[image-1] The City of North Charleston has put out a call for visual artists to enter the 2019 North Charleston Arts Fest poster design competition. The winning piece will become the official poster design of the 2019 North Charleston Arts Fest, which is scheduled to take place May 1-5, 2019. The submission deadline is Sat. Dec. 15.

The winner will be featured on promotional materials and merchandise, including posters, billboards, advertisements, program booklets, apparel, and more. The winning artists will receive $500, the winning piece will become part of the City of North Charleston’s Public Art Collection, and and a solo exhibition at the North Charleston City Gallery in May 2019.

The competition is open to all S.C. residents ages 18 and older and there is no fee to participate. Entries must be submitted online by Dec. 15 and artists can submit up to three pieces.

The North Charleston Arts Fest celebrates arts and culture, highlighting national, regional, and local artists in the areas of dance, music, theater, visual art, media art, and literature.

For more information, visit NorthCharlestonArtsFest.com.