Calls for Entries: THE ART OF THE POSTER


5th Louisiana Biennial: The Art of the Poster

National Juried Exhibition

This exhibition is Louisiana Tech University School of Design’s first juried show to focus on Poster Art in the 21st century. Artists whose work explores the dynamic and expressive potential of the poster in contemporary art, illustration and graphic design are invited to submit work to juror Celene Aubry, Associate Director and Manager, Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tennessee. All processes for poster design and output are eligible for submission. Subject matter is open. Special interest will be given to work that speaks to the important role that means of production plays in excellence of design. Entries must be original artwork in both concept and execution, and no portion may be of another artist’s published or copyrighted work. Cash awards for Best in Show, Juror’s Choice, and Honorable Mentions.

Juror Biography: Celene Aubry is the Associate Director and Manager at Hatch Show Print, the legendary letterpress print shop continuously operating since 1879 in Nashville, Tennessee. Hatch got its start printing handbills and posters for a variety of entertainers throughout the South. Today, Hatch continues to function as a press—printing custom posters for musicians and events all over the world—while also showcasing print-centric art in their gallery and offering hands-on tours and workshops from their education space.

Important Dates:

July 1 – September 19, 2018             Submission period (deadline: Sept. 19, 11:59pm Central Time)

September 24, 2018                          Juror decision notice sent

October 22, 2018                               Work due to galleries

October 30 – December 4, 2018        Exhibition Dates

Submission Information:

Submission limited to 3-5 works

Submission Fees: 1-3 works $30, 4-5 works: $35

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Image criteria:

  • Suggested image settings for best possible quality and ease of viewing for juror:

– .jpg file format

– sRGB color profile

– 1024 x 768 pixels for image files

– image submissions should not be larger than 5mb


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