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Call for Poster Artists – Deadline for Entries is October 5, 2020

The Agriculture and Food Fair of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Inc. is now accepting art submissions for the 2021 AgriFest poster. Whether you are a world-famous or an aspiring artist, seize the opportunity to represent the February 2021 event and the 50th Anniversary of AgriFest. The chosen artwork will be showcased to promote over 10 multidisciplinary events. A panel of judges including AgriFest board members will review submissions and select the artwork that best reflects the look and feel of the 2021 agricultural expo and our 50th season.

The selected poster artwork becomes the exclusive property of AgriFest and will be the icon for AgriFest 2021 event and related activities. The winning artist will be contracted at $1,500 and will receive 50 posters from AgriFest for the sole purpose of promoting the artist’s work.

The poster should reflect the theme of 2021 AgriFest: “Agriculture 2021: A Golden Opportunity to Grow”. Please refrain from depicting carbonated beverages, weapons or any alcohol products in the artwork

The deadline for all entries is at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2020.

There is a need to submit the printed poster by Oct. 5, 2020, it will be used for the final artwork to market the event as the official poster of AgriFest 2021.

Poster Submission Details

Your poster should be in portrait orientation and the dimensions should be 18” x 24”.

There is NO limit to the number of posters an individual may submit but a form for each poster entry must be submitted.  Once the winning submission is selected, the artwork becomes the property of the Agriculture and Food Fair of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Inc.

The following schedule:

  • Submissions: Aug. 7, 2020, through Oct. 5, 2020, 5:00 p.m. (US EST)
  • Announcement of the winners: Oct. 12, 2020

For additional information or questions, contact the Cooperate Extension Service by email  or call (340) 692-4090.