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Last year’s winning artwork by Alice Picado and honorable mention by Cheryl Hogue

Vista Strawberry Festival Poster Contest is On

Artists Invited to Enter Vista Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

Vista CA– Artists hungry to have their artwork displayed throughout Vista are invited to get their creative juices flowing vista_loves_artand enter the 2014 Vista Strawberry Festival Poster Contest. The fruits of their labor may reap visual and monetary rewards. The first-place winner will receive $250 and their artwork will be featured on the 2015 Vista Strawberry Festival poster and collateral publicity. The second-place prize is 175; third-place, $100; people’s choice, $25.ArtBeat on Main Street on 330 Main Street in Vista is coordinating the contest, which is presented by the Vista Chamber of Commerce.

The deadline to apply is May 16, 2014. Submissions should reflect the flavor and spirit of the annual festival, [Link], taking place this year on May 25, 2014. Guidelines and entry forms are available here [Link].

Winners will be announced on May 24, 2014. Entries will be displayed at ArtBeat on Main Street during the 2014 Strawberry Festival on May 25, 2014 and throughout the next several weeks.

artbeat_on_mainstreetArtBeat owner Kait Matthews states, “I am delighted to work with the Chamber on this second annual contest. In our inaugural 2013 competition, we received an amazing array of delectable entries, including Vista artist Alice Picado’s winning artwork of oversized luscious strawberries being delivered in an old-fashioned pickup truck to the heart of downtown Vista.”

ArtBeat on Main Street co-op gallery is located at 330 Main Street in downtown Vista. It is open Tuesday-Friday, 11:00 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am-6:00 pm; Sunday, 9:30 am-4:00 pm.

For more information, visit the ArtBeat on Main Street website [Link], Like them on Facebook [Link] or discover Vista’s creative vibe in person. To learn about gallery partnering opportunities, including space rentals, email info@artbeatonmainstreet.com.