Will YOU Be Our 2021 Poster & T-Shirt Artist?

(Great perks, promotions, and bragging rights!)

ArtFest Fort Myers, Southwest Florida’s premier juried art festival, will announce the Poster/T-shirt Competition for the 2021 festival in May. Entries will be accepted from June 15 – July 30, 2020.

Poster Artist Perks & Promotion

Guaranteed acceptance for 2021 & 2022

  • Skip the jury and application process for two whole years.

Free booth and hotel

  • Complimentary 10’ x 10’ Booth Space at ArtFest Fort Myers 2021, including Friday Opening Night ($600 value)
  • Complimentary 3-night stay, over festival weekend 2021, at the ArtFest Fort Myers Host hotel the Luminary Hotel & Co. located on our festival site with covered parking (value = priceless)

Year-round promotion (priceless!)

All promotion includes your name & website

  • Cover of ArtFest Fort Myers’ 24-page magazine – 22,000 copies; 110 hotels; 3-month shelf life. Includes ½ page article about you and the poster art.
  • Cover of 8,500 Festival Programs with a ½-page article about you and the poster.
  • Showcased on ArtFestFortMyers.com with link to artist website.
  • Promotion on ArtFest Fort Myers Facebook page.
  • Special eAnnouncements to poster buyers from past years.

More goodies for you

  • 20 commemorative posters, unframed ($600 value)
  • 1 framed poster ($125 value)
  • 10 commemorative t-shirts in your choice of style and sizes ($250 value)
  • 6 VIP Packages includes Opening Night VIP Party and VIP Terrace for the weekend ($750 value)

It’s easy to apply, so do it!

Open to all professional 2D artists, with the understanding that if selected they will exhibit at ArtFest Fort Myers 2021 with appropriate tent, display and inventory.

There is NO FEE to submit artwork and an artist may submit up to three entries.

Submitted Artwork:

  • should be representative of South Florida
  • should appeal to a broad audience
  • must be adaptable for reproduction in a traditional 16” x 20” print format
  • must be adaptable for reproduction on a t-shirt (almost all artwork is)
  • can be standard JPEG format for selection process
  • artwork chosen for the Poster must be available in a maximum-quality JPEG format - resolution to print at 16” x 20” with a resolution of 300 dpi

2020 Poster & T-shirt Collection

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2020 Fusion T
See posters from past years in the Festival Store.


IMPORTANT: Entries must be submitted by email

Email to Erin.Jackson@ ArtFestFortMyers.com with the Subject: POSTER ENTRY. Include your name, medium and website address in the body of the email and attach or link to your jpegs.

ArtFest Fort Myers reserves the right to select none of the submitting artists and choose the Poster/T-shirt artist from the artists selected in the Jury Process for festival artists or any other selection process.

DEADLINE: Entries will be accepted from June 15 – July 30, 2020.

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Saturday and Sunday, February 6 & 7, 2021
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Opening Night: Friday, February 5, 2021 • 6 - 9 pm

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When: Nov. 7, 2020 • 10 to 4
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