Fiesta 2016 poster contest deadline approaching

Posters are due by 5 p.m. Friday.


SAN ANTONIO – Submissions for the Fiesta Poster Contest are due this Friday at 5 p.m.

All artists are invited to participate, from traditional media like watercolor and acrylic to computer graphics. Submissions are required to convey the unique style and imagery of San Antonio, and reflect the spirit and excitement of the Fiesta City.

Ten semifinalists will be chosen before an overall winner is selected. Judges will make the decision based on concept, artistic imagery, visual presentation and merchandising adaptation.

The winning artist will receive $5,000, be honored at the Fiesta 2016 San Antonio Poster Unveiling and be recognized in the Fiesta 2016 Magazine.

All entries should be submitted at the Fiesta Commission Office, 2611 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78251. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This article was contributed by KSAT intern Jacob Schmidt.