City announces Pencil Art Contest, deadline extended to September 23

City announces Pencil Art Contest

The City of Fayetteville Finance Department has announced its second-annual art contest aimed at highlighting the city’s beautiful vistas. Last year, it was photography. This year, it’s pencil art.

The 2019 Pencil Art Contest will showcase local artists who put colored pencils to paper and canvas depicting a favorite icon found within the City of Fayetteville. The work of nine finalists will be displayed at Fayetteville City Hall for a year, and three of those will be named the first-, second-, and third-place winners.

A special evening reception will be held at City Hall on October 17 in honor of all who participate, and it is then that the winners and other finalists will be announced. The deadline to submit an entry is Monday, September 23, 2019 by 5 p.m.



2019 Pencil Art Contest Official Rules

Participants must submit original colored pencil artwork of their own creation on paper or canvass not to exceed 8 inches by 10 inches. Subject matter of the submissions must feature something significant within the official Fayetteville city limits. (Please visit and search for “city map” to verify the location of the Fayetteville city limits.) Submissions must be delivered in person or by mail to Carleetha Talmadge, Fayetteville City Hall, 240 South Glynn Street, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019. Entries must include the artist’s name, phone number, address, artwork title and explanation, location and date completed.  Winners will be announced on Monday, September 30, 2019. Nine entries will be recognized as finalists, and among those shall be chosen a first-, second-, and third-place winner. Finalists’ original submissions will be kept by the City for one year for display in City Hall. Other submissions will be kept by the City until Monday, September 30, 2019, when they may be picked up from City Hall. Digital images of all entries will be kept by the City of Fayetteville to be used for promotional purposes, and the City will have non-exclusive copyrights to the images. A special reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 prior to that evening’s Fayetteville City Council meeting at City Hall.

Sep 12, 2019 3:50 pm |