buck Creek Festival, Helena, AL, May 8-9, 2015 should also be incorporated in the artwork.

The art must be a JPG file, at least 300 dpi, no more than six colors and work must be your own original work.

Entries will be accepted now until March 1 at 6 p.m., and the winner will be notified by March 20.

An entry form for the art contest can be found at Buckcreekfestival.com.