Keep St. Pete Lit Call to Artists Poster Competition

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Keep St. Pete Lit Call to Artists Poster Competition



Keep St. Pete Lit Call to Artists Poster Competition for 5th Annual SunLit Festival Deadline to Submit is March 15, 2019

$500 to winning poster design for 2019 SunLitFestival and featured April 11th Kick-Off at Chihuly Collection St. Petersburg Florida

Literary nonprofit organization Keep St. Pete Lit has launched a poster design competition for the upcoming 5th Annual SunLit Festival (April 11-28, 2019). The poster competition is part of the festival’s commitment to support and advance the enjoyment of the literary arts and engage the local community. Open to all Florida residents, the competition gives artists the opportunity to create an iconic design that celebrates the vibrancy of Florida’s literary scene and promotes the 5th Annual SunLit Festival. The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of $500 and spotlight at the SunLit Festival in St. Petersburg.

Artists should digitally submit their poster designs to by the deadline Friday, March 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. All poster designs submitted must be original artwork. Up to two poster design submissions are accepted per person, though all entries must be submitted on an individual basis and no shared work is allowed. Creativity and different artistic styles are encouraged. Any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including computer-generated graphics. Posters must be two-dimensional. Poster design can be horizontal or vertical, and must be scalable to 8.5” x 11″. No trademarked or copyrighted images or phrases should be used, with the exception of the SunLit logo. For more information, guidelines and requirements visit 

You can follow Keep St. Pete Lit’s SunLit Festival updates online at or on Facebook at

For additional information and inquiries, contact Maureen McDole, Founder and Director of Keep St.Pete Lit, or (727) 798-4530.

About Keep St. Pete Lit

Producer of the SunLit Festival, Keep St. Pete Lit celebrates and promotes greater St. Petersburg’s literary community – past, present and future – through arts, education and events with a literary twist. Keep St. Pete Lit is made up of readers, writers and lovers of words who strive to bring an approachable, engaging literary component to St. Petersburg’s vibrant arts community.

About the SunLit Festival

SunLit Festival is a confederation of like-minded literary, cultural, and civic organizations coordinating their individual efforts for the common goal of advancing the enjoyment of books, reading, writing, and the classic art of letterpress printing. SunLit Festival 2019 brings together over 35 various organizations and arts disciplines to celebrate literacy, literature, reading, and writing.

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