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Annual Christmas
Card Art Contest

Calling all Artists! Submissions requested for our annual Christmas Card Contest. Your vision may be chosen as the City of Barrie’s Christmas Card for 2016.

The subject (art) should be suitable for use as a Christmas Card and should depict a local (City of Barrie) scene or event. Each entry must be accompanied by a signed entry form as supplied by the Mayor’s Office. Entries may be a water colour painting, oil painting, pen and ink drawing, photograph, etc.

Minimum size of original artwork – 4” x 6”
Maximum size of original artwork – 8”x10”

A monetary award will be made to the winner. Full contest details and official
entry forms
are available for download or in person from the Mayor’s Office or City Clerk’s Office.

Finished art should be submitted in person to the Mayor’s office at City Hall, second floor.

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2016 at 4:30pm.

Guidelines, Rules and Conditions

  1. This contest is open to all residents of the City of Barrie.
  2. The subject (art) should be suitable for use as a Christmas Card and should depict a local (City of Barrie) scene or event.
  3. More than one entry may be submitted.
  4. Each entry must be accompanied by a signed entry form as supplied online, or by the Mayor’s Office.
  5. Entry may be a water colour painting, oil painting, pen and ink drawing, photograph, etc.
  6. Minimum recommended size of original artwork – 4” x 6”
  7. Maximum recommended size of original artwork – 8” x 10””
  8. The winning entrant must agree to allow:
    a. Their name to appear on the finished Christmas Card.
    b. Their art to become the property of the City. All copyright is transferred to the City of Barrie.
    c. Their name and reproduction of their winning entry to be published in the media.
    d. Their original art to be displayed in the City Hall or other City locations.
    e. The winning entrant is responsible for framing the artwork.
  9. An award of $600.00 will be made to the winning entrant.
  10. All entries to be pre-judged by a panel, which will be appointed by the Mayor. The Mayor’s decision of the winning entry is final.
  11. Official entry forms are available from the Mayor’s Office and the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall. Finished art should be submitted in person to the Mayor’s Office.
  12. The City of Barrie will not be held responsible for loss or damage to artwork submitted.
  13. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS OCTOBER 7, 2016 at 4:30pm

2015 Winner

 




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