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ABANA 2018 Conference

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Conference Division

Poster Contest Winner

Entry 5

Rob Fertner

Rob has recieved two free passes to the Conference for his winning entry


 

Poster Contest Entries

Entry 1

(Entry Updated - Color Added)

Entry 2

Entry 3

Entry 4

Entry 5

Entry 6

Entry 7

Entry 8

Entry 9

Entry 10

Entry 11

Entry 12

Voting began 1 January 2012 the deadline for entries

Voting will end 30 April 2012

Note: Voting was Reset on Jan 2, 2012 at 8:30AM - If you voted prior to this time you may revote.

 

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ABANA 2012 Conference Poster Contest Announcements

January 2, 2012

OFFICIAL VOTING BEGINS TODAY:

Voting was reset at 8:30 AM. Please vote for your favorite Poster

September 26, 2011

 

SECOND CALL TO ARTISTS:


Announcing the 2012 ABANA Conference Poster Contest

This will be a contest to choose an “Official Poster” for the 2012 ABANA Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota!


Who can participate?


Anyone who is over 18 years old is invited to submit his or her original artwork.


What is the Prize?


The winner will receive two free passes to the conference. This does not include room, meals or transportation. Interviews with the winner will be published in The Anvil’s Ring and on the ABANA web site.


What are the Rules?


Be sure to include your name, address, phone number and e-mail with your submission.

Submit any 2-D medium or digital file tiff, psd or jpg (tiff or psd is preferred)

 

For 2-D medium the Size must be smaller than 36" x 36". (Keep in mind that it will be reduced/reformatted to  18" x 24" (portrait) or 24" x 18"
(landscape)    

 

For  digital files:  

tiff and psd files must be a minimum of 150 dpi at 18" x 24" or 24" x 18" size

jpg files must be a minimum of 300 dpi at 18" x 24" or 24" x 18" size

Hand drawn artwork should have finished size 18”X24”.

The design must include the words:

ABANA,2012, Rapid City, South Dakota in any configuration.

Keep in mind that the theme of the conference is "Reunion on the Great Plains."


The idea is to create a body of biennial art posters that are suitable for framing and collecting. Submissions must be received before January 1, 2012. The winning artist must give copyright permission to ABANA who will produce posters and

other novelties featuring the winning design. All submissions will go into the Conference auction to raise funds for ABANA.


Who Judges the Submissions?


All of the submissions will be displayed on a website, WWW.ABANA.ORG Anyone can visit the website and vote for the poster that they like best. The poster receiving the most votes will win. One need not be an ABANA member to vote. Voting to start after the first of the year, stay tuned for details!


How do I Submit?


Send your artwork or CD to:


ABANA POSTER CONTEST

259 Muddy Fork Road

Jonesborough TN 37659-4813

www.abana.org


PLEASE NOTE!

THE "SUBMIT BY" DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO JANUARY 1, 2012 AND THE VOTING WILL START SOON AFTER THAT DATE.

 

February 2011

Call To Artists: Announcing the 2012 ABANA Conference Poster Contest

 

A contest to choose an “Official Poster” for the 2012 ABANA Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota!


Who can participate?

  • Anyone who is over 18 years old is invited to submit their original art work.

What is the Prize?

  • The winner will receive two free passes to the conference. This does not include room, meals or transportation. Interviews with the winner will be published in The Anvil’s Ring and on the ABANA web site.

What are the Rules?

Be sure to include your name, address, phone number and e-mail with your submission.

Submit any 2-D medium or digital file on a CD such as tiff, gif or jpg.

Size must be smaller than 36” x 36”.

The design must include the words:

  • ABANA

  • 2012

  • Rapid City

  • South Dakota

(in any configuration that the artist chooses.)

Keep in mind that the theme of the conference is: "Reunion on the Great Plains."


The idea is to create a body of biennial art posters that are suitable for framing and collecting. Submissions must be received before April 30,2012. The winning artist must give copyright permission to ABANA who will produce posters and other novelties featuring the winning design. All submissions will go into the Conference auction to raise funds for ABANA.


Who Judges the Submissions?

All of the submissions will be displayed on a website: www.abana.org

Anyone can visit the website and vote for the poster that they like best. The poster receiving the most votes will win. One need not be an ABANA member to vote.


How do I Submit?

Send your art work or CD to:

ABANA

259 Muddy Fork Road

Jonesborough TN 37659-4813

ABANA Central Office

www.abana.org